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AR 287/2000 LATHER (INTERIOR SYSTEMS MECHANIC) TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 92/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 287/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

LATHER (INTERIOR SYSTEMS MECHANIC)
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)    “lather interior systems” means any type of framework for gypsum materials in buildings and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes:

                                        (i)    light gauge steel stud framing;

                                    (i.1)    load bearing steel stud wall and floor systems;

                                      (ii)    unitized wall systems;

                                     (iii)    demountable partitions;

                                     (iv)    suspended drywall ceilings;

                                       (v)    component ceilings;

                                     (vi)    metal linear ceilings;

                                    (vii)    specialized systems;

                                   (viii)    drywall;

                                     (ix)    metal lath;

                                       (x)    radiation shielding;

                                     (xi)    access floor systems;

                                    (xii)    membrane coatings;

                                   (xiii)    thermal and acoustical systems;

                                   (xiv)    air and vapour barriers;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of lather (interior systems mechanic) 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 287/2000 s1;270/2006;150/2013;92/2017

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The following undertakings constitute the trade:

                               (a)    assembling and installing lather interior systems;

                              (b)    cutting, shaping, bending , fastening and spot welding metal components to build support bases for plaster, cement, fireproofing, radiation or sound proofing materials;

                               (c)    cutting, shaping, aligning and securing components in lather interior systems for gypsum or other products;

                              (d)    constructing various types of walls and ceilings or other related structures and applying exterior and interior trim of metal and other materials.

AR 287/2000 s2;92/2017

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)    diagnosing and repairing any problems relating to the lather interior systems;

                              (b)    using all hand and power operated equipment required by the trade;

                               (c)    using blueprints, shop drawings and specifications;

                              (d)    applying gypsum lath, metal lath and stucco wire;

                               (e)    cutting, preparing, fastening, spot welding, fabricating or other handling of all lath materials.

AR 287/2000 s3;92/2017

acoustical 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.

AR 287/2000 s4;290/2009

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 287/2000 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)    70% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

                               (c)    80% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program.

AR 287/2000 s6;270/2006

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 Lather‑Interior Systems Mechanic Trade Regulation (AR 287/93) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Lather‑Interior Systems Mechanic Trade Regulation (AR 287/93) is repealed.

9   Repealed AR 92/2017 s7.

Coming into force

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