Apprentices Act

Chapter II: Apprentices and Their Training

Section 3: Qualifications for being engaged as an apprentice

A person shall not be qualified for being engaged as an apprentice to undergo apprenticeship training in any designated trade, unless he-
       (a) is not less than fourteen years of age, and
       (b) satisfies such standards of education and physical fitness as may be prescribed;
Provided that different standards may be prescribed in relation to apprenticeship training in different designated trades and for different categories of apprentices.

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Apprentices  Apprentices - Hiring of an Apprentice  Employee Joining The Company  Recruitment 

Related Documents
Schedule I -   Rule 3(1): List of Designated Trades And Minimum Educational Qualifications
Schedule I-A -   Rule 3(2): Minimum Educational Qualifications For Graduate/Technician/Vocational Apprentices
Schedule II -   Rule 4: Standard of Physical Fitness For Training