Administrator Certification Section
Training Vendors


CA State of Emergency and COVID-19
Waiver Information and Resources for Vendors


The Administrator Certification Section Vendor Support and Review Unit is acting quickly to provide the vendor community with updated information as it becomes available.  We appreciate your patience as we work through this unprecedented time, together.  See the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) webpage to stay current on CCLD general information related to COVID-19.

Relevant Provider Information Notices (PINs)

There are several Provider Information Notice (PIN)s related to waivers of ACS licensing requirements due to State of Emergency and COVID-19.  They are listed below in order of release with the most current being first.

  • PIN 20-15-CCLD - Updated Statewide Waivers for Administrator Certification Program Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
    • This PIN supersedes PIN 20-09-CCLD
  • PIN-20-09-CCLD - Updated Statewide Waivers for Licensing Requirements Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVD-19).
    • This PIN supersedes PIN 20-08-ASC
  • PIN 20-08-ASC - Statewide Waivers for Licensing Requirements Due to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).  

General Waiver Information

The following documents and resources are intended to support vendors who wish to participate in the waiver process:

Vendor Information - Application Processing

The ACS encourages vendors to submit vendor applications, course requests, change of instructor requests, rosters, etc., using the Vendor Automation Platform.   The platform allows vendors to track submissions and receive ACS notices confirming the transaction.

Registering to access the system is free and easy. A one-time registration for your vendorship will be required upon your first use of service. Registering for an account does not mean you are an approved vendor. 

Click the following link to register and sign-in to the platform:

Vendor Automation Platform

Note - application processing fees must continue to be mailed with identifying vendor information to the ACS at:

CDSS - Community Care Licensing Division
Administrator Certification Section
744 P Street, MS 9-17-47
Sacramento, CA 95814
ATTN: Vendor Support and Review Unit

If you have questions or wish to share feedback on the service, contact Michael Estioko at:

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For general information or questions, contact the Vendor Help Desk:

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