Craft Trainee

Craft Trainee

Contracs between a craft trainee and a registered apprentice

  • Will not be registered in the RAPIDS system
  • Does not qualify for Davis Bacon certification
  • Trainee must be paid prevailing wage on all federal projects
  • Not eligible to obtain Iowa license by reciprocity.

Similarities between registered apprenticeship and craft training:

  • Taught by licensed journeymen in the trade
  • Use standardized curriculum from the NCCER
  • Attend the equivalent of 144 hours in the
  • classroom
  • Participate in recording OJL (on the job learning)
  • Accountable to the Trustees and training center registrar