AB 1797 (Rodriguez – D)

Would require the Division of Apprenticeship Standards to establish and coordinate a stakeholders group that includes representatives of health care providers, employers or employer organizations, hospital systems, community clinics, patients, caregivers, and patient advocacy organizations after consulting with the CWIB, CDE, and CCC system.  The stakeholders would be responsible for identifying opportunities for apprenticeships, identify and develop specific requirements and qualifications for entry into apprenticeships, establish standards for corresponding pre-apprenticeship skills training programs, and work with designated entities to identify, assess, and prepare a pool of qualified candidates seeking to enter apprenticeship.