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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor And Employment
Agency 20. Apprenticeship Council
Chapter 21. Regulations Governing the Administration of Apprenticeship Programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia

16VAC20-21-40. Criteria for apprenticeable occupations.

An apprenticeable occupation is one that is specified by industry and has all of the following characteristics:

1. It involves skills customarily learned in a practical way through a structured, systematic program of on-the-job supervised learning.

2. It is clearly identified and commonly recognized throughout an industry.

3. It involves the progressive attainment of manual, mechanical, or technical skills and knowledge that in the industry standard for the occupation would require the completion of at least 2,000 hours of on-the-job learning to attain.

4. It requires related instruction to supplement the on-the-job learning experience.

Statutory Authority

§ 40.1-118 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 1, eff. October 8, 2014.

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