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AR 299/2000 RECREATION VEHICLE SERVICE TECHNICIAN TRADE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 26/2015)

ALBERTA REGULATION 299/2000

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

RECREATION VEHICLE SERVICE
TECHNICIAN 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, Expiry
and Coming into Force

                7      Apprenticeship continues

                8      Repeal

                9      Expiry

              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)    “recreation vehicle” means any type of live-in recreation vehicle that is designed for travel and without limiting the generality of the foregoing includes the following:

                                        (i)    travel trailers;

                                      (ii)    repealed AR 131/2007 s2;

                                     (iii)    truck campers;

                                     (iv)    fifth wheel trailers;

                                       (v)    motor homes and conversions;

                                     (vi)    fold down camping trailers;

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

                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of recreation vehicle service technician that is designated as a compulsory certification trade pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.

AR 299/2000 s1;270/2006;131/2007

General Matters Respecting the Trade

Constitution of the trade

2(1)  The following undertakings constitute the trade:

                               (a)    diagnosing problems relating to recreation vehicles;

                              (b)    installing, servicing, maintaining, repairing, removing, replacing and modifying parts, components, accessories, appliances and systems designed for recreation vehicles.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), with respect to recreation vehicles the following undertakings do not constitute the trade:

                               (a)    servicing, maintaining, repairing or overhauling the engine or power train of a motor vehicle;

                              (b)    installing, removing or replacing parts and components on the engine or power train of a motor vehicle;

                               (c)    diagnosing problems relating to the engine or power train of a motor vehicle.

AR 299/2000 s2;26/2015

Tasks, activities and functions

3(1)  When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the trade, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the trade:

                               (a)    using hand tools, power tools, specialty tools and equipment while working on recreation vehicles;

                              (b)    using electrical, electronic and other measuring and testing devices while working on recreation vehicles;

                               (c)    installing, removing, modifying or repairing electrical wiring and components in recreation vehicles;

                              (d)    installing, removing, modifying or repairing hoses and piping in recreation vehicles;

                               (e)    repairing, modifying or replacing materials used in or in relation to recreation vehicles;

                               (f)    diagnosing, maintaining, modifying and installing gas and liquid components and systems used in recreation vehicles.

(2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), the tasks, activities and functions that are practised or otherwise carried out in respect of the undertakings referred to in section 2(2) do not come within the trade.

AR 299/2000 s3;26/2015

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 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)  In the 3rd 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.

AR 299/2000 s4;26/2015

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 in the trade or employs a certified journeyperson in the trade may employ 2 apprentices and 2 additional apprentices for each additional certified 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 299/2000 s5;102/2006;270/2006

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 in the trade:

                               (a)    55% in the first period of the apprenticeship program;

                              (b)    65% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program;

                               (c)    75% in the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program.

AR 299/2000 s6;270/2006

Transitional Provisions, Repeals, Expiry
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 Recreation Vehicle Service Technician Trade Regulation (AR 1/95) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.

Repeal

8   The Recreation Vehicle Service Technician Trade Regulation (AR 1/95) is repealed.

Expiry

9   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on August 31, 2021.

AR 299/2000 s9;42/2004;139/2012

Coming into force

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