ERIC Number: ED396088
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Apprenticeship Virginia 1995-1996.
Virginia Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Richmond.
This guide defines apprenticeship as a training program in industrial and craft occupations that require a wide and diverse range of skills and knowledge. It combines supervised on-the-job training and experience with technical classroom studies in subjects related to the trade. Formal apprenticeship training programs must be approved by the U.S. Department of Labor and conducted according to written standards. This guide, written especially for the state of Virginia, explains the basics of apprenticeship programs and provides information about 49 apprenticeable occupations. The first part provides information about the following: definition and overview of apprenticeship; where to apply for apprenticeships; general qualifications for apprenticeship applicants; the selection process; training procedures; typical questions and answers about apprenticeship programs in Virginia; apprenticeship contacts and administrative agents in Virginia; and Virginia apprenticeable occupations. The second part of the guide describes 49 apprenticeable occupations. Each one-page description includes the following: Dictionary of Occupational Titles, Occupational Employment Survey, and Guide to Occupational Exploration codes for the job title; alternative titles for the occupation; specific vocational preparation time; classroom requirements; job skills and duties; average length of time it takes to find employment in the fields; and national average salary range. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Occupational Information Coordinating Committee, Richmond.