Employment Training Panel / Applied Materials Inc.


The California Energy Commission, through a workforce funding agreement with the Employment Training Panel (ETP), approved $749,952 in Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) funds to Applied Materials Inc. for workforce development and training to provide skills that foster innovation and product development in the lithium-ion battery manufacturing market.

Applied Materials Inc. engineers and builds equipment, machines, and tools for clean energy manufacturing industries. The ARFVTP-supported training includes courses in lithium-ion battery design, fabrication, manufacturing, modeling, and integration.

The project is a public-private partnership between the Energy Commission, the ETP, and Applied Materials Inc. More than 400 people will be trained in advanced battery manufacturing and production where products will be used in the clean transportation sector.

ARFVTP Award Amount
$749,952

Funding Category
Workforce Training and Development

Location
Santa Clara County


Top Photo: Staff at Applied Materials using training in advanced battery manufacturing and production for the clean transportation sector. Bottom Photo: Staff at Applied Materials using training in advanced battery manufacturing and production for the clean transportation sector.
Photo Courtesy of Applied Materials Inc.

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