An apprenticeable occupation is a skilled occupation which possesses all of the following characteristics:
(1) Involves skills that are customarily learned in a practical way through a structured, systematic program of on-the-job supervised learning.
(2) Is clearly identified and commonly recognized throughout an industry.
(3) Is not part of an occupation previously recognized by the registering agency as apprenticeable, unless such part is practiced industry wide and is identifiable and distinct .
(4) Involves manual, mechanical, or technical skills and knowledge which require a minimum of two thousand hours of on-the-job work experience.
(5) Requires a minimum of one hundred forty-four hours of related instruction per year to supplement on-the-job work experience.
(6) Involves skill sufficient to establish normal career sustaining employment.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.04 RCW and RCW 19.285.040. 11-11-002, § 296-05-305, filed 5/4/11, effective 7/25/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.04.010, 2001 c 204, and chapter 49.04 RCW. 01-22-055, § 296-05-305, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/17/02.]