|
|

Minnesota 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 journeyworker in the craft, trade, or profession. Minnesota's voluntary apprenticeship program is governed by the Minnesota Apprenticeship Board, made up of representatives from employee and employer organizations and from the general public (MN Stat. Sec. 178.01). The Board is appointed by the commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry.
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report on the "Critical HR Recordkeeping”.  This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping, and a list of legal requirements.  Download Now
The Division of Labor Standards and Apprenticeship provides information, establishes and enforces standards, approves agreements, registers apprenticeship programs, terminates programs if they violate state or federal standards, and monitors apprenticeship programs. It also receives and disburses federal funds and generally works with the federal Office of Apprenticeship (OA) to assist employers.
Most apprenticeship programs require a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED). Apprentices must be at least 16 years old. In Minnesota, the average apprenticeship lasts 4 years (MN Stat. Sec. 178.01et seq.).
Agreement. Every apprenticeship relationship is governed by an agreement between the employer and the apprentice. Each agreement must be signed by the employer and the apprentice (or parent or legal guardian if a minor). An agreement must contain industrial standards required under state law, including:
• A provision that the employer will provide at least 2000 hours of reasonably continuous employment and at least 144 hours of related supplementary instruction
• The period of apprenticeship and the trade or craft to be learned
• The sequence of processes the apprentice is to be taught, the time ...

>> Read more about Apprenticeship Training

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Minnesota Apprenticeship Training Resources

TypeTitle
Policies Trainee Status (Standard)

Apprenticeship Training Products

Interns and Seasonal Help Webinar - May 7
BLR Webinar: "Interns and Seasonal Help: Making the Grade with Your FLSA Compliance Obligations""
Interns and Seasonal Help Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Interns and Seasonal Help: Making the Grade with Your FLSA Compliance Obligations""
Interns and Seasonal Help Webinar and Recording - May 7
BLR Webinar: "Interns and Seasonal Help: Making the Grade with Your FLSA Compliance Obligations""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE HR Management Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Critical HR Recordkeeping

Record retention is complex and time consuming. However, in addition to complying with various federal and state laws, keeping good, well-organized records can be very helpful in documenting and supporting an organization’s employment actions.
Download Now!


This special report will discuss how you can ensure your records are in good order, and establish a record-retention policy.

Topics covered:
1. Hiring Records
2. Employment Relationships
3. Termination Records
4. Litigation Issues
5. Electronic Information Issues
6. Tips for Better Recordkeeping
7. A List of Legal Requirements

Make sure you have the information you need to know to keep your records in order.