Automotive Glass Technician Trade Regulations
made under Section 29 of the
Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act
S.N.S. 2003, c. 1
O.I.C. 2012-54 (February 29, 2012), N.S. Reg. 56/2012
1 These regulations may be cited as the Automotive Glass Technician Trade Regulations.
2 (1) In these regulations,
“Act” means the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act;
“automotive glass technician” means the occupation of fabricating, removing,installing, repairing and generally servicing all types of stationary and movable glassand associated equipment in motor vehicles;
“General Regulations” means the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications ActGeneral Regulations made under the Act.
(2) The definitions contained in the General Regulations apply to these regulations.
Term of apprenticeship for the automotive glass technician trade
3 The term of apprenticeship for the automotive glass technician trade is 4000 hours ofcombined practical experience and technical training approved by the Director and acertification examination, and may include a probationary period of up to 3 months.
Ratio of apprentices to journeypersons
4 An employer in the automotive glass technician trade must maintain a minimum ratio of 1journeyperson to 2 apprentices, unless the Director permits the ratio to be varied inaccordance with Section 24 of the General Regulations.
5 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the minimum wage for each hour worked by an apprenticein the automotive glass technician trade is a percentage of the wage for anautomotive glass technician journeyperson in the same place of employment, as setout in the following table:
Wages for Automotive Glass Technician Apprentice
Hours in Term
(% of journeyperson's wage)
(2) An employer must not employ an automotive glass technician apprentice at a wagefor actual hours worked that is lower than the wage that would be paid at theminimum wage rate prescribed in the Minimum Wage Order (General) made underthe Labour Standards Code.
Certificate through trade qualification
6 For the purpose of paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(B) of the General Regulations, which authorizesthe Director to issue a certificate of qualification in a designated trade to a person whodoes not hold a certificate of apprenticeship in the trade if the person applies and meetscertain requirements, 8000 hours is prescribed as the period of employment required forthe automotive glass technician trade.