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All new companies enrolling in the WBFAA UATC Apprenticeship Program must complete the following steps to enter the program.  The procedures are listed in chronological order and should be used as a checklist to complete the process properly.  Please review the WBFAA UATC Employer Handbook prior to submitting the forms to the WBFAA UATC administrative office.  All forms listed below can be found in the FORMS section.

Company

1)_____  WBFAA UATC Assent Letter (According Schedule A)

-Agreement between Participating Company and the WBFAA UATC that the undersigning company is a member of the California Alarm Association (CAA) and/or the California Automatic Fire Alarm Association (CAFAA) and will provide accurate records to the WBFAA UATC on an ongoing basis.  The participating company also agrees to the payment schedule according to Schedule A based on number of technicians reported on a monthly basis.

2)_____ DAS 7 Form (Agreement to Train Apprentices)

-Agreement between Participating Company and the State of California Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS).  The agreement signifies the company will comply with the guidelines set forth by the program sponsor (WBFAA UATC) and will train the Apprentices under the provisions as outlined in the WBFAA UATC Employer Handbook.

NOTE TO COMPANY EMPLOYING APPRENTICES:  THERE MUST BE AT LEAST ONE (1) CERTIFIED JOURNEYMAN FOR EVERY ONE (1) APPRENTICE ENROLLED IN THE PROGRAM AT ALL TIMES TO ADHERE TO THE RATIO REQUIREMENTS AS OUTLINED IN THE WBFAA UATC EMPLOYER HANDBOOK  (ARTICLE XV)

Apprentice

1)____ DAS 1 Form (Apprentice Agreement)

-Agreement between the Apprentice, Employer, and the State of California DAS that the undersigning apprentice will comply with the guidelines set forth by the program sponsor (WBFAA UATC) as outlined in the Employer and Apprentice Handbooks.  Please refer to the DAS 1 Instructions for proper completion of this form.  The State of California DAS will not accept a DAS 1 Form which is not properly submitted.

2)____  Apprentice Affirmation Form

-Agreement between the Apprentice and the WBFAA UATC that the Apprentice has read the WBFAA UATC Apprentice Handbook and understands the drug/alcohol policy as outlined in the handbook.

Journeymen

1)____ WBFAA UATC Journeyman Registration Form

-Registers a certified technician into the WBFAA UATC Journeyman Program and gives him/her access to the Catalog of Online Courses found in the Technician Education and Apprenticeship Management (TEAM) Portal.  Individuals who are enrolled in the Journeyman Program have access to all Continued Education Courses (Online; Physical) offered by, or through the WBFAA UATC for free of charge.

Initiation Fees (Schedule A)

CAA OR CAFAA MEMBERS:  NO initiation Fee for any Member Company of the California Alarm Association (CAA) and/or the California Automatic Fire  Alarm Association (CAFAA)

NON MEMBERS OF CAA OR CAFAA Initiation Fee of $150 per technician (ALL JOURNEYMAN AND APPRENTICES PERFORMING FIRE/LIFE SAFETY WORK)

-This is a one time fee that can be made payable to the WBFAA UATC which covers all technicians currently employed with the company upon entrance into the program.

-The company is thereafter exempt from paying an initiation fee for any incoming technicians reported to the WBFAA UATC Training Office in the future, as their name(s) and status will be reflected in the following months training fee invoice and attached roster.

TOTAL FEES (Member Company of CAA or CAFAA)

Total # of Apprentices________

Total # of Journeymen________

TOTAL TECHNICIANS_________ x $25 (Billed $25 monthly thereafter)

= TOTAL DUE: $________________

TOTAL FEES (NON-Member Company of CAA or CAFAA)

Total # of Apprentices________

Total # of Journeymen________

TOTAL TECHNICIANS_________ x $150 (Billed $75 monthly thereafter)

= TOTAL DUE: $________________

 For More Information Contact:

WBFAA UATC
333 Washington Blvd, #433
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Tel: 800-809-0280
FAX: 800-809-0281
info@wbfaa.net

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