Current JAC Apprentices
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.
- Rules for Apprentices signed prior to January 1, 2016
- Rules for Apprentices signed after January 1, 2016
Safety Training: In order to qualify for contract completion, apprentices must complete the four levels of the CSAO Safety Program. Standard First Aid and CPR is included in the Level 1 and must be kept current.
Trade School Bookings: Apprentices must notify the MLTSD to confirm attendance at Trade School.
REPORTING YOUR HOURS:
Trade School: – The JAC office must have results within 4-6 weeks after 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 150 hours 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 4-6 weeks after your last day of class 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.