Rules, Laws & Policies

Apprenticeship Rules, Laws & Policies

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Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2014-02 (26 KB PDF): Granting Credit in Licensed Occupations.


Laws (RCWs) and rules (WACs)

The following are reformatted versions of the WAC, RCW, and CFRs:

Acrobat PDF file Chapter 296-05 WAC: Apprenticeship Rules (489 KB PDF) (effective March 1, 2013; last update: January 11, 2013).

Acrobat PDF file Chapter 49.04 RCW: Apprenticeship Act (101 KB PDF) (effective April 1, 2006; revised July 22, 2011).

Washington State Code Reviser Versions - The Washington Administrative Code (WAC) or Revised Code of Washington (RCW) are maintained and updated by the State Office of the Code Reviser (slc.leg.wa.gov). If you receive an error message when referencing a link to a specific section of a WAC or RCW, try your search here (search.leg.wa.gov).

Industrial Insurance RCW 51.12.130: Registered apprentices or trainees (app.leg.wa.gov).

An ACT relating to apprentice utilization: amending RCW 39.04.320 (app.leg.wa.gov), 39.04.350 (app.leg.wa.gov), and 39.12.055 (app.leg.wa.gov), and creating a new section.

RCW 39.04.320 (app.leg.wa.gov): Apprenticeship training programs — Public works contracts — Adjustment of specific projects — Report and collection of agency data — Apprenticeship utilization advisory committee created.


Federal regulations governing apprenticeship

Acrobat PDF file 29 CFR PART 29: Labor Standards for the Registration of Apprenticeship Programs (137 KB PDF) (effective December 28, 2008).

Acrobat PDF file 29 CFR PART 30: Equal Employment Opportunity In Apprenticeship and Training (160 KB PDF).

Acrobat PDF file The Fitzgerald Act: The National Apprenticeship Act (75 KB PDF).

Department of Labor Employment Law Guide: Laws, Regulations, and Technical Assistance (www.dol.gov).

If you have problems getting to these CFRs, please go to U.S. DOL Laws and Regs (www.dol.gov); then go to the CFR or other regulation from there.


Administrative policies (state) - Washington Apprenticeship and Training Council (WSATC)

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2014-02 (26 KB PDF): Granting Credit in Licensed Occupations.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2014-01 (107 KB PDF): Temporary Variance to Certify Electrical Trainees.

Acrobat PDF file Requesting Certificates of Meritorious Service from the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council (WSATC) (Jan 2014) (18 KB PDF).

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2012-03 (118 KB PDF): Apprenticeship Preparation Program Recognition.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2012-01 (30 KB PDF): Special circumstances allowing for the registration of apprentices when an apprenticeship program is under Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council registration limitation.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2011-03 (25 KB PDF): Clarification on the definition of "Service Work" in regards to supervision as contained in apprenticeship standards.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2011-02 (25 KB PDF): Safety Consultation Services for Related Supplemental Instruction (RSI) Facilities.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2004-01 (59 KB PDF): Final Orders.

Acrobat PDF file WSATC Admin Policy 2003-01 (75 KB PDF): Process for Objections to Apprenticeship Program Standards.


Reciprocal agreements

Acrobat PDF file Apprenticeship Reciprocal Agreement (128 KB PDF): Between Washington, Oregon, and Montana. Effective July 1, 2013.

Apprenticeship utilization

Acrobat PDF fileApprenticeship Utilization Information (154 KB PDF): Apprenticeship Utilization Requirements (AURs) require a certain percentage of labor hours for a given construction project be performed by Washington State registered and/or approved apprentices.


If you need versions of these documents in other formats or paper copies, please contact the Apprenticeship section.

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