(1) Apprenticeship committees must be composed of an equal number of management and nonmanagement representatives.
(2) For apprenticeship committees that represent one occupation, at least fifty percent of the members of a committee must be occupationally qualified by education and experience in the specific occupation for which the committee is responsible. A committee member, who possesses journey level status as defined in WAC 296-05-003
, is occupationally qualified. The committee must be able to verify the occupational qualifications of the members.
(3) For apprenticeship committees that represent multiple occupations, the committee members must either:
(a) Be occupationally qualified by education and experience in the specific occupations for which the committee is responsible and must be able to verify the occupational qualifications of the members; or
(b) Be known to represent the interests of the multiple occupations served.
(4) All committee members must be provided copies of the applicable apprenticeship standards, chapter 49.04
RCW, and these rules, and directed to familiarize themselves with the information contained therein.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.04 RCW and RCW 19.285.040. 11-11-002, § 296-05-313, 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, § 296-05-313, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/17/02.]