F-5, r. 1 - Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship in electricity, pipe fitting and mechanical conveyor systems mechanics in sectors other than the construction industry

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chapter F-5, r. 1
Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship in electricity, pipe fitting and mechanical conveyor systems mechanics in sectors other than the construction industry
FORMATION DE LA MAIN-D’OEUVRE — CERTIFICATS
Act respecting workforce vocational training and qualification
(chapter F-5, s. 30).
F-5
January 1 2015
The fees prescribed in the Regulation have been indexed pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec of 3 February 2018, page 79. (s. 28). (Effect from 1 January 2018)
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
1. In this Regulation,
“authorized person” means a person qualified for the certificate of qualification in question or a person designated by the employer who has authority over the activities of an apprentice; (personne autorisée)
“combustion and heating system” means the piping, apparatus, accessories and other devices necessary for the production and distribution of thermal energy or heat in any form in any building or installation; (système de chauffage et de combustion)
“electrical installation” means an electrical installation within the meaning of section 5.03.01 of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2), including baseboard heaters, heating panels and the lighting fixtures connected to the installation; (installation électrique)
“mine” means the establishment, with or without a treatment or processing plant, in which exploration work is performed, except the drilling of an artesian well, or the extraction of soil or sub-soil for removing a mineral substance in order to obtain a commercial or industrial product, including the buildings, warehouses, garages and workshops located at the surface in which work is performed related to the exploration for or the extraction of a mineral substance; (mine)
“mechanical conveyor system” means the apparatus, accessories and other devices generally used or that may be used to transport persons, objects or materials, such as elevators, flying scaffolds, escalators, dumb waiters, passenger ropeways, movable stage platforms, elevators for handicapped persons, moving sidewalks and other similar devices; (système de déplacement mécanisé)
“plumbing system” means the piping, apparatus, accessories and other devices necessary for water service pipes, water distribution systems, including fire protection systems, and building drainage systems up to the connection point with water mains and sewer networks or the heating and refrigeration system; (système de plomberie)
“qualified person” means a person holding a valid certificate of qualification or a valid certificate of qualification or competency held to be a certificate of qualification as provided for in section 5; (personne qualifiée)
“supervision” means the overseeing of the work of a person by the holder of a certificate of qualification required for the supervised work who is available to assist the person. (supervision)
O.C. 279-2006, s. 1; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 1; O.C. 849-2009, s. 1; O.C. 549-2014, s. 1.
DIVISION II
SCOPE
2. This Regulation governs admission to apprenticeship, the issue of certificates of qualification and the carrying on of the trades or vocations described in section 3 for work carried on in the fields of electricity, pipe fitting and mechanical conveyor systems mechanics, when the work is carried on in sectors not governed by the Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry (chapter R-20).
However, it does not apply to
(1)  work that consists in the factory mounting of an electrical installation in a prefabricated building approved pursuant to Division III of Chapter V of the Construction Code (chapter B-1.1, r. 2);
(2)  work on an electrical installation used to provide the energy for the operation of electric railroads or subways or on the apparatus connected to it;
(3)  work on water mains and sewer systems;
(4)  work carried out in a mine and in a pellet plant or a mineral concentration plant related to a mine and also on any equipment necessary for the transportation of such a substance; or
(5)  maintenance work on piping, apparatus, accessories and other devices necessary for the distribution of thermal energy other than energy intended for heating a building.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 2; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 2; O.C. 849-2009, s. 2.
