Issuance Number: 2019-22

Date: November 4, 2019

To: SDWP Subrecipients and ETPL Training Providers

From: Andrew Picard, VP of Programs

Subject: Operations Manual Update: Chapter 4. Part 1, Attachment - ETPL, ITA & ATA Policies and Procedures (Third Party Vendors)


This operations issuance is to notify Workforce Partnership (SDWP) subrecipients and ETPL Training Providers of changes to the Operations Manual: Chapter 4, Part 1 Attachment: ETPL, ITA & ATA Policies and Procedures regarding third-party agreements and subcontracts.


Per WSD 15-07, Attachment 1, page 11: 

All California Community College, CSU and UC programs in priority industry sectors will be added to the ETPL by the Local Boards upon request by the college. These programs must be offered by the WASC recognized training provider and not subcontracted out by the training provider to a third-party vendor to be considered eligible. 


Effective November 4, 2019, all training providers are required to notify the Workforce Partnership of any programs offered by third-party vendors on the ETPL per current policy. 

This new requirement is in effect as of the above issuance date. 

If you have any questions regarding this issuance contact the ETPL Coordinator at 


  1. To access the chapters and their attachments, go to and click on the collapsed menu icon located on the top right hand side of the webpage.
  2. Click on “Operations Resources” section.
  3. Click on “Operations Manual” to see the list of chapters and operational issuances.
  4. Click on Chapter 4 Part 1: Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Activities | Attachments” to view the policy and attachments.