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Chapter 2. California Apprenticeship Council
Subchapter 4. Electrician Certification
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§296.2. Enrollment in an Approved Curriculum..

(a) For an individual to be considered enrolled toward the completion of an Approved Curriculum:

  (1) the individual must be successfully completing at least 150 hours of classroom instruction from an approved Educational Provider each year, except that the individual who has fewer than 150 hours of classroom instruction remaining to complete the Approved Curriculum will be deemed enrolled during the final year while attending those classes to complete the Approved Curriculum; or,  

  (2) if within the first year of the Approved Curriculum, the individual must be attending classes on a schedule that will lead to the successful completion of 150 hours of classroom instruction from an approved Educational Provider within that first year (for example, an individual would need to be taking 50 hours of classroom instruction where the program offers three semesters per year, 75 hours where the program offers two semesters per year, or comparable hours based on the number of periods of instruction leading to 150 hours per year); provided, however, that an individual who certifies that he or she intends to enroll in the Approved Curriculum but that classes will not begin for a period of up to 180 days will be deemed enrolled for the period prior to beginning classes. This grace period will not be considered for purposes of assessing whether the individual is enrolled in sufficient hours of classroom instruction in the first year.  

(b) For purposes of this section, a year is measured as a calendar year from when the individual begins classes. For example, an individual who begins classes on May 1 would have until April 30 of the following year to successfully complete 150 hours of classroom instruction under subsection (a)(1).

(c) Upon receipt of an application for registration as an Electrician Trainee Registrant, DAS may request verification of the applicant's enrollment from the Educational Provider.

(d) An Electrician Trainee Registrant must notify DAS if the registrant ceases to be enrolled in an Approved Curriculum without completing it.

(e) DAS will cancel the registration of an Electrician Trainee Registrant when notified that the registrant has ceased to be enrolled without completing an Approved Curriculum.

     Note: Authority cited: Sections 3099 and 3099.4, Labor Code. References: Sections 3099 and 3099.4, Labor Code.  

1. New section filed 2-9-2006; operative 3-11-2006 (Register 2006, No. 6).

2. Amendment filed 7-18-2008; operative 8-17-2008 (Register 2008, No. 29).

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