Section 12. Hours of work:-
(1) The weekly hours of work of a trade apprentice undergoing practical training shall be as follows, namely:-
(a) The total number of hours per week shall be 42 to 48
hours (including the time spent on Related Instruction)
(b) Trade apprentices undergoing basic training shall ordinarily
work for 42 hours per week including the time spent on Related
(c) Trade apprentices during the second year of apprenticeship shall work for 42 to 45 hours per week including the time spent on Related Instruction.
(d) Trade apprentice during the third and subsequent years of apprenticeship shall work for the same number of hours per week as the workers in the trade in the establishment in which the trade apprentice is undergoing apprenticeship training.
(2) No trade apprentice shall be engaged on such training between the hours of 10.00 P.M. to 6.00 A.M. except with the prior approval of the Apprenticeship Adviser who shall give his approval of the Apprenticeship Adviser who shall give his approval if he is satisfied that it is in the interest of the training of the trade apprentice or in public interest.
(3) Graduate, Technician and Technician (Vocational ) Apprentices shall work according to the normal hours of work of the department in the establishment to which they are attached for training.
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