State Apprenticeship Council
The State Apprenticeship Council
was established to administer the apprenticeship laws and regulations of
the State of Nevada. The Council is comprised of seven members,
appointed by the Labor Commissioner, representing the general public,
labor and management.
Pursuant to NRS 610.020, the purpose of
the Council is:
- To open to people, without regard to race,
color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national
origin, the opportunity to obtain training that will equip them for
profitable employment and citizenship.
- To establish, as a means
to this end, an organized program for the voluntary training of persons
under approved standards for apprenticeship, providing facilities for
their training and guidance in the arts and crafts of industry and
trade, with instruction in related and supplementary education.
promote opportunities for employment of all persons, without regard to
race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or
national origin, under conditions providing adequate training and
- To regulate the supply of skilled workers in
relation to the demand for skilled workers.
- To establish
standards for the training of apprentices in approved programs.
- To establish a state apprenticeship council with the authority to
carry out the purposes of NRS 610 and provide for local joint
apprenticeship committees to assist in carrying out the purposes of this
- To provide a state director of apprenticeship.
- To provide reports to the legislature and to the public regarding
the status of the training of apprentices in the state.
establish procedures for regulating programs and deciding controversies
concerning programs and agreements.
- To accomplish related