DIVISION III
CERTIFICATES OF QUALIFICATION
3. The following certificates of qualification are required for the carrying on of work described for each certificate:
(1)  certificate in electricity (CÉ) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of an electrical installation;
(1.1)  restricted certificate in equipment connection (RCA) for connecting or disconnecting equipment to wiring forming part of an electrical installation, without any other alteration to the electrical installation, where such work is carried out by a person who does not hold the certificate in electricity referred to in paragraph 1;
(2)  certificate in pipe fitting (CT) for work referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4;
(3)  certificate in plumbing (CP) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of plumbing systems;
(4)  certificate in heating (CC) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of combustion and heating systems;
(5)  (paragraph revoked);
(6)  certificate in fuel oil combustion-heating (CCM) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of fuel oil heating apparatus of 120 kW or less, including burners, fuel and air supply lines and conduits, tanks, pumps, safety and control devices, exhaust systems, chimney linings and accessories such as air humidifiers and purifiers; the certificate does not cover work on heat or fluid distribution systems;
(7)  certificate in Class 1 refrigeration systems (SF-1) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of refrigeration systems of a capacity of 200 W or more, including the piping, apparatus, accessories and other devices necessary for the production of cold by the systems and for the distribution of the fluids and refrigerating mediums, as well as work on apparatus allowing both heating and air conditioning;
(7.1)  Class 2 certificate in refrigeration systems (SF-2) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration of refrigeration systems for air conditioning purposes of a capacity between 200 W and 20 kW that use refrigerants classified in group A1 or A2 according to the classification provided for in Clause 4.4 of the Mechanical Refrigeration Code (CAN/CSA B52), 2005 edition, published by the Canadian Standards Association, taking into account the amendments that may be made to it, including the piping, apparatus, accessories and other devices necessary for the production of cold by the systems and for the distribution of the fluids and refrigerating mediums, as well as work on apparatus allowing both heating and air conditioning the capacity of which does not exceed 40 kW;
(8)  certificate in mechanical conveyor systems mechanics (MSDM) for work referred to in paragraphs 9 to 11;
(9)  certificate in elevator mechanics (MA) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration on elevators and other mechanical conveyor systems, including the operation of a temporary or unfinished system and the electrical connection of the apparatus or accessories from the main line connection switch specific to the mechanical conveyor system, except work referred to in paragraphs 10 and 11;
(10)  certificate in elevating platform mechanics (MPFÉ) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration on lifts for persons with physical disabilities referred to in CSA Standard CAN/CSA-B355 “Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities” and CSA Standard CAN/CSA-B613 “Private Residence Lifts for Persons with Physical Disabilities” including the operation of a temporary or unfinished system and the electrical connection of the apparatus and accessories from the main line connection switch specific to the mechanical conveyor system;
(11)  certificate in passenger ropeway mechanics (MRM) for the installation, maintenance, repair, renewal or alteration on passenger ropeways such as chair lifts, aerial tramways and ski lifts, including the operation of a temporary or unfinished system and the electrical connection of the apparatus and accessories from the main line connection switch specific to the mechanical conveyor system.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 3; O.C. 1011-2007, s. 1; O.C. 849-2009, s. 3; O.C. 968-2015, s. 1.
4. For work on gas piping and work on the combustion devices of gas apparatus, the holder of a Class 1 to Class 4 certificate of qualification in gas appliance techniques or the holder of a certificate of qualification in receptacle installation techniques issued under the Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship regarding gas, stationary engines and pressure vessels (chapter F-5, r. 2), need not obtain a certificate in pipe fitting or refrigeration systems.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 4; O.C. 549-2014, s. 2.
5. A certificate of qualification or of competency or an apprenticeship card issued by the Commission de la construction du Québec or issued outside Québec and recognized as equivalent by the Government of Québec under the Agreement on Labour Mobility and Recognition of Qualifications, Skills and Work Experience in the Construction Industry (2006) between the Government of Ontario and the Gouvernement du Québec (O.C. 490-2006, 06-05-30) or the Newfoundland and Labrador-Québec Agreement on Labour Mobility and Recognition of Qualifications, Skills and Work Experience in the Construction Industry (O.C. 569-98, 98-04-22) is held to be, as long as it is in force, a certificate of qualification or apprenticeship card required under this Regulation on the condition that it pertains to a trade or vocation which, under such an intergovernmental agreement or pursuant to it, is held to be a trade or vocation referred to in section 3.
If the holder of a certificate referred to in the first paragraph applies for the issue of a certificate of qualification corresponding to such an equivalence, the holder must pay the duties exigible for the issue of the certificate of qualification after being exempted from the qualification examination.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 5; O.C. 445-2010, s. 1.
DIVISION IV
CONDITIONS FOR THE ISSUE OF A CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION
§ 1.  — General
6. In order to be issued a certificate of qualification other than the certificates referred to in paragraphs 2 and 8 of section 3, an apprentice must complete the apprenticeship period and pass the qualification examination prescribed for that certificate.
