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2 Which workforce system entities develop strategic workforce plans and direct the investment of workforce system funding? a. State and local workforce investment boards b. Private industry councils c. Governors and Mayors workforce committees

3 What is Registered Apprenticeship? a. A degree-producing education program combining lecture and laboratory learning experiences. b. A supervised, structured on-the-job training program that combines technical curriculum with competencies and tasks required for mastery of an occupation. c. An uncompensated educational internship that introduces an individual to the fundamental characteristics of an occupation or industry. d. An employee training program that encourages mentoring, skill development, safety, employee versatility, wage advancements and award of a nationally-recognized credential. e. a & c f. b & d

4 Which local entity is specifically named to provide employment and training services under the Workforce Investment Act? a. Unemployment insurance offices b. Job service offices c. One-Stop Career Centers

5 Who can individuals interested in apprenticeship opportunities contact for more information? a. Workforce Development Offices b. State Apprenticeship Agency (if applicable) c. U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship d. Individual Trade Unions or Training Facility e. All of the above

6 How many apprenticeable occupations are recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor? a b c. 500+

7 Which WIA performance measures may Registered Apprentices be counted toward? a. Entered employment b. Employment retention c. Average earnings calculations d. Interim credentials attainment e. All of the above

8 What are the two basic types of apprenticeship programs? a. Joint and non-joint b. Open and closed c. Lateral and unilateral

9 True or False: Full-time employment is a key element of a Registered Apprenticeship program. a. True b. False

10 What Workforce Investment Act-funded training modalities can be used to support apprentices? a. Individual training accounts b. Customized training c. On-the-job training d. None of the above e. All of the above

11 Which of the following are required representatives on local workforce investment boards? a. Business/employer representatives b. Labor organizations c. Economic development entities d. Local education entities e. All of the above

12 What is the minimum–maximum length of apprenticeship programs? a. 6 months to 3 years b. 1 to 6 years c. 2 to10 years

13 Registered Apprenticeship programs qualify as eligible training providers per WIA criteria? a. Yes b. No

14 Are Registered Apprenticeship programs and Community Colleges competitors or partners? a. Competitors b. Partners

15 Which of the following services do One-Stop Career Centers provide to employers, workers, and job seekers ? a. Customized services for employers, such as recruiting, candidate screening, and training b. Skill assessments and career coaching/guidance c. Training for jobs in demand in the local economy d. Referrals to employment and training opportunities e. b and d f. All of the above

16 True or False: The workforce system funds short-term training, not longer-term training like Registered Apprenticeship. a. True b. False

17 Based on the Code of Federal Regulations Title 29, Part 29, how much related technical instruction is recommended per year for an apprenticeship program? a. 48 hours b. 144 hours c hours

18 What is the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)? a. A Federal program that provides social services to recipients of family assistance and other low-income individuals b. Legislation passed in 1998 to implement a comprehensive state and local employment and training system for job seekers, workers, and employers c. Legislation establishing the U.S. unemployment insurance system

19 You must be or become a member of a labor union to be in an apprenticeship program. a. True b. False

20 Which forefather and signer of the Declaration of Independence started out as an apprentice? a. John Adams b. Thomas Jefferson c. Benjamin Franklin d. George Washington

21 What New Deal legislation created the federal Registered Apprenticeship system? a. Fair Labor Standards Act b. Fitzgerald Act c. Taft-Hartley Act d. National Industry Recovery Act

22 Who is eligible for One-Stop Career Center services? a. Unemployed individuals b. Incumbent workers c. Low-income individuals d. Underemployed individuals e. Youth f. All of the above


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