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Alberta Regulation 14/2013
Livestock and Livestock Products Act
HATCHERY SUPPLY FLOCK APPROVAL AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: February 1, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 
(M.O. 002/2013) on January 28, 2013 pursuant to section 1(1) of the Livestock and 
Livestock Products Act. 
1   The Hatchery Supply Flock Approval Regulation 
(AR 183/97) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 8 is amended by striking out "March 31, 2013" and 
substituting "March 31, 2018".


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Alberta Regulation 15/2013
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
DESIGNATION OF OCCUPATIONS AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: February 4, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education 
(M.O. 300/2013) on January 30, 2013 pursuant to section 36(1) of the Apprenticeship 
and Industry Training Act. 
1   The Designation of Occupations Regulation 
(AR 285/2006) is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1 is amended by renumbering clause (a) as 
(a.05) and adding the following before clause (a.05):
	(a)	cathodic protection technician;



Alberta Regulation 16/2013
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
CATHODIC PROTECTION TECHNICIAN EXCEPTION REGULATION
Filed: February 8, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on 
November 2, 2012 and approved by the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced 
Education on February 1, 2013 pursuant to section 22.1(1) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act. 
Table of Contents
	1	Interpretation
	2	Exception for cathodic protection technicians
	3	Tasks, activities and functions
	4	Conditions
	5	Proof of competency
	6	Expiry
Interpretation
1(1)  In this Regulation,
	(a)	"certified cathodic protection technician" means a person 
who has been granted an occupational certificate in the 
designated occupation of cathodic protection technician 
pursuant to section 36(2) of the Apprenticeship and Industry 
Training Act;
	(b)	"external electrical circuit" means the components of an 
impressed current cathodic protection system that are down 
line of the rectifier;


	(c)	"impressed current cathodic protection system" means an 
electrical system within the meaning of the Electrician Trade 
Regulation (AR 274/2000) that reduces the corrosion of a 
metal surface by making the metal surface into the cathode of 
an electrochemical cell by means of direct current supplied 
by a power source;  
	(d)	"installed" means a state of being physically connected to a 
power source;
	(e)	"locked out and tagged out" means a state in which the 
power source has been securely de-energized in accordance 
with industry practice;
	(f)	"non-certified cathodic protection technician" means a 
person who performs tasks, activities and functions in the 
designated occupation of cathodic protection technician as 
set out in the Cathodic Protection Technician Occupation 
Regulation and has not been granted an occupational 
certificate in the designated occupation of cathodic protection 
technician;
	(g)	"occupation" means the occupation of cathodic protection 
technician that is designated as a designated occupation 
pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(h)	"rectifier" means the component of an impressed current 
cathodic protection system that starts with the input terminal 
of the internal breaker and includes all wiring, connections 
and components up to and including the output terminals, and 
the enclosure.
(2)  A reference in this Regulation to undertakings that constitute the 
electrician trade is a reference to undertakings that constitute the 
electrician trade as provided for under the Electrician Trade 
Regulation (AR 274/2000).
Exception for cathodic protection technicians
2   Despite the fact that a person is not otherwise permitted under 
section 21 of the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act to work in 
the electrician trade, a person may carry out the prescribed tasks, 
activities and functions set out in section 3, within the electrician 
trade's undertakings of installation, commissioning, maintenance and 
repair of an impressed current cathodic protection system, if that 
person meets the requirements of and complies with this Regulation.
Tasks, activities and functions
3(1)  Within the undertakings set out in section 2, a non-certified 
cathodic protection technician may perform the following tasks, 
activities and functions: 
	(a)	installing, commissioning, monitoring, evaluating, 
maintaining, repairing and decommissioning the external 
electrical circuit portion of an impressed current cathodic 
protection system;
	(b)	troubleshooting and replacing components of a rectifier that 
is not installed.
(2)  Within the undertakings set out in section 2, a certified cathodic 
protection technician may perform the following tasks, activities and 
functions:
	(a)	the tasks, activities and functions set out in subsection (1);
	(b)	with respect to a rectifier that is installed,  
	(i)	taking readings and making output adjustments,
	(ii)	connecting and disconnecting the output terminations of 
the rectifier,
	(iii)	troubleshooting and replacing rectifier components,
	(iv)	installing and removing current interrupters,
	(v)	measuring input current and voltage, and
	(vi)	performing commissioning and decommissioning 
checks.
(3)  For greater certainty, only a certified journeyperson electrician or 
electrician apprentice or a person otherwise permitted under the 
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act to work in the electrician 
trade may install the power source wiring to the rectifier.
Conditions
4   A certified cathodic protection technician shall, before commencing 
any task, activity or function set out in section 3(2)(b), ensure that the 
rectifier is locked out and tagged out.
Proof of competency
5   A person who carries out any prescribed task, activity or function 
with respect to a rectifier that is installed shall, on request, produce 
evidence of certification in the designated occupation of cathodic 
protection technician to 
	(a)	the Executive Director or a person acting on the Executive 
Director's behalf, or 
	(b)	an officer under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Expiry
6   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, 2018.



