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iTAC Employer Requirements

Learn more about Independent Technicians Automotive Committee (iTAC) Employer Requirements.

Independent Technicians Automotive Committee (iTAC) Employer Requirements

Employer Responsibilities for Participation:

  1. Become a Training Agent by signing the ITAC agreement form furnished by the Washington State Labor & Industries Apprenticeship Section and ASA Northwest.
  2. Grant equal treatment and training opportunities for all apprentices and apply those conditions uniformly.
  3. Conform to the ASA Code of Ethics.
  4. Maintain environmental and hazmat compliance.
  5. Have equipment available and rotate apprentices in the various processes and equipment of the skilled occupation.
  6. Identify and hire an apprentice to train in the apprenticeship program.
  7. Identify a Master Tradesperson to mentor the apprentice(s), provide proper on-the-job training, and maintain the appropriate 1:1 ratio.
  8. Periodically review and evaluate apprentices before advancement to the next wage progression.
  9. Pay your apprentice(s) the percentage of Journey wage rate for hours worked (see table).

Step Number

Step Hours

Journey Level Wage %

1

1000

60.00

2

2000

65.00

3

3000

70.00

4

4000

75.00

5

5000

80.00

6

6000

85.00

7

7000

90.00

8

8000

98.00

 Wage Progression for Occupation:

  1. Employers will provide a journey-level wage scale based on the journey level wage rate established for their business. As a registered statewide apprenticeship program, ITAC is required by the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I), to establish the base hourly rate of a skilled/journey level employee participating in the apprenticeship program.
  2. Pay will vary by employer and number of hours worked.

For more information and required documents click on the link below:

Employer Program Guide Complete

Please contact our iTAC Apprenticeship program coordinator at asanw.itacapprenticeship@gmail.com or call (253) 473-6970

It is the mission of the Independent Technicians Automotive Committee (ITAC) that the training of apprentices shall be without discrimination based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or as otherwise specified by law. ITAC also encourages women, minorities and veterans to apply with their employer.