· Skilled workers trained to industry/employer specifications to produce quality results. · Reduced turnover. · Increased productivity.· Industry's need to remain competitive by investing in the development and continuous upgrade of the skills of its workforce.· Reduced worker compensation costs due to an emphasis on safety training.· Compliance with federal and state equal opportunity requirements facilitated.
· Jobs that usually pay higher wages. · Higher quality of life and skills versatility. · Portable credentials recognized nationally and often globally.· Opportunity for college credit and future degrees.
· Highly skilled workforce. · Increased competitive edge in a global economy. · System to contribute to and sustain economic growth. · Decreased need to import skilled workers.
· Registering apprenticeship programs that meet federal and state standards. · Protecting the safety and welfare of apprentices. · Issuing nationally recognized and portable Certificates of Completion to apprentices. · Promoting the development of new programs through marketing and technical assistance. · Assuring that all programs provide high quality training.· Assuring that all programs produce skilled, competent workers.
KRS 343.010 - DefinitionsKRS 343.050 - AgreementKRS 343.070 - Settlements KRS 343.090 - Public policy803 KAR 1:010 - Registration