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ERIC Number: ED018618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 45
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SETTING UP AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM, A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE IN TRAINING APPRENTICES FOR SKILLED OCCUPATIONS.
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
THE PURPOSE OF THIS BOOKLET IS TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES FOR ESTABLISHING APPRENTICE PROGRAMS IN ANY INDUSTRY OR OCCUPATION WHICH REQUIRES SKILLS THAT TAKE MORE THAN A FEW MONTHS TO LEARN. TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM IN A COMPANY WITHOUT A LABOR AGREEMENT, THE PERSONNEL SHOULD (1) ORGANIZE AN APPRENTICESHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE, (2) DETERMINE ALL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED FOR THE OCCUPATION, (3) SECURE THE COOPERATION OF WORKERS AND FOREMEN WHO WILL BE PROVIDING THE ON-THE-JOB SUPERVISION, (4) ARRANGE FOR THE NECESSARY RELATED CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION, (5) APPOINT AN APPRENTICESHIP DIRECTOR TO MAINTAIN STANDARDS, AND (6) WRITE A SET OF APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS. BASIC STANDARDS HAVE BEEN ESTABLSIHED BY THE FEDERAL COMMITTEE ON APPRENTICESHIP. TO CONFORM WITH THESE STANDARDS, A PROGRAM MUST PROVIDE FOR (1) A MINIMUM AGE, (2) A FAIR OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY, (3) SELECTION ON BASIC QUALIFICATIONS ONLY, (4) A SCHEDULE OF WORK PROCESSES, (5) ORGANIZED RELATED TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION, (6) A PROGRESSIVELY INCREASING WAGE, (7) PROPER ON-THE-JOB SUPERVISION, (8) PERIODIC EVALUATION OF PROGRESS, (9) APPROPRIATE RECORDS, (10) EMPLOYEE-EMPLOYER COOPERATION, (11) RECOGNITION OF COMPLETIONS, AND (12) NONDISCRIMINATION IN ALL PHASES. OTHER AREAS COVERED ARE BASIC PROVISIONS WHICH SHOULD BE A PART OF THE PROGRAM, THE ACTUAL JOB INSTRUCTION, THE COST OF APPRENTICESHIP, AND THINGS TO REMEMBER. ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FROM FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES FOR EACH STEP OF PROGRAM PLANNING AND OPERATION. THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF THE FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES, SAMPLE FORMS, AND A LIST OF APPRENTICESHIP OCCUPATIONS ARE GIVEN IN THE APPENDIX. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
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