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The following rules have been set by the JAC (Joint Apprenticeship Committee) and are expected to be followed by the apprentice after their contract has been signed.


Safety Training :In order to qualify for contract completion, apprentices must complete the four levels of the CSAO Safety Program. First Aid and CPR is included in the Level 1 and must be kept current.

Trade School Bookings Apprentices must notify the MTCU to confirm attendance at Trade School.



Trade School - The JAC office must have results within two months of completion.

Out of Town -  Pay stubs must be photocopied and submitted to the JAC office in order for hours to be credited.

Record of Hours - It is up to the apprentice to keep their record books up to date and to notify the JAC 2 weeks prior to term change.

Inappropriate Behaviour - If any behaviour problems take place on the job, an investigation will be done, including reports from Journeyman and the Foreman.



Educational Credits : Educational activities which have the prior approval of the JAC will be credited up to 1,000 hours.

Trade School Sessions : Basic, Intermediate and Advanced levels of Trade School must be completed successfully.

Hours credited for Trade School : Apprentices must provide proof of passing to the JAC in order to have hours credited against their contract.

Failure to Maintain Contact : The JAC will review apprentice contract if failure to keep in touch is left for a period of one year or longer.




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