APPRENTICESHIP DEED IN CASE APPRENTICE IA A MINOR
THIS APPRENTICESHIP DEED made this _________ day of between __________, a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 (amended in 2012) and having its registered office at ________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) of the ONE PART
Sh. _______________________________ s/o ____________________ r/o ________________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “the Father”) of the OTHER PART;
1. Sh. _________________________ is a minor aged 15 years (hereinafter referred to as “apprentice”). He is willing to learn the trade of __________________________ (specify trade) to work as an apprentice with the company. The Father of apprentice has approached the Company to take his son as apprentice for the purpose of undergoing training in the trade of ____________ (specify trade).
2. The Company has agreed to take him as an apprentice on the terms and conditions hereinafter appearing;
NOW THIS DEED WITNESSESETH UNDER:
1. Apprenticeship Period
The apprenticeship period shall commence from the date of this deed and shall continue for a period of ___________.
2. Non Existence of any other apprenticeship contract
The Father hereby declares that there does not exist any other apprenticeship contract between the apprentice and any other employer and during the period of this apprenticeship contract, the apprenticeship shall not enter into any contract with any other employer.
3. Father’s Covenants on behalf of the Apprentice
The Father Covenants as follow:
a) That the apprentice will learn his trade conscientiously and diligently and endeavour to qualify himself as a skilled craftsman before the expiry of the period of training.
b) That the apprentice will attend practical and instructional classes.
c) That the apprentice will, during the apprenticeship period, receive a stipend of Rs.__________ per month and shall not demand any increase in the same, anytime, during the apprenticeship period.
d) That the apprentice will work for _______ hours a day on a regular basis and will sign an attendance register when he comes to work as well as when he leaves;
e) That he will obey and carry out all orders given to him by his superiors and maintain thorough discipline.
f) That he will not, at the conclusion of his apprenticeship period, lay claim to appointment, in any position, in the Company.
4. Covenants by the Company
The company covenants as follows:
a) That the Company shall ensure that a person who possesses prescribed qualification is placed in charge of the training of apprentice.
b) That the Company shall provide adequate instructional staff, possessing such qualifications as may be prescribed for imparting practical and theoretical training and facilities for trade test of apprentices.
c) That the Company will arrange for the training of apprentice in such a manner that he shall, at the completion of his apprenticeship period, become proficient in the trade/profession of ____________.
d) That the Company will pay to the apprentice a sum of Rs. _________ per month during the apprenticeship period.
e) That the Company will not require the apprentice to work beyond _____ hours a day and will grant him a leave of _____ days in each of the year of the Apprenticeship period.
f) That the Company will not, at the conclusion of his apprenticeship period, force the apprentice to accept an employment, in any position, in the Company.
g) He will not inflict any corporal or other punishments on the Apprentice and shall not so anything, which may adversely affect the health of the Apprentice.
5. Applicable laws
The rights and liabilities of the apprentice and the Company shall, so far as it relates to anything which is not expressly provided herein, be governed by the provisions of the Apprentice Act, 1961 and the rules framed there under.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereunto have signed this deed this ______ day
1. For and on behalf of the Company Authorized Representative
2. The Father