CHAPTER 275 - APPRENTICESHIP ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Designation of Trades

Apprenticeship (Contract) Regulations

Apprenticeship Regulations

DESIGNATION OF TRADES

[Sections 8 and 28]

[Notices by the Minister]

GN 264 of 1950,

GN 258 of 1951,

GN 006 of 1952,

GN 131 of 1952,

GN 253 of 1952,

GN 143 of 1953,

GN 227 of 1953,

GN 329 of 1954,

GN 189 of 1955,

GN 254 of 1955,

GN 005 of 1957,

GN 038 of 1957,

GN 334 of 1957,

GN 132 of 1958,

GN 008 of 1960,

GN 071 of 1960,

GN 138 of 1961,

GN 193 of 1961,

SI 208 of 1965,

SI 312 of 1965.

Automobile electrician

In all industries and undertakings, and in the service of the Government

Automotive fitter\machinist

Blacksmith

Boilermaker

Bookbinder

Bricklayer

Carpenter

Coachbuilder (vehicle)

Compositor in the printing trade

Diesel fitter

Electrician

Fitter

Fitter and turner

Flat stereotyper

Instrument mechanic

Lead burner

Letterpress machine minder

Lithographer

Mason

Motor vehicle mechanic

Moulder

Office appliance mechanic

Painter and signwriter

Panel beater

Patternmaker

Plumber

Plumber and sheetmetal work

Printer’s engineer (general)

Process engraver

Radio mechanic

Radio serviceman

Refrigeration mechanic

Rigger

Rotary stereotyper and machine minder

Saw doctor

Sheetmetal worker

Shopfitter

Signal technician

Toolmaker

Turner\machinist

Welder

Woodworking machinist

APPRENTICESHIP (CONTRACT) REGULATIONS

[Section 23]

Arrangement of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Educational qualifications

   3.   Minimum age

   4.   Length of apprenticeship

   5.   Certificate of physical fitness

   6.   Form of contract of apprenticeship

   7.   Lodging contracts of apprenticeship

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

      THIRD SCHEDULE

[Regulations by the Minister on the advice of the National Apprenticeship Council]

SI 311 of 1965.

1.   Title

These Regulations may be cited as the Apprenticeship (Contract) Regulations, and shall be read as one with the Apprenticeship Regulations.

2.   Educational qualifications

The educational qualifications required by section 11 of the Act of a person wishing to be bound as an apprentice for a trade specified in Column A of the First Schedule shall be those indicated opposite thereto in Column B of the First Schedule.

3.   Minimum age

The minimum age to be attained in accordance with section 11 of the Act by a person wishing to be bound as an apprentice in any trade shall be 15 years.

4.   Length of apprenticeship

The length of the period of apprenticeship required to be served by apprentices shall be five years:

Provided that an apprentice who passes a trade test to be set in the fourth year of apprenticeship may have a year of such period of apprenticeship remitted in addition to any remission granted for the passing of recognised examinations coupled with demonstrated ability above average in earlier trade tests.

5.   Certificate of physical fitness

The form of the certificate of physical fitness required by subsection (1)(b) of section 11 of the Act shall be as set out in the Second Schedule.

6.   Form of contract of apprenticeship

The contract of apprenticeship required to be lodged in accordance with section 12 of the Act shall be in the form set out in the Third Schedule.

7.   Lodging contracts of apprenticeship

The manner of lodging a contract of apprenticeship for registration or for registration of a transfer of the contract of apprenticeship shall be—

      (a)   by delivery by hand to the Controller at his office within usual office hours; or

      (b)   by posting by prepaid registered post an envelope containing the contract addressed to the Controller.

FIRST SCHEDULE

[Regulation 2]

Column A

Column B

Designated Trade

Educational Qualifications

Automobile electrician

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Automotive fitter\machinist.

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Blacksmith

Grade VII, average rating C.

Boilermaker

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Bookbinder

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any other two subjects.

Bricklayer

Grade VII, average rating C.

Carpenter

Grade VII, average rating C.

Coachbuilder (vehicle)

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Compositor in the printing

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics trade and any two other subjects.

Diesel fitter

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Electrician

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Fitter.

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Fitter and turner   

Flat stereotyper   

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Instrument mechanic

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Lead burner

Grade VII, average rating C.

Letterpress machine minder

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Lithographer

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Mason

Grade VII, average rating C.

Motor vehicle mechanic

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Moulder

Grade VII, average rating C.

Office appliance mechanic

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Painter and signwriter

Grade VII, average rating C.

Panel beater

Grade VII, average rating C.

Patternmaker

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Plumber

Grade VII, average rating C. Plumber and sheetmetal worker.

Printer’s engineer (general)

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Process engraver

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Radio Mechanic

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Radio serviceman

Refrigeration mechanic

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Rigger

Grade VII, average rating C.

Rotary stereotyper and machine minder.

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Saw doctor

Sheetmetal worker .. .. .. ..

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics

and any two other subjects. Shopfitter

Grade VII, average rating C.

Signal technician

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Toolmaker.

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Turner\machinist.

Form II with passes in English, Mathematics and any two other subjects.

Welder

Grade VII, average rating C.

Woodworking machinist

Grade VII, average rating C.

SECOND SCHEDULE

[Regulation 5]

CERTIFICATE OF PHYSICAL FITNESS

I certify that I have examined............................................................................................... (name) and have found him to be physically fit to be employed as an apprentice..............................

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