Ironworker (Generalist) Trade Regulations

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Ironworker (Generalist) Trade Regulations

made under Section 29 of the

Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act

S.N.S. 2003, c. 1

O.I.C. 2013-200 (June 18, 2013), N.S. Reg. 223/2013


Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the Ironworker (Generalist) Trade Regulations.


Definitions

2     (1)    In these regulations,

 

“Act” means the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act;

 

“General Regulations” means the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act General Regulations made under the Act;

 

“ironworker (generalist) trade” means the occupation of an ironworker who performs work in the ironworker (reinforcing) trade and the ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade;

 

“ironworker (reinforcing) trade” means the ironworker (reinforcing) trade as defined in the Ironworker (Reinforcing) Trade Regulations made under the Act;

 

“ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade” means the ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade as defined in the Ironworker (Structural/Ornamental) Trade Regulations made under the Act.

 

       (2)    The definitions contained in the General Regulations apply to these regulations.


Certificate through trade qualification—practical experience

3     (1)    For the purpose of Section 30 of the General Regulations, which authorizes the Director to issue a certificate of qualification in a designated trade to a person who does not hold a certificate of apprenticeship in the trade if the person applies and meets certain requirements, the practical experience required by paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(A) for eligibility to be examined for a certificate of qualification in the ironworker (generalist) trade is prescribed as follows:

 

                (a)    completion of the practical experience portion of the term of apprenticeship for either the ironworker (structural/ornamental) or ironworker (reinforcing) trade, for a person who

 

                         (i)     holds a certificate of qualification in the other trade,

 

                         (ii)    has been employed in the other trade for the number of hours prescribed for the purpose of paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(B) of the General Regulations in the regulations for that trade; or

 

                         (iii)   has completed the practical experience portion in the other trade.

 

       (2)    A person who holds a certificate of qualification in each of the ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade and the ironworker (reinforcing) trade is deemed to have completed the required practical experience for the purpose of paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(A) of the General Regulations.


Certificate through trade qualification—hours of employment

4     (1)    For the purpose of Section 30 of the General Regulations, which authorizes the Director to issue a certificate of qualification in a designated trade to a person who does not hold a certificate of apprenticeship in the trade if the person applies and meets certain requirements, 12 000 hours is prescribed for the purpose of paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(B) as the period of employment required for the ironworker (generalist) trade, consisting of

 

                (a)    7500 hours in the ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade; and

 

                (b)    4500 hours in the ironworker (reinforcing) trade.

 

       (2)    A person who holds a certificate of qualification in either the ironworker (structural/ornamental) trade or the ironworker (reinforcing) trade and who has been employed in the other trade for the number of hours required by clause (1)(a) or (b), as applicable, is deemed to meet the period of employment requirement for the purpose of paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(B) of the General Regulations.


Transition

5     A person who, immediately before the coming into force of these regulations, was an apprentice in an apprenticeship program under the Ironworker Trade Regulations, N.S. Reg. 35/99, made by the Governor in Council by Order in Council 199[9]-149 dated April 7, 1999, continues as an apprentice under that program and, on successfully completing the term of apprenticeship, is eligible to be examined for a certificate of qualification in the ironworker (generalist) trade.




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