Carpenter Trade Regulation

Link to law: http://www.qp.alberta.ca/1266.cfm?page=2000_267.cfm&leg_type=Regs&isbncln=9780779787487&display=html
Published: 2015

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AR 267/2000 CARPENTER TRADE REGULATION (Consolidated up to 122/2015)
ALBERTA REGULATION 267/2000
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act
CARPENTER 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;
                           (a.1)    “building envelope” means the components of a building that separate heated space from unheated space, or that are in contact with the exterior air or the ground;
                              (b)    “certified journeyperson” means a certified journeyperson as defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation;
                           (b.1)    “concrete reinforcement materials” includes metal or steel strands, wires, bars, mesh or sheets;
                               (c)    “structure” includes any type of residential, commercial, industrial or agricultural structure;
                              (d)    “technical training” means technical training as defined in the Apprenticeship Program Regulation;
                               (e)    “trade” means the occupation of carpenter 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;
                               (g)    “wood” includes any by‑product of wood, wood substitutes and similar materials.
AR 267/2000 s1;270/2006;122/2015
General Matters Respecting the Trade
Constitution of the trade
2   The undertakings that constitute the trade are the construction, installation and repair of structures or components of structures and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, include the following:
                               (a)    working with or making things with wood in the construction, installation or repair of structures or components of structures;
                              (b)    preparing site and building layouts;
                               (c)    constructing foundations and concrete structures;
                              (d)    framing structures;
                               (e)    applying interior and exterior finishes.
AR 267/2000 s2;122/2015
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)    reviewing and interpreting construction drawings, plans, specifications, building codes and related documentation;
                              (b)    inspecting sub‑soil excavations of structures;
                               (c)    operating hand and power tools related to the trade;
                              (d)    shoring and underpinning of existing structures, parts of structures or excavations;
                               (e)    laying out and erecting batter boards, building lines and setting elevations;
                               (f)    installing, using and dismantling personnel handling devices, scaffolds, ropes, slings, hoists on rigging installations, ladders, shoring, covered walkways and barricades;
                               (g)    assembling, erecting, installing and dismantling structures;
                              (h)    setting up hoarding and other temporary structures;
                               (i)    framing
                                        (i)    exterior walls and interior partitions;
                                      (ii)    architectural features;
                                     (iii)    post and beam construction and timber framing;
                                     (iv)    plank walls;
                                       (v)    roof systems;
                                     (vi)    blocking, nailers and firestops;
                                    (vii)    ceiling and floor systems;
                               (j)    installing
                                        (i)    preserved wood foundations;
                                      (ii)    sill plates on foundation walls;
                                     (iii)    drainage tile and pipe;
                                     (iv)    beams and columns;
                                       (v)    floor frames;
                                     (vi)    wood stairways and railings;
                                    (vii)    metal stud non-loadbearing walls;
                                   (viii)    suspended ceiling systems;
                                     (ix)    engineered pre-fabricated roof systems; 
                                       (x)    roof coverings;
                                     (xi)    exterior and interior doors and windows;
                                    (xii)    insulation materials in ceilings, walls and floors;
                                   (xiii)    air and vapour barriers;
                                   (xiv)    caulking, adhesion and sealant materials;
                                    (xv)    exterior wall finishes;
                                   (xvi)    building envelope systems;
                                  (xvii)    gypsum and non-gypsum products on interior walls and ceilings;
                                 (xviii)    interior cabinets, display cases, mirrors, counters, laminates, panelling, mouldings and trim;
                                   (xix)    prefabricated fireplaces;
                                    (xx)    exterior attachments to structures including additions, porches, stoops and verandas;
                                   (xxi)    timber bents to support ramps, platforms and heavy piping;
                                  (xxii)    timber culverts;
                              (k)    placement of precast concrete panels;
                               (l)    building and stripping forms for
                                        (i)    beams and girders;
                                      (ii)    piers and columns;
                             (m)    building forms, installing concrete reinforcement materials, placing and consolidating concrete and stripping forms for
                                        (i)    footings;
                                      (ii)    walls;
                                     (iii)    floors;
                                     (iv)    sidewalks, driveways and curbs;
                                       (v)    stairs;
                                     (vi)    built-in-place concrete manholes, catch basins, utility vaults and other underground service boxes;
                                    (vii)    tilt-up precast concrete panels;
                                   (viii)    void forms for grade or subterranean concrete.
AR 267/2000 s3;122/2015
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 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.
AR 267/2000 s4;122/2015
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 (2.1), 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.
(2.1)  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.
(3)  Repealed AR 70/2005 s2.
AR 267/2000 s5;70/2005;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 267/2000 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 Carpenter Trade Regulation (AR 16/96) continues as an apprentice in that apprenticeship program under this Regulation.
Repeal
8   The Carpenter Trade Regulation (AR 16/96) 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, 2024.
AR 267/2000 s9;37/2005;122/2015
Coming into force
10   This Regulation comes into force on January 1, 2001.