Alberta Regulation 17/2013
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
CATHODIC PROTECTION TECHNICIAN OCCUPATION REGULATION
Filed: February 8, 2013
For information only:   Made by the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on 
November 2, 2012 and approved by the Minister of Enterprise and Advanced 
Education on February 1, 2013 pursuant to section 37(2) of the Apprenticeship and 
Industry Training Act. 
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"cathodic protection system" means a system that reduces the 
corrosion of a metal surface by making the metal surface into 
the cathode of an electrochemical cell; 
	(b)	"external electrical circuit" means the components of an 
impressed current cathodic protection system that are down 
line of the rectifier;
	(c)	"galvanic anode cathodic protection system" means a 
cathodic protection system in which a metal provides 
cathodic protection to another metal that is more noble, when 
the metals are electrically coupled in an electrolyte; 
	(d)	"impressed current cathodic protection system" means a 
cathodic protection system in which a direct current is 
supplied by a power source;
	(e)	"installed" means a state of being physically connected to a 
power source;


	(f)	"occupation" means the occupation of cathodic protection 
technician that is designated as a designated occupation 
pursuant to the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act;
	(g)	"rectifier" means the component of an impressed current 
cathodic protection system that starts with the input terminal 
of the internal breaker and includes all wiring, connections 
and components up to and including the output terminals, and 
the enclosure.
Constitution of the occupation
2(1)  The undertakings that constitute the occupation are 
	(a)	installing, commissioning, monitoring, evaluating, 
maintaining, repairing and decommissioning the external 
electrical circuit portion of an impressed current cathodic 
protection system, 
	(b)	installing, commissioning, monitoring, evaluating, 
maintaining, repairing and decommissioning a galvanic 
anode cathodic protection system, and
	(c)	maintaining and repairing a rectifier that is not installed.
(2)  For greater certainty, the maintenance and repair of a rectifier that 
is installed are matters that do not constitute undertakings that are 
within the occupation.
Tasks, activities and functions
3(1)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the work in the 
cathodic protection technician occupation - level one, the following 
tasks, activities and functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	preparing for planned cathodic protection projects;
	(b)	complying with all applicable regulations, codes and 
standards;
	(c)	understanding the use and operation of testing equipment; 
	(d)	performing basic troubleshooting on cathodic protection 
systems;
	(e)	conducting function tests;
	(f)	gathering data;
	(g)	preparing reports and records;
	(h)	troubleshooting and replacing components of a rectifier that 
is not installed.
(2)  When practising or otherwise carrying out the work in the cathodic 
protection technician occupation - level two, the following tasks, 
activities and functions come within that level of the occupation:
	(a)	the tasks, activities and functions within cathodic protection 
technician - level one, as set out in subsection (1);
	(b)	overall responsibility for planning and completing cathodic 
protection projects;
	(c)	ensuring safe practices and procedures;
	(d)	conducting, verifying and evaluating the accuracy of test 
results;
	(e)	preparing assignments and supervising a crew in cathodic 
protection system work;
	(f)	managing inspection reports and log books;
	(g)	performing advanced troubleshooting on cathodic protection 
systems and components;
	(h)	educating stakeholders regarding cathodic protection 
systems;
	(i)	co-ordinating the work of qualified tradespersons;
	(j)	preparing and submitting cathodic protection system project 
estimates and bids; 
	(k)	providing assistance in the design and installation of cathodic 
protection systems; 
	(l)	performing commissioning and decommissioning checks.
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 August 31, 2018.