Apprenticeship – A Smart Business Investment

Apprenticeship is a proven method of combining classroom instruction with paid on-the-job training. Apprentices earn while they learn, working as regular employees, contributing to companies output and mastering skills under the guidance of the journey-level workers.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A TRAINING AGENT

  • Apprentices are loyal to the companies that invest in them
  • Output during the apprenticeship at a reduced wage
  • Return on investment
  • Build a continuous pipeline of skilled workers
  • Strengthen your brand and employee retention
  • Enhanced productivity

QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME AN APPROVED TRAINING AGENT

  • Employer is within the geographic area of the program standards
  • Cannot be registered to another committee as a training agent for the same occupation in Oregon
  • Must have continuous coverage of workers compensation insurance
  • Oregon CCB Registration (or Oregon Corporation Division)
  • Employer must abide by all Oregon Wage and Hour laws including PWR
  • Employer must provide proper supervision and maintain ratio of journey-level technicians to apprentices (Click here for current Apprenticeship Ratio Data)
  • Respond to JATC annual wage survey
  • Attend any mandatory training agent meetings
  • Ensure apprentice safety, attendance of required related training, and monthly progress report submissions

*HVAC Training Agents must have an LEB holder per each apprentice

Contact Kimberly Farris to apply!