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Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act


Table of Contents

                1      Definitions

                2      Constitution of the occupation

                3      Tasks, activities and functions

                4      Repeal

                6      Coming into force


1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “buildings, structures or premises” includes:

                                        (i)    municipal sewer and water mains;

                                      (ii)    roads;

                                     (iii)    dams;

                                     (iv)    bridges;

                                       (v)    tunnels;

                                     (vi)    railways;

                                    (vii)    canals and other similar works;

                              (b)    “occupation” means the occupation of construction craft labourer that is designated as a designated occupation pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.

Constitution of the occupation

2   The undertakings that constitute the occupation are the preparation, clean‑up, material handling, demolition, excavation and compaction on or around buildings, structures or premises.

Tasks, activities and functions

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

                               (a)    site preparation, maintenance and cleanup;

                              (b)    excavation, subgrade work and compaction;

                               (c)    assisting with concrete and similar work and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes

                                        (i)    placement, consolidation and strike‑off of concrete and masonry;

                                      (ii)    maintenance of curing conditions;

                                     (iii)    demolition and removal of concrete and masonry;

                                     (iv)    mixing and distribution of grout and mortar;

                                       (v)    stock piling and distribution of masonry units and building materials;

                                     (vi)    installation of edge forms;

                                    (vii)    cleaning and coating of formwork and stripping of non‑reusable formwork;

                                   (viii)    installation of concrete paving stones;

                              (d)    cleaning and securing the building site and containing construction refuse;

                               (e)    operating and maintaining gasoline, pneumatic, power actuated, electric and hydraulic tools related to the occupation;

                               (f)    flame cutting of mild non‑tempered steel;

                               (g)    operating and maintaining stationary compressors and portable generators used in carrying out the undertakings that constitute the occupation;

                              (h)    using and maintaining hand and power tools related to the occupation;

                               (i)    using basic site management procedures;

                               (j)    assisting with survey and measurement activities related to the occupation;

                              (k)    excavating, trenching, backfilling and compacting around foundation structures with tools related to the occupation;

                               (l)    preparing piles and bells;

                             (m)    installing subgrade drainage and foundation damp‑proofing;

                              (n)    setting up and assembling ladders and scaffolding for use by construction craft labourers;

                              (o)    transporting scaffolding components to and from the site at which the scaffolds are to be erected;

                              (p)    assisting with the excavation shoring and placement of temporary enclosures;

                              (q)    performing rigging related to the occupation;

                               (r)    signalling with respect to the operation of construction equipment;

                               (s)    installing, connecting, tying‑in and testing works that make up municipal sewer and water mains.


4   The Construction Craft Labourer Occupation Regulation (AR 237/96) is repealed.

5   Repealed AR 8/2017 s3.

Coming into force

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