In order to be issued a certificate of qualification for pipe fitting provided for in paragraph 2 of section 3, a person must hold the certificates referred to in paragraphs 3 and 4 of that section. If the person meets that condition, the person is exempt from the qualification examination and apprenticeship prescribed by subdivisions 2 and 3 for that certificate of qualification which is issued to the person to replace the certificates the person holds.
The same applies for the certificate of qualification for mechanical conveyor systems mechanics provided for in paragraph 8 of section 3, for a person who holds the certificates referred to in paragraphs 9 to 11 of that section.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 6; O.C. 849-2009, s. 4.
6.1. A person who holds one of the following diplomas awarded by the Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports or the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology is exempt from the apprenticeship required under the first paragraph of section 6 to be issued the restricted certificate in equipment connection referred to in paragraph 1.1 of section 3:
(1)  a diploma of college studies issued upon completion of a program in the electrotechnology vocational sector identified in paragraphs 4 to 7 of section 2.09 of the Regulation respecting the diplomas issued by designated educational institutions which give access to permits or specialist’s certificates of professional orders (chapter C-26, r. 2);
(2)  a diploma of vocational studies issued upon completion of studies in construction electricity;
(3)  a diploma of vocational studies issued upon completion of studies in maintenance electricity.
Despite the foregoing, the provisions of subdivision 2 relating to the qualification examination apply to that person, with the necessary modifications.
O.C. 1011-2007, s. 2; S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 205.
7. A person who holds a certificate of competency issued by the Commission de la construction du Québec or an official authorization for the practice of a trade issued by a Canadian province or territory, including a certificate of qualification or any other certificate bearing the mention “red seal” issued in accordance with the Red Seal Interprovincial Standards Program, if the authorization is recognized under an interprovincial agreement as giving entitlement to a certificate of qualification mentioned in section 3, is exempt from the qualification examination required under the first paragraph of section 6. The person must pay the duties exigible for the issue of the certificate of qualification following an exemption from the qualification examination.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 7; O.C. 445-2010, s. 2.
7.1. A person who holds one of the training qualifications referred to in Schedule 1, issued by the Ministère de l’Éducation nationale de France, and who provides supporting documents proving that the person has practised the trade for the time prescribed in the Schedule and, where applicable, successfully completed the complementary training indicated therein, is exempt from the qualification examination required in the first paragraph of section 6.
That person must, however, pay the duties exigible for the issue of the certificate of qualification following an exemption from the qualification examination.
O.C. 1361-2009, s. 1; O.C. 77-2011, s. 1.
8. A holder of a certificate of qualification may be issued a duplicate of the certificate on written application to the Minister and payment of the duties exigible.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 8.
§ 2.  — Qualification examination
9. To be eligible for the qualification examination, an apprentice must have completed the apprenticeship prescribed in subdivision 3.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 9.
10. An apprentice eligible for a qualification examination must register with the Minister and pay the duties exigible.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 10; O.C. 549-2014, s. 3.
11. The content of the qualification examination is designed to verify if an apprentice meets the qualification requirements for carrying on the work referred to in section 3 for each certificate of qualification and it deals with the elements described in the apprenticeship program.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 11.
12. An apprentice who fails an examination may take a make-up examination on the date determined by the Minister.
To be readmitted to an examination after 3 failures, an apprentice must again serve and complete the apprenticeship for the qualification elements for which the apprentice failed the examination.
An examination may not be taken within less than 1 month after the preceding examination.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 12.
13. The examination of an apprentice who is admitted to an examination under false pretenses or who disturbs the conduct of the examination, in particular by defrauding, copying or cheating or by cooperating in such manoeuvres, is cancelled and the apprentice may not be readmitted to an examination for one year after the date of cancellation.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 13.
§ 3.  — Apprenticeship
14. For each certificate of qualification, the content of the apprenticeship is established in the apprenticeship program approved by the Minister. The program contains the list of the qualification elements to be acquired and assessed in a work environment, the description of required vocational training and the minimum duration of the apprenticeship prescribed, necessary for an apprentice to obtain the required vocational qualification to carry on autonomously the work referred to in section 3 for each certificate of qualification.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 14.
