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AR 123/2008 FIELD HEAT TREATMENT TECHNICIAN OCCUPATION REGULTAION

(Consolidated up to 67/2013)

ALBERTA REGULATION 123/2008

Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

FIELD HEAT TREATMENT TECHNICIAN
OCCUPATION REGULATION

Table of Contents

                1       Definition

                2       Constitution of the occupation

                3       Tasks, activities and functions


                4       Expiry

                5       Coming into force

Definition

1   In this Regulation, “occupation” means the occupation of field heat treatment technician designated as a designated occupation under the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.

Constitution of the occupation

2   The undertaking that constitutes the occupation is the field application of heat to the following materials to intentionally alter the material’s properties:

                                 (a)    ferrous and non‑ferrous alloy;

                                 (b)    refractory;

                                 (c)    coating;

                                 (d)    glass.

Tasks, activities and functions

3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the occupation, the following tasks, activities and functions come within the occupation:

                                 (a)    apply codes, specifications and quality control programs;

                                 (b)    interpret blueprints or schematic drawings, and prepare sketches;

                                 (c)    determine appropriate heat treatment method and set up;

                                 (d)    set up, calibrate, maintain, operate and repair heat treatment instruments and equipment;

                                 (e)    annealing, normalizing, preheating, solution annealing, thermal stabilizing and stress relieving;

                                 (f)    drying out, curing and baking out using gases or electricity;

                                 (g)    degassing to remove hydrogen or other contaminants;

                                 (h)    enhancement applications;

                                  (i)    thermal alignment and expansion;

                                  (j)    hardness testing;

                                 (k)    line thawing;

                                  (l)    maintain appropriate documentation to support quality control specifications and processes;

                               (m)    comply with site and process specific safety procedures.

Expiry

4   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 June 30, 2021.

AR 123/2008 s4;67/2013

Coming into force

5   This Regulation comes into force on August 1, 2008.