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AR 277/2000 FLOORCOVERING INSTALLER TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 116/2016)

ALBERTA REGULATION 277/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

FLOORCOVERING INSTALLER 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

Transitional Provisions, Repeal
and Coming into Force

                6      Apprenticeship continues

                7      Repeal

                9      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)    “floorcovering” means resilient floorcoverings, carpets and cushion and other types of underlayments and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes the following:

                                        (i)    linoleum;

                                      (ii)    inlaid sheet vinyls;

                                     (iii)    roto vinyls;

                                     (iv)    tiles;

                                       (v)    solid polyvinyl chloride;

                                     (vi)    prefinished hardwood flooring;

                                    (vii)    laminate flooring;

                                   (viii)    accessories used in respect of floorcoverings;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of floorcovering installer 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 277/2000 s1;270/2006;39/2009

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The following undertakings constitute the trade:

                               (a)    preparing all types of floors;

                              (b)    laying out, fitting and installing floorcoverings and accessories;

                               (c)    servicing, maintaining and repairing floorcoverings and accessories.

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)    using detailed drawings and blueprints and other specifications;

                              (b)    using hand tools and hand power tools;

                               (c)    using shop equipment, including air tools, floor grinders, sanders, polishers, table saws, miter saws, power stretchers and explosive actuated tools;

                              (d)    conducting moisture tests;

                               (e)    using any new innovative trade related technological changes that relate to materials or methods of construction.

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 2 periods of not less than 12 months each.

(2)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must acquire not less than 1500 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 1500 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(4)  Repealed AR 39/2009 s3.

AR 277/2000 s4;39/2009

Employment of apprentices

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

(2)  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)  Repealed AR 39/2009 s4.

AR 277/2000 s5;102/2006;270/2006;39/2009;1/2011

Transitional Provisions, Repeals
and Coming into Force

Apprenticeship continues

6   A person who immediately prior to January 1, 2001 was an apprentice in an apprenticeship program under the Floorcovering Installer Trade Regulation (AR 128/94) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

7   The Floorcovering Installer Trade Regulation (AR 128/94) is repealed.

8   Repealed AR 116/2016 s3.

Coming into force

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