An apprenticeable occupation is generally a skilled trade, learned through structured and supervised onthejob work experience. The occupation is clearly identifiable and recognized through an industry and most often involves manual, mechanical, or technical skills. Each occupation requires a minimum of 2000 hours of onthejob work experience and a recommended minimum of 144 related instruction hours each apprenticeable year to supplement the onthejob work experience. There are approximately 300 approved and active occupations in the Commonwealth of Virginia and over 800 throughout the United States.
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