Maine Apprenticeship Training: What you need to know

An apprenticeship program combines classroom instruction or education with on-the-job training under the close supervision of a qualified journeyperson in the craft, trade, or profession. The Maine State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB), through its Apprenticeship Council, governs the state apprenticeship program. The Council establishes apprenticeship program standards, approves apprenticeship agreements, issues completion certificates to apprentices who have satisfactorily completed their training, and keeps records of registered programs and apprentice agreements. (ME Rev. Stat. Tit. 26 Sec. 3201).
An apprentice must be at least 16 years old and must be employed under an apprenticeship agreement to work at and learn a specific occupation. The apprentice must be registered with the Maine Jobs Council.
The Maine Community College System is the primary vendor for apprenticeship-related instruction; the college system will work with adult education, local school authorities, and other groups in organizing and establishing related or supplemental instruction for apprentices.
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According to state regulations, an "apprenticeable occupation" is a skilled trade that:
• Is customarily learned through a structured program of on-the-job supervised training;
• Is clearly identified and commonly recognized throughout an industry;
• Involves manual, mechanical, or technical skills and knowledge, and a legally required minimum number of hours of on-the-job training;and
• Requires instruction to supplement the on-the-job training.
Under Maine law, each apprenticeship is built around a written agreement between sponsor and apprentice, with a definite sequence of job training and instruction. ...

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