a rider who has not ridden a specified amount of winners within a specific time period. These riders get weight allowances on all their mounts based on the number of winners they have. 10 pounds until the fifth winner, 7 pounds until the 35th winner and five pounds for one calendar year after the date of the 5th winner
A Laurel's particular student, being trained in one or more medieval arts. Usually wears a green belt with the Laurel's device on the tab. Not an official SCA rank, but indicates major interest in Arts & Sciences.
Junior jockey indentured to a trainer for a four- year apprenticeship. Can claim a reduction in weight allotted to his\her mount. For races in the metropolitan area an apprentice can claim: up to 20 winners: 3kg up to 40 winners: 2kg up to 60 winners: 1.5kg 60 and over no claim
A young jockey who is tied to a trainer while gaining race-riding experience. When racing against professional jockeys, apprentices receive weight concessions to compensate for their relative inexperience.
A jockey who has been riding for less than a year or who hasn't won 45 races. Horses ridden by apprentices are allowed to carry five less pounds. Backstretch: The straightaway opposite the homestretch.
A relatively inexperienced jockey. The National Steeplechase Association gives apprentice jockeys the following weight allowances (deductions): Non-winners of one race, 10 pounds; non-winners of five races, seven pounds; non-winners of 10 races, five pounds. Riders must be at least 16 years old before obtaining a license.
from Latin apprendo, to seize or apprehend]: Traditionally, an individual whose primary reward for labor is the opportunity to learn a trade. The apprentice is usually bound to an established craftsman for a specified period of time and paid a modest salary. An apprentice cannot accept payment for his work directly from customers. Farrier apprenticeships traditionally run from 3 to 5 years in length.
A worker who is learning, according to a contractual agreement, a recognized skilled craft or trade. Apprenticeships require one or more years of training; on-the-job experience is supplemented by related instruction.
This term is for the begineers of a craft, this is the entrance level for those joining a craft. Apprentices have many ristrictions and have to go by certain rules. Between Firelizards and dragons have the ability to jump from place to place in the blink of an eye, through a space of nothing called 'between'. Between is noted as being extremely cold, and often the cause of miscarriages in dragonriders.
a full-time employee, whose beginning salary is a percentage of the skilled worker rate, and who is assigned progressively complex tasks with corresponding salary adjustments until occupational proficiency is achieved
a person who studies with a master, learning about the master's skill, traditions, and culture. The folk process of apprenticeship is both in-depth and gradual, involving practice and trial-and-error, involving both verbal and hands-on instruction, as the apprentice slowly and deliberately learns the lore and history of the tradition being studied. The relationship between master and apprentice is close, involving a serious commitment of time and energy for both parties.
A student of art or artist in training. In a system of artistic training established under the guilds and still in use today, master artists took on an apprentice (who usually lived with the master’s family) for several years. The apprentice was taught every aspect of the artist’s craft, and he or she participated in the workings of the master’s workshop or atelier.
A person (often a young person) employed under a Training Agreement. Once, apprenticeships were only available in a limited number of trades. Today, apprenticeships and traineeships are also available in a whole new range of industries including arts and entertainment, finance and banking, horticulture, hospitality and tourism. See New Apprenticeships.
A person who agrees to work for someone else for a period of time in return for training in a trade or art. Leonardo was an apprentice to the artist Andrea del Verrocchio who taught him many things including how to paint, sculpt, and design buildings.
a novice subject to a formal agreement of training between himself (or his guardians) and a master for a set period of time and for a set fee. Each apprentice would be examined by a number of masters at the end of their training. Successful apprentices graduated to journeyman.
A person who works in a trade, occupation, or craft under an agreement or contract and under the supervision of a qualified individual. The apprentice learns the knowledge, skills, tools and materials of the trade, occupation, or craft through on-the-job training and in-school instruction.
a person who has entered into a legal contract (called an indenture or contract of training) with an employer, to serve a period of training for the purpose of attaining tradesperson status in a recognised trade.
Apprentices were young men who aspired to become craftsmen and artisans. After five to seven years of training with a master craftsman, to whom the young man was bound by a legal agreement for the period of the apprenticeship, the apprentice became a journeyman and began working for wages. With skill and luck he eventually opened a shop of his own as an independent artisan.
Apprentice is a PC point-and-click amateur adventure game released by Herculean Effort Productions as freeware in 2003. It was created using Adventure Game Studio. The game begins with a dream of a young wizard apprentice, Pib, in which he is confronted by Lord Ironcrow, the ruler of the region.
Apprentice is a program that assists in playing over the Internet and maintains a searchable database of Magic cards. It was developed by Dragonstar Studios from 1997-1999. The last release was in the version 1.4 branch, and a 2.0 branch was promised in the future.
The student has gained some understanding and can do some important parts of the task. For scoring purposes in reading, mathematics, science, and social studies, students are categorized as low, medium, and high apprentice.