ERIC Number: ED230723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
National Apprenticeship and Training Standards for the Sheet Metal Industry. Revised.
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
These national standards are designed to aid contractors, labor, and joint committees in setting up, conducting, and improving apprenticeship programs for individuals seeking to become skilled in the sheet metal industry. Covered in the individual sections are the following topics: the provisions of the apprenticeship standards (definitions, qualifications for apprenticeship, the selection of apprentices, apprentice obligations, the term of apprenticeship, work experience, a suggested schedule of work processes for sheet metal apprenticeship, related instruction, the minimum recommended curriculum, examinations, apprentice working hours, wages, the duties of local joint committees, continuity of employment, amendments to local standards, the relationship of standards to bargaining agreements, and the expenses incurred in administrating the standards); federal laws and regulations affecting the employment of apprentices; joint training funds; and rules and regulations governing local joint apprenticeship committees. Appendixes to the standards include recommendations for the selection and admission of apprentices, an outline of an affirmative action program, and sample forms. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Definitions, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Guidelines, Job Training, Labor Legislation, Labor Standards, Machine Tool Operators, Metal Working, National Standards, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Program Development, Program Implementation, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Sheet Metal Work, Work Experience
Publication Type: Guides - General; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training.
Note: The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Sheet Metal Industry has revised and amplified the apprenticeship standards.