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Transport Trailer Technician Trade Regulations

made under subsection 17A(1) of the

Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act

S.N.S. 2003, c. 1

N.S. Reg. 151/2021 (effective November 17, 2021)



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Citation

Definitions

Term of apprenticeship for transport trailer technician trade

Ratio of journeypersons to apprentices for transport trailer technician trade

Direct supervision for apprentices in the transport technician trade

Wage schedule for apprentices in transport trailer technician trade

Certificate in transport trailer technician trade through trade qualification

Compliance with identity card requirements of General Regulations


 


Citation

1        These trade regulations may be cited as the Transport Trailer Technician Trade Regulations.


Definitions

2        (1)    In these trade regulations,

 

“Act” means the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act;

 

“transport trailer technician trade” means the occupation of a transport trailer technician, consisting of inspecting, diagnosing, maintaining, rebuilding, assembling and repairing transport trailers connected to or moved by a power unit;

 

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

 

          (2)    A term defined in the General Regulations has the same meaning when used in these regulations.


Term of apprenticeship for transport trailer technician trade

3        (1)    The term of apprenticeship for the transport trailer technician trade consists of all of the following:

 

                   (a)      3600 documented hours of the combination of practical experience and the portion of technical training spent learning the skills of the designated trade as described in clause 26(1A)(a) of the General Regulations and as approved by the Director;

 

                   (b)     related technical training as described in clause 26(1A)(b) of the General Regulations and as approved by the Director;

 

                   (c)      a certification examination.

 

          (2)    Any probationary period included in a term of apprenticeship for the transport trailer technician trade as permitted by subsection 12(2) of the General Regulations must be no longer than 3 months.


Ratio of journeypersons to apprentices for transport trailer technician trade

4        (1)    The minimum ratio of journeypersons to apprentices required by clause 27(2)(a) of the General Regulations to be maintained by an employer in the transport trailer technician trade, unless varied in accordance with Section 24 of the General Regulations, is 1 journeyperson to every 2 apprentices.

 

          (2)    In determining the minimum ratio of journeypersons to apprentices under subsection (1), a journeyperson in the truck and transport trade may be considered in addition to or instead of a journeyperson in the transport trailer technician trade.


Direct supervision for apprentices in the transport technician trade

5        In addition to direct supervision by a journeyperson in the transport trailer technician trade in accordance with Section 3 of the General Regulations, any direct supervision required under the Act or the General Regulations for apprentices in the transport trailer technician trade may be provided by a journeyperson in the truck and transport mechanic trade.


Wage schedule for apprentices in transport trailer technician trade

6        (1)    Subject to subsection (2) and to subsection 25(3) of the General Regulations, the minimum wage for each hour worked by a transport trailer technician apprentice in each level in their term of apprenticeship is a percentage of the wage for a transport trailer technician journeyperson in the same place of employment, as set out in the following table:


Wages for Transport Trailer Technician Apprentice

Level of Apprenticeship

Hours in Level of Apprenticeship

Minimum Wage

(% of journeyperson’s wage)

1

0–1800

50%

2

1801–3600

75%

 

          (2)    An employer must not employ a transport trailer technician apprentice at a wage for actual hours worked that is lower than the wage that would be paid at a minimum wage rate prescribed in the Minimum Wage Order (General) made under the Labour Standards Code.


Certificate in transport trailer technician trade through trade qualification

7        The period of employment in the designated trade that is required by paragraph 30(1)(a)(ii)(B) of the General Regulations for a person who does not hold a certificate of apprenticeship and is applying for a certificate of qualification in the transport trailer technician trade is 5400 hours.


Compliance with identity card requirements of General Regulations

8        For the purposes of subsections 34(2) and (3) of the General Regulations, which require an apprentice or journeyperson to keep their identity card in their possession when practising the designated trade and produce it on request, a person is practising the transport trailer technician trade while the person is doing any of the following:

 

                   (a)      for an apprentice,

 

                              (i)      acquiring practical experience in the trade, or

 

                              (ii)     learning the skills of the trade during the technical training portion of apprenticeship training;

 

                   (b)     for a journeyperson, performing the duties of the trade as defined in these regulations or their duties as set out in the General Regulations.



 

 


Legislative History
Reference Tables

Transport Trailer Technician Trade Regulations

N.S. Reg. 151/2021

Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act

Note:  The information in these tables does not form part of the regulations and is compiled by the Office of the Registrar of Regulations for reference only.

Source Law

The current consolidation of the Transport Trailer Technician Trade Regulations made under the Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act includes all of the following regulations:

N.S.
Regulation

In force
date*

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue

151/2021

Nov 17, 2021

date specified

Dec 17, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following regulations are not yet in force and are not included in the current consolidation:

N.S.
Regulation

In force
date*

How in force

Royal Gazette
Part II Issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*See subsection 3(6) of the Regulations Act for rules about in force dates of regulations.

Amendments by Provision

ad. = added
am. = amended

fc. = fee change
ra. = reassigned

rep. = repealed
rs. = repealed and substituted

Provision affected

How affected

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Note that changes to headings are not included in the above table.

Editorial Notes and Corrections

 

Note

Effective
date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repealed and Superseded

N.S.
Regulation

Title

In force
date

Repealed
date

 

 

 

 

Note:  Only regulations that are specifically repealed and replaced appear in this table.  It may not reflect the entire history of regulations on this subject matter.