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     Alberta Regulation 1/95

     Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act

     RECREATION VEHICLE MECHANIC TRADE REGULATION

     Filed:  January 10, 1995

Made by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board pursuant to
section 33(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


     Table of Contents

Definitions    1
Constitution of the trade     2
Tasks, activities and functions    3
Educational requirements of an apprentice    4
Term of the apprenticeship program 5
Employment of apprentices     6
Wages     7
Transitional re apprenticeship program  8
Repeal    9

Schedule


Definitions
1   In this Regulation,

     (a)  "apprentice" means a person who is an apprentice in the trade;

     (b)  "certified journeyman" means a certified journeyman as defined
in the Apprenticeship Program and Certificate Recognition Regulation (Alta.
Reg. 1/92);

     (c)  "trade" means the occupation of Recreation Vehicle Mechanic
that is designated as a compulsory certification trade pursuant to section
57 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act.


Constitution of the trade
2   The undertakings set out in section 2 of the Schedule constitute the
trade.


Tasks, activities and functions
3   When practising or otherwise carrying out work in the trade, the tasks,
activities and functions set out in section 3 of the Schedule come within
the trade.


Educational requirements of an apprentice
4   The educational requirement for an apprentice is

     (a)  the completion of an Alberta grade 9 education or equivalent,
or

     (b)  the successful completion of one or more examinations that are
set or recognized by the Board.


Term of the apprentice-ship program
5(1)  Subject to section 11 of the Apprenticeship Program and Certificate
Recognition Regulation (Alta. Reg. 1/92), the term of an apprenticeship
program for the trade shall consist of 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 1600 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the formal instruction that is required or approved by the Board.

(3)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1800 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the formal instruction that is required or approved by the Board.

(4)  In the 3rd period of the apprenticeship program an apprentice must
acquire not less than 1600 hours of on the job training and successfully
complete the formal instruction that is required or approved by the Board.


Employment of apprentices
6(1)  A person shall not employ an apprentice except in accordance with
this section.

(2)  A person who is a certified journeyman or employs a certified
journeyman may employ 2 apprentices and 2 additional apprentices for each
additional certified journeyman that is employed by that person.


Wages
7(1)  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 shall pay wages to an apprentice that are at least equal to the
following percentages of the wages paid to employees who are certified
journeymen 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.

Transitional re apprentice-ship program
8(1)  Where an apprentice's contract of apprenticeship is registered under
section 4 of the Apprenticeship Training Regulation (Alta. Reg. 2/92)
before April 1, 1995, this section, instead of sections 5 and 7, applies in
respect of that apprentice and that apprentice's apprenticeship program.

(2)  Subject to section 11 of the Apprenticeship Program and Certificate
Recognition Regulation (Alta. Reg. 1/92), the term of an apprenticeship
program to which this section applies shall consist of 2 periods of not
less than 12 months each.

(3)  In the first period of the apprenticeship program referred to in
subsection (2), an apprentice must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on
the job training and successfully complete the formal instruction that is
required or approved by the Board.

(4)  In the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program referred to in
subsection (2) an apprentice must acquire not less than 1500 hours of on
the job training and successfully complete the formal instruction that is
required or approved by the Board.

(5)  A person shall not pay wages to an apprentice to whom this section
applies that are less than those provided for under subsection (6).

(6)  Subject to the Employment Standards Code, a person employing an
apprentice to whom this section applies shall pay wages to that apprentice
that are at least equal to the following percentages of the wages paid to
employees who are certified journeymen in the trade:

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

     (b)  75% in the 2nd period of the apprenticeship program.


Repeal
9   The Recreation Vehicle Mechanic Trade Regulation (Alta. Reg. 92/84) is
repealed.


     SCHEDULE

1   In this Schedule, "recreation vehicle" means any type of live-in
recreation vehicle that is designed for travel and without limiting the
generality of the foregoing includes

     (a)  travel trailers;

     (b)  truck campers;

     (c)  5th wheel trailers;

     (d)  motor homes and coaches;

     (e)  fold down camping trailers.


2(1)  The following undertakings constitute the trade:

     (a)  installing appliances in recreation vehicles;

     (b)  installing, servicing, maintaining, repairing, removing and
replacing parts and components in recreation vehicles;

     (c)  diagnosing problems relating to 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.


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 and refrigeration tools while
working on recreation vehicles;

     (b)  using, in relation to appliances, electrical and other
measuring and testing devices;

     (c)  carrying out of soldering and brazing on or in relation to
recreation vehicles;

     (d)  wiring of or the installing or removing of wiring in recreation
vehicles;

     (e)  installing, removing or repairing hoses and piping within
recreation vehicles;

     (f)  splicing similar and dissimilar metals used in or in relation
to recreation vehicles;

     (g)  installing and removing gases and liquids 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) of this Schedule do not come within the trade.