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Frequently Asked Questions: Registered Apprenticeship

Work Processes - A list of job duties that the apprentice will receive and the approximate time allocated for each job duty. Sample work processes may be found at the National Skills Standards Board (NSSB).

  1. How does an employer become a registered sponsor?
    Contact your local Apprenticeship Representative.
  2. When an apprentice completes his or her apprenticeship what do they receive?
    Each apprentice who completes the Virginia Apprenticeship Program will receive a completion certificate and a journeyman's card presented by the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry. These documents are recognized throughout the United States.
  3. What are the benefits of apprenticeship?
  1. Who can become an apprentice?
    To become an apprentice, there must be a sponsoring organization (registered sponsor). An apprentice can be as young as 16 years of age and there is no upper age limit.
  2. What are the apprentice's responsibilities?
    Each apprentice registered under the Minimum Standards of Apprenticeship agrees to be regular in attendance both on-the-job and in the classroom, punctual, proper in conduct, and endeavoring with the utmost ability to attain perfection in practice of the chosen craft or trade.

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