Funding Available for Employers


Up to 50% Reimbursement If Eligible

Irvine Valley College (“IVC”) and its Advanced Technology Education Park (“ATEP”) in Tustin are pleased to announce a new partnership with California’s Employment Training Panel (“ETP”) to provide financial assistance to California businesses in support of customized worker training.

IVC/ATEP received a grant award in July 2013 to help employers offset the cost of training its workforce.


Funding Overview

You may be eligible to receive reimbursements of up to 50% of the costs for Advance Workforce Training through State funding. Certain conditions and limitations apply. If you are an employer looking to add knowledge and skills to your organization, contact us today and learn how State funding could help!


Employee Eligibility 

  • Frontline Workers or Supervisors/Managers (no senior executives)
  • Full-time Workers (35+ hours per week)
  • Receive a minimum of 8 hours of instructor-led training/lab training (up to 200 hrs)
  • Be retained on the job for 90-days following completion of training
  • Earn at least $15.88 per hour (base wage + the value of company-paid medical benefits – measured at end of retention period)
  • Employee must not be enrolled in another ETP training program through another contractor during the past 90 days
  • Employee must not be currently enrolled in a work share program


Types of Training Included:


Applied Technologies

  • SolidWorks
  • MastercamX
  • LabVIEW
  • Electronics and Optics using LabVIEW
  • Electronics for Maintenance Technicians
  • PLC Programming and Trouble Shooting
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • CNC Programming (HAAS/Fanuc controllers)
  • CNC Milling (HAAS/Fanuc controllers)
  • CNC Lathe (HAAS/Fanuc controllers)
  • CNC Programming Using Master CAM
  • Fiber Optics
  • Fundamentals of Light and Lasers
  • Laser Material Processing
  • Computer Repair with CompTIA certification
  • Optical Detection and Radiometry
  • And MORE


Organizational Development

  • LEAN for Office Administration
  • LEAN for Office Administration (in Spanish)
  • LEAN Manufacturing Principles
  • LEAN Manufacturing Principles (in Spanish)
  • Six Sigma Basics
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning Workshop
  •  Recruitment and Selection
  • Team Building Fundamentals
  • Discovering your Team Player Style
  • And MORE


Environmental Training – EDCC

  • Essentials of Environmental Compliance
  • Going GREEN, What you and your company should know
  • Green Generalist 101 (Purdue University)
  • Efficient Energy Use & Audit (Purdue University)
  • Contractor License Exam Preparation
  • Classes in association with EWD’s Environmental Training Centers
  • Sustainability Planning
  • Conducting environmental Audit
  • Using Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Workplace Safety Compliance
  • Emergency Response Training
  • And MORE


Contact Us

Pamela Prince,  949.282.2718

Timothy Sohn, 949.282.2720