Copyright and Disclaimer Print


AR 290/2000 INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC (MILLWRIGHT) TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 91/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 290/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC (MILLWRIGHT)
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)    “stationary rotating equipment” means any type of plant, industrial machinery or mechanical equipment and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes

                                        (i)    stationary and industrial engines;

                                      (ii)    steam and gas turbines;

                                     (iii)    pumps;

                                     (iv)    heat exchangers;

                                       (v)    conveyor systems;

                                     (vi)    gears and speed changers;

                                    (vii)    mining equipment;

                                   (viii)    logging equipment;

                                     (ix)    compressors;

                                       (x)    fluid power systems;

                                     (xi)    air blowers and vacuum pumps and fans;

                                    (xii)    gas and air dryers;

                                   (xiii)    refrigeration;

                                   (xiv)    power transmissions;

                                    (xv)    couplings and clutches;

                                   (xvi)    prime movers;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of industrial mechanic (millwright) 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 290/2000 s1;270/2006;215/2009;91/2017

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2   The following undertakings constitute the trade:

                               (a)    the installation, maintenance and repair of stationary rotating equipment;

                              (b)    the removal and replacement of stationary rotating equipment;

                               (c)    the diagnosing of problems relating to stationary rotating equipment.

AR 290/2000 s2;91/2017

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)    dismantling, assembling and repairing parts and components in stationary rotating equipment;

                              (b)    fitting, aligning and testing parts and components in stationary rotating equipment;

                           (b.1)    condition monitoring, vibration analysis and laser alignment of stationary rotating equipment;

                               (c)    fitting bearings, aligning gears and shafts, attaching motors and connecting couplings and belts in relation to stationary rotating equipment;

                              (d)    using hand, power and other tools of the trade while working on stationary rotating equipment;

                               (e)    interpreting drawings and plans and laying out and developing projects according to specifications;

                               (f)    using precision instruments to measure, assemble and fit complex plant or industrial machinery or other related equipment;

                               (g)    setting up and operating standard machine tools, including saws, drill presses, lathes and milling machines, and their attachments, to facilitate the efficient completion of the assembly and repair of stationary rotating equipment;

                              (h)    using, in relation to stationary rotating equipment, measuring and testing devices and rigging equipment;

                               (i)    heating and cutting with oxy-fuel equipment;

                               (j)    tack welding with welding equipment;

                              (k)    removing and installing electric motors, but does not include the electrical disconnecting or hookup of electric motors.

AR 290/2000 s3;251/2003;215/2009;91/2017

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 4 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)  In the 4th 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.

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 4th period of that apprenticeship program.

AR 290/2000 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)    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)    90% in the 4th period of the apprenticeship program.

AR 290/2000 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 Millwright Trade Regulation (AR 289/93) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Millwright Trade Regulation (AR 289/93) is repealed.

9   Repealed AR 91/2017 s7.

Coming into force

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