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The Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Program sponsors and Contractors

This page is being developed as a resource for apprenticeship program sponsors. Please contact your Consultant with any comments or suggestions on this page.


Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)

The newly enacted Workforce Investment and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provides increased funding opportunities for registered apprenticeship programs to supplement their apprentice training costs. To be eligible to receive these funds, approved programs must be placed on the State's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL).
As the state apprenticeship approval agency, DAS is responsible for maintaining the apprenticeship portion of the ETPL.
If you are interested in being placed on the ETPL, you must complete the application available to download here on the DAS website. Once you have completed the application please email it to for inclusion on the ETPL. version

Training Fund Grants

The training fund grant for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
These grants are for apprenticeship programs in the building and construction trades only.

Important Notices

Program Guidelines

Employment Development Department


Apprentice cancellation process

  • Letter announcing new apprentice cancellation process version
  • DAS 5 Form (Rev 9/06) Request for Cancellation of Apprentice Agreement (For Cause) version version
  • Apprentice Complaint Form – In many instances Apprentices have the right to appeal the Program’s decision to terminate their agreement.

Interactive databases



Apprentice : Journeyman Roofer Ratio

  • Ratios:  For all work, the ratio of Apprentices to Journeymen employed by the employer may not be more than one Apprentice to one Journeyman by contractor calculated at the end of the job.  The ratio may  not exceed three Apprentices to one Journeyman on a daily basis, and each individual contractor may not exceed the one to one ratio by the end of the job.  There must always be Journeyman supervision of Apprentices and it is never appropriate to have Apprentices working without Journeyman Supervision;
  • This ratio will apply to all work bid after January 1, 2008, or where the project is not subject to a bid process, where the contract for the work is entered into or the contract is executed after January 1, 2008.
  • Note that the minimum ratio of 1 apprentice hour to each 5 journeyman hours established by labor code remains unchanged. 

[Excerpt from Roofer Ratio Change Letter November 2007]

Barber / cosmetologist agreement approval process

  • Joint letter from the California Barber and Cosmetology Board & the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to barber and cosmetology programs. version
  • Letter from the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to the barber and cosmetology programs regarding the new apprentice agreement approval process. version
  • The barber / cosmetologist apprentice agreement DAS1 BC version version

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Revised July 29, 2016