.01 Scope.

A. This chapter establishes requirements for the youth apprenticeship pilot program known as Apprenticeship Maryland.

B. Except as provided in §C of this regulation, the requirements of COMAR 09.12.42 and COMAR 09.12.43 do not apply to youth apprenticeship under Apprenticeship Maryland.

C. If an employer interested in participating in Apprenticeship Maryland already operates an apprenticeship program approved by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council, the employer may choose to proceed with obtaining approval for a youth apprenticeship program under these regulations or under the provisions of COMAR 09.12.42 and COMAR 09.12.43.