Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.43 - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training
09.12.43.04 - Criteria for an Apprenticeable Occupation

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.43.04

09.12.43.04. Criteria for an Apprenticeable Occupation

An apprenticeable occupation is a skilled trade that:

A. Is customarily learned in a practical way through on-the-job training;

B. Can be clearly identified and commonly recognized throughout an industry;

C. Is not a part of an occupation previously recognized by the Council as apprenticeable unless that part is practiced industrywide as an identifiable and distinct trade;

D. Involves manual, mechanical, or technical skills and knowledge, which require a minimum of 2,000 hours of work and on-the-job training, not including the hours spent on related instruction;

E. Requires related instruction supplemental to the on-the-job training which may be given:

(1) In a classroom,

(2) Through correspondence courses,

(3) By self-study, or

(4) By other means of instruction approved by the Council; and

F. Involves the development of a skill which is not restricted in application to the products of any one company, but which is broad enough to be applied in similar occupations throughout an industry.

(Regulations .04 adopted effective March 22, 1999 (26:6 Md. R. 484))
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