Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin June 12, 2017

THE BULLETIN Vol 22 Issue 24 Monday, June 12, 2017 2013 Onoway & District Chamber of Commerce Business Of The Year The Registered Apprenticeship Program The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is an appren- ticeship program especially for high school students. Usually, trade apprenticeships in Alberta began after students have grad- uated from high school. But since some students are ready to learn and practice their chosen future trade while still in high school, RAP is an ideal pro- gram for them. RAP students are full-time high school students and are also registered apprentices. They must divide their time between an approved work site and their regular school classes. Fortu- nately, the time a RAP student spends at school and on the work site can be quite flexible - the student might work as a RAP apprentice for a semester, for half of each school day, or for one or two days per week, or during summers, holidays and weekends. The RAP appren- ticeship ends when the RAP apprentice finishes high school. At that time, the stu- dent is automatically registered as a regu- lar apprentice and the credit earned while in the RAP pro- Top Left: Austin Ertman Top Right: Ashleigh Lindemann Bottom Left: Mark Kosik Bottom Right: Lane Hapienko, James Stirling, Konor Halyk Continued on page 2