Nevada Apprenticeship Training laws & HR compliance analysis

Nevada Apprenticeship Training: What you need to know

An apprenticeship is an on-the-job training program that combines classroom instruction or education with job performance under the close supervision of a skilled and experienced journeyworker in a craft, trade, or profession. Nevada's voluntary apprenticeship program is administered by the state Labor Commission. The Labor Commission appoints an Apprenticeship Council, composed of representatives from employer organizations, employee organizations, and the general public, to establish standards for apprenticeship programs (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 610.010 et seq.).
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To be eligible for approval by the state Apprenticeship Council, a proposed program must be an organized, written plan embodying the terms and conditions of employment, training, and supervision (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 610.150).
Required provisions include:
Age. Apprentices must be at least 16 years old.
Standards. A program must provide at least 2,000 hours of reasonably continuous employment and 144 hours of classroom instruction or education for each year of apprenticeship.
Duration. The expected duration of apprenticeship and the occupation, trade, or craft to be taught must be specified.
Processes. The processes in which the apprentice will receive supervised experience and training on the job and the approximate time for each major process must be outlined.
Selection/equal opportunity/affirmative action plan. In order for a program to be eligible for approval, it must have an organized, written plan describing the workings of the proposed program, must contain the pledge of equal opportunity in accordance with 29 CFR 30.3. If applicable, the program must include a plan of affirmative action in accordance with 29 CFR 30.4, and ...

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