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AR 263/2000 BAKER TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 128/2014)

ALBERTA REGULATION 263/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

BAKER TRADE REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

General Matters Respecting the Trade

                2      Constitution of the trade

                3      Tasks, activities and functions

Apprenticeship

                4      Term of the apprenticeship program


                5      Employment of apprentices

                6      Wages

Transitional Provisions, Repeals, Expiry
and Coming into Force

                7      Apprenticeship continues

                8      Repeal

                9      Expiry

              10      Coming into force

Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “apprentice” means a person who is an apprentice in the trade;

                              (b)    “baked goods” means breads, cakes, pies, pastries, cookies, doughnuts and specialty baked foods and includes any baked goods that are leavened mechanically, chemically or biologically;

                               (c)    “certified journeyperson” means a certified journeyperson as defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation;

                              (d)    “technical training” means technical training as defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation;

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of baker that is designated as an optional certification trade pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;

                               (f)    “uncertified journeyperson” means an uncertified journeyperson as defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation.

AR 263/2000 s1;270/2006

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The undertakings that constitute the trade are the preparation of and the production of baked goods in commercial quantities for public consumption.

Tasks, activities and functions

3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the trade, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the trade:

                               (a)    sanitizing equipment and work space;

                              (b)    applying professional and personal skills;

                               (c)    applying computer knowledge, bookkeeping and trade terminology;

                              (d)    applying knowledge of the statutes and regulations pertaining to the food industry;

                               (e)    selecting, operating and maintaining tools and non‑mechanized equipment;

                               (f)    selecting, operating and maintaining mechanized and computerized equipment;

                               (g)    developing and applying production techniques respecting

                                        (i)    freezer technology;

                                      (ii)    par‑baked products;

                                     (iii)    pre‑mixes and bases;

                              (h)    preparing doughs and batters;

                               (i)    preparing creams, icings, fillings, toppings, desserts, confections and ice cream;

                               (j)    applying good management techniques;

                              (k)    scaling and mixing ingredients;

                               (l)    practising baking methods;

                            (l.1)    applying trade calculations and mathematics;

                             (m)    applying one’s knowledge with respect to

                                        (i)    properties of food;

                                      (ii)    micro‑organisms associated with foods;

                                     (iii)    causes, effect and control of food borne illnesses;

                                     (iv)    nutrients;

                              (n)    product labelling, including listing known allergens.

AR 263/2000 s3;69/2005;128/2014

Apprenticeship

Term of the apprenticeship program

4(1)  Subject to credit for previous training or experience being granted pursuant to an order of the Board, the term of an apprenticeship program for the trade is 3 periods of not less than 12 months each.

(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1560 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

Employment of apprentices

5(1)  Where a person employs an apprentice, that employment must be carried out in accordance with this section.

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), a person who is a certified journeyperson or an uncertified journeyperson in the trade or employs a certified journeyperson or an uncertified journeyperson in the trade may employ 2 apprentices and 2 additional apprentices for each additional certified journeyperson or uncertified journeyperson in the trade that is employed by that person.

(3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to an apprentice who is engaged in an apprenticeship program in the trade and has completed all the requirements required or approved by the Board for advancement into the 3rd period of that apprenticeship program.

AR 263/2000 s5;102/2006;270/2006;1/2011

Wages

6(1)  Subject to the Apprenticeship Program Regulation, a person shall not pay wages to an apprentice that are less than those provided for under subsection (2).

(2)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing an apprentice must pay wages to the apprentice that are at least equal to the following percentages of the wages paid to employees who are certified journeypersons or uncertified journeypersons in the trade:

                               (a)    65% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;

                              (b)    75% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

                               (c)    85% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program.

AR 263/2000 s6;270/2006

Transitional Provisions, Repeals, Expiry
and Coming into Force

Apprenticeship continues

7   A person who immediately prior to January 1, 2001 was an apprentice in an apprenticeship program under the Baker Trade Regulation (AR 122/94) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Baker Trade Regulation (AR 122/94) is repealed.

Expiry

9   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on August 31, 2019.

AR 263/2000 s9;278/2004;3/2010

Coming into force

10   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2001.