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Laws (RCWs) and Rules (WACs)

The following are reformatted versions of the WAC, RCW, and CFRs:

Chapter 296-05 WAC: Apprenticeship Rules  (effective Oct. 10, 2018; revised Aug. 21, 2018)

Chapter 49.04 RCW: Apprenticeship Act (effective April 1, 2006; revised July 22, 2011)

Washington State Code Reviser Versions - The Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and Revised Code of Washington (RCW) are maintained and updated by the State Office of the Code Reviser. If you receive an error message when referencing a link to a specific section of a WAC or RCW, try your search at the Washington State Legislature.

Apprentice labor hour requirements on public works projects

An act relating to apprentice utilization: Amending RCWs 39.04.320, 39.04.350, and 39.12.055, and creating a new section.

RCW 39.04.320: Apprenticeship training programs — Public works contracts — Adjustment of specific projects — Report and collection of agency data — Apprenticeship utilization advisory committee created.

Federal regulations governing apprenticeship

If you have problems getting to these CFRs, go to U.S. Department of Labor Laws and Regulations.

Administrative policies (State) - Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council (WSATC)

Electrical minimum guideline standards

Reciprocal agreements

Apprentice utilization

  • Apprentice Utilization Information Apprentice Utilization Requirements (AURs) require a certain percentage of labor hours for a given construction project be performed by Washington State registered and/or approved apprentices.

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Tumwater WA 98504-4530