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[81 STAT. 187]
[81 STAT. 187]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

81

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 90-77-AUG. 31, 1967

187

"§ 1777. Approval of training on the job " (a) Any State approving agency may approve a program of training on the job (other than a program of apprenticeship) only when it finds that the job which is the objective of the training is one in which progression and appointment to the next higher classification are based upon skills learned through organized training on the job and not on such factors as length of service and normal turnover, and that the provisions of subsections (b) and (c) of this section are met. "(b) The training establishment offering training which is desired to be approved for the purposes of this chapter must submit to the appropriate State approving agency a written application for approval which, in addition to furnishing such information as is required by the State approving agency, contains a certification that— "(1) the wages to be paid the eligible veteran (A) upon entrance into training, are not less than wages paid nonveterans in the same training position and are at least 50 per centum of the wages paid for the ]ob for which he is to be trained, and (B) such wages will be increased in regular periodic increments until, not later than the last full month of the training period, they wdll be at least 85 per centum of the wages paid for the job for which such eligible veteran is being trained; and "(2) there is reasonable certainty that the job for which the eligible veteran is to be trained will be available to him at the end of the training period. "(c) As a condition for approving a program of training on the job sti'tl-a'^^^l\°" ^^ (other than a program of apprenticeship) the State approving agency agency. must find upon investigation that the following criteria are met: "(1) The training content of the course is adequate to qualify the eligible veteran for appointment to the job for which he is to be trained. "(2) The job customarily requires full-time training for a period of not less than six months and not more than two years. "(3) The length of the training period is not longer than that customarily required by the training establishments in the community to provide an eligible veteran with the required skills, arrange for the acquiring of job knowledge, technical information, and other facts which the eligible veteran will need to learn in order to become competent on the job for which he is being trained, " (4) Provision is made for related instruction for the individual eligible veteran who may need it. "(5) There is in the training establishment adequate space, equipment, instructional material, and instructor personnel to provide satisfactory training on the job. "(6) Adequate records are kept to show the progress made by each eligible veteran toward his job objective. " (7) No course of training will be considered bona fide if given to an eligible veteran who is already qualified by training and experience for the job. " (8) A signed copy of the training agreement for each eligible veteran, including the training program and wage scale as approved by the State approving agency, is provided to the veteran and to the Administrator and the State approving agency by the employer. " (9) That the course meets such other criteria as may be established by the State approving agency."