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Apprenticeship System FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

 

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1. How do I complete apprentice(s) from my program?
Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for completion information.
 
2. Is there any financial assistance for apprenticeship programs?
A corporate tax credit is available in the manufacturing trade areas. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information.
 
3. What is the required ratio of apprentices to journeypersons?
Job site ratio is no less than one journeyperson supervising one apprentice. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information as to hiring ratio.
 
4. Where can I attend the related instruction classes?
Regional Vocational-Technical High Schools, as well as several proprietary schools, offer state-approved related instruction. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information.
 
5. Can I get credit for classes already taken? (military, related vocational-technical classes not in the same trade)?
This varies depending on individual circumstances. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information.
 
6. When does the business sponsor have to pay a share for related instructional classes?
The employer must pay 50% of related instruction costs in a State Regional Vocational-Technical High School at the time of registration.
 
7. How much credit do I get for technical school graduation in an apprenticeable trade?
This varies depending on the type of trade and related classes. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information.
 
8. Can I get credit for previous work in the trade? (military experience, work in industry, unregistered trade work, etc.)?
You may be eligible for credit for previous trade-related work. Contact the Regional Apprenticeship Representative in your area for additional information.
 
9. What happens when I complete my apprenticeship?
If it is in an occupational-licensed craft, you must successfully pass the appropriate license examination. You would then obtain your certificate of completion. In non-licensed occupations, the certificate is granted upon completion of on-the-job training and related instructions.
 
10. How do I go about applying for my license?
Contact the Department of Consumer Protection, Real Estate and Professional Trades Division at (860) 713-6135.
 
11. How do I contact a Regional Apprenticeship Representative?
Regional Apprenticeship Representatives are located throughout the state.


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