Apprenticeship is and always has been about mentoring and passing along trade knowledge and skills from journeyperson to apprentice. As an apprentice, you work under the supervision of a journeyperson in the workplace. Some tips for getting the most from your mentoring experience with a journeyperson.
The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) provides a useful resource on best practices for on-the-job training. See the booklet Making it Work! On-the-job Training in Apprenticeship.