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AR 284/2000 INSULATOR (HEAT AND FROST) TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 89/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 284/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

INSULATOR (HEAT AND FROST) 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 and Coming into Force

                7      Apprenticeship continues

                8      Repeal

              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)    “insulation items” means

                                        (i)    insulation materials, reinforcing fabrics, metal lath and hexagonal wire;

                                      (ii)    adhesives and fasteners;

                                     (iii)    finishing materials;

                                     (iv)    metal claddings, canvas, PVC, pit wrap, paint, finishing cement and other similar over insulation applications not referred to in subclauses (i) to (iii);

                                       (v)    noise control materials;

                                     (vi)    firestopping and fireproofing materials;

                                    (vii)    utilidors;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of insulator (heat and frost) that is designated as 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 284/2000 s1;270/2006;89/2017

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The undertakings that constitute the trade are the following:

                               (a)    the installation, service, maintenance, repair and removal of insulation items;

                              (b)    asbestos abatement and removal.

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)    the use of detailed drawings and blueprints and other specifications;

                              (b)    the use of all related standards, safety regulations, building codes and regulations;

                               (c)    working with insulation items and related equipment;

                              (d)    the use of hand tools, power tools, shop equipment and stud welding equipment;

                               (e)    the clean up and removal of insulation items;

                               (f)    assembling, erecting, installing and removing insulation materials and handling devices, scaffolds, ropes and slings;

                               (g)    estimating, worksite planning, preparation and scheduling;

                              (h)    the handling, layout, preparation, fabrication and assembly of insulation items and all protective coatings and coverings;

                               (i)    the use of new technology relating to the undertakings that constitute the trade.

AR 284/2000 s3;277/2004

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 1517 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 1517 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 1517 hours of on the job training and successfully complete the technical training that is required or approved by the Board.

(5)  repealed AR 111/2013 s2.

AR 284/2000 s4;111/2013

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 284/2000 s5;102/2006;270/2006;1/2011;111/2013

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)    50% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;

                              (b)    60% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

                               (c)    70% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program;

                              (d)    repealed AR 111/2013 s4.

AR 284/2000 s6;270/2006;111/2013

Transitional Provisions, Repeals
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 Insulator Trade Regulation (AR 19/96) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Insulator Trade Regulation (AR 19/96) is repealed.

9   Repealed AR 89/2017 s5.

Coming into force

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