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AR 288/2000 LOCK SMITH TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 119/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 288/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

LOCKSMITH 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, Repeal
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)    “locking device” means any mechanical or electrical device that provides a physical or psychological barrier preventing, delaying or inhibiting unauthorized entry;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of locksmith 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 288/2000 s1;270/2006

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The following undertakings constitute the trade:

                               (a)    the installation, replacement, rebuilding, rearrangement, repair or adjustment of locking devices or safes and their components;

                              (b)    the making of keys by impression, code or other means involving specialized knowledge of locking devices or safes;

                               (c)    the circumventing of locking devices by means other than the use of a key or combination.

AR 288/2000 s2;58/2016

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)    handling orders for locks, safes and related equipment;

                              (b)    operating and servicing the tools and equipment used in the trade;

                               (c)    installing locking devices and related equipment;

                              (d)    identifying the operation of locking devices and safes;

                               (e)    identifying and applying the principles of locking devices;

                               (f)    identifying and applying the principles of safes and related equipment;

                               (g)    applying in‑depth knowledge of codes and specifications;

                              (h)    applying knowledge of master keying;

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

AR 288/2000 s3;58/2016

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.

(5)  Repealed AR 58/2016 s4.

AR 288/2000 s4;58/2016

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 288/2000 s5;102/2006;270/2006;58/2016

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)    60% 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.

                              (d)    repealed AR 58/2016 s6.

AR 288/2000 s6;270/2006;58/2016

Transitional Provisions, Repeal
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 Locksmith Trade Regulation (AR 332/93) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Locksmith Trade Regulation (AR 332/93) is repealed.

9   Repealed AR 119/2018 s10.

Coming into force

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