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AR 266/2000 CABINETMAKER TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 69/2013)

ALBERTA REGULATION 266/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

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

                                 (c)    “millwork” means millwork of all types and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes:

                                           (i)    joinery;

                                          (ii)    framework;

                                         (iii)    architectural fixture work, including:

                                                  (A)    stair work and balustrades;

                                                  (B)    special design doors and windows;

                                                  (C)    custom dining rooms, lounges and lobbies;

                                                  (D)    other similar work;

                                         (iv)    custom millwork, including:

                                                  (A)    carcase units;

                                                  (B)    kitchen cabinets;

                                                  (C)    vanities, screens and planters;

                                                  (D)    shelf units;

                                                  (E)    other similar work;

                                          (v)    custom furniture, including:

                                                  (A)    tables and chairs;

                                                  (B)    commercial furniture;

                                                  (C)    institutional furniture;

                                                  (D)    other similar work;

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

                                 (e)    “trade” means the occupation of cabinetmaker 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 266/2000 s1;270/2006

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The undertakings that constitute the trade are the fabrication and installation of millwork.

AR 266/2000 s2;78/2009

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)    setting up and operating woodworking machines and equipment;

                                 (b)    making layouts and patterns;

                                 (c)    cutting, shaping, moulding and assembling components of wood and wood substitutes in accordance with varying specifications;

                                 (d)    using fasteners and adhesive;

                                 (e)    using machines and equipment;

                                 (f)    using laminating procedures;

                                 (g)    using hardware;

                                 (h)    building and installing doors, door frames and stairs;

                                  (i)    interpreting blueprints;

                                  (j)    developing production drawings using manual and computer aided design (CAD);

                                 (k)    packaging and shipping millwork;

                                  (l)    using manual and computer design and layout;

                               (m)    using and maintaining hand and portable power‑operated tools;

                                 (n)    machining furniture and cabinet components;

                                 (o)    bending and laminating cabinet and furniture components;

                                 (p)    veneering, inlaying and applying laminated plastics;

                                 (q)    sanding cabinets and furniture components;

                                  (r)    fastening, clipping, glueing or otherwise applying non‑wood materials to millwork pieces;

                                 (s)    performing sub‑assembly, final assembly and prefinishing cabinets, furniture and millwork;

                                  (t)    preparing and applying finishes;

                                 (u)    installing millwork and cabinets on site;

                                 (v)    remodelling and refinishing furniture;

                                (w)    using and programming computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines, computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM) processes.

AR 266/2000 s3;78/2009;145/2012

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 4 periods of not less than 12 months each.

(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1360 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 1360 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 1360 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(5)  In the 4th period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1360 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 4th period of that apprenticeship program.

AR 266/2000 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)    55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;

                                 (b)    65% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

                                 (c)    75% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program;

                                 (d)    85% in the 4th period of the apprenticeship program.

AR 266/2000 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 Cabinetmaker Trade Regulation (AR 124/94) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Cabinetmaker Trade Regulation (AR 124/94) 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, 2022.

AR 266/2000 s9;42/2004;69/2013

Coming into force

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