In Alberta, each branch in this trade has different apprenticeship requirements. For example, wellhead boom truck operator apprentices must complete 100 hours of on-the-job training and five days of technical training within one year (12 month period). Boom truck operator apprentices must complete 1,200 hours of on-the-job training and five or six weeks of technical training within one year. The term of apprenticeship for tower crane operators is two years and for mobile crane operators is three years. Apprentices must find suitable employers who are willing to hire and train apprentices, and successfully complete technical training examinations.