ERIC Number: ED455438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
A Vision for the Future: Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training--Phase II Discussion Paper.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
This paper presents regulatory change proposals from the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board and Department of Advanced Education and Career Development for public discussion and comment. Section 1 outlines proposals relating to regulations: program and process details; the ratio of journeymen to apprentices; and apprentice wages. These proposals include no change to content of program requirements, including entrance requirements; removal of program and process details from regulation; retention by the provincial apprenticeship committees and the Board of the authority to set these requirements; no change to journeyman/apprentice ratios; continuation of adequate supervision as the central factor in determining those ratios; and determination of apprentice's wages by market forces. Section 2 outlines proposals about the designation of trades and occupations: continuation of three categories of designation; the Board's use of new criteria to resume its applications for redesignation of optional trades as compulsory trades; and industry's continued responsibility for training in designated occupations, but no regulation of training. Appendixes include a glossary, apprenticeship and industry training regulatory framework, Alberta-designated trades and occupations, proposals, and comments form. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Developed Nations, Educational Certificates, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Industrial Training, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Licensing Boards, State Regulation, Student Certification, Vocational Education, Wages
Apprenticeship and Industry Training, Alberta Learning, 10th Floor, Commerce Place, 10155-102 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 4L5. Tel: 780-427-8765. For full text: http://www.tradesecrets.org/library/vision/vision98/jan98/vi sion.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
Identifiers - Location: Canada