15. A person wishing to begin the apprenticeship of a trade or vocation described in section 3 must be registered as an apprentice and pay the duties exigible for the issue of an apprenticeship card.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 15.
16. To complete the apprenticeship, an apprentice must have acquired all the qualification elements described in the apprenticeship program, successfully completed the required vocational training and served the minimum duration of the apprenticeship prescribed. That information is recorded in an apprenticeship booklet.
The proficiency in each qualification element acquired must be assessed by a person qualified for the work involved and certified in the apprenticeship booklet by the apprentice and an authorized person.
The educational institution or the employer with which the apprenticeship is carried on certifies, in the apprenticeship booklet, the beginning and end of the apprenticeship period and the number of hours of apprenticeship worked.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 16; O.C. 549-2014, s. 4.
17. For as long as the apprentice has not completed the apprenticeship of a qualification element, the apprentice may carry on the work referred to in section 3 for the required certificate of qualification only under the supervision of a qualified person for the supervised work who is on the premises and near the apprentice.
After completing the apprenticeship of a qualification element and for as long as the certificate of qualification has not been issued, the apprentice may carry on that work only under the supervision of a qualified person for the supervised work.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 17; O.C. 549-2014, s. 5.
18. A holder of a certificate of qualification issued in Canada requiring certain qualification elements equivalent to those required for a certificate of qualification referred to in section 3 is exempt from acquiring the corresponding qualification elements described in the apprenticeship program. The holder must, however, pay the duties exigible for apprenticeship registration.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 18.
19. The vocational training courses passed by a person may be recognized as equivalent to those required under this Regulation if they meet the vocational training requirements described in the apprenticeship program.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 19.
20. The duration of the apprenticeship is reduced by a number of hours equal to the number of hours of relevant experience worked prior to the registration for apprenticeship that may be proven by the apprentice.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 20.
21. To remain valid, an apprenticeship card must be renewed annually, at the latest on the holder’s birthday, on payment of the duties exigible and on presentation of a statement of the qualification elements acquired and assessed, the successful completion of vocational training and the duration of the apprenticeship served since the issue or the most recent renewal of the apprenticeship card. An apprenticeship card need not be renewed within 12 months following its issue.
The holder of more than one of the apprenticeship cards referred to in this Regulation or in the Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship regarding gas, stationary engines and pressure vessels (chapter F-5, r. 2) is required to pay the duties exigible for a single annual renewal. The holder may also be issued a duplicate of a card on written application to the Minister and payment of the duties exigible.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 21; O.C. 1011-2007, s. 3; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 3; O.C. 968-2015, s. 2.
DIVISION V
VALIDITY AND CONDITIONS FOR THE RENEWAL OF A CERTIFICATE OF QUALIFICATION
22. A certificate of qualification is valid from the date it is issued to the date of the fourth birthday of the holder following that issue. It may be renewed for 4-year periods thereafter.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 22; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 4; O.C. 968-2015, s. 3.
23. If the holder of a certificate of qualification, referred to in this Regulation or in the Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship regarding gas, stationary engines and pressure vessels (chapter F-5, r.2), qualifies for a new certificate, the certificate is valid for the unexpired period of the first certificate.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 23; O.C. 1011-2007, s. 4; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 5.
24. A certificate of qualification is renewed, on written application, where the holder has taken the training required, if applicable, under section 25 and pays the duties exigible. In the case of an application for renewal of more than one of the certificates referred to in this Regulation or in the Regulation respecting certificates of qualification and apprenticeship regarding gas, stationary engines and pressure vessels (chapter F-5, r. 2), the holder is required to pay the duties exigible for a single renewal.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 24; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 6; O.C. 968-2015, s. 4.
25. In order for a certificate of qualification to be renewed, the holder must take the training courses necessary to maintain the qualification. Such training deals in particular with technical developments, work methods or amendments to the laws and regulations likely to influence the carrying on of the work referred to in this Regulation.
When training becomes necessary, the Minister notifies the holder of a certificate of qualification upon renewal of the certificate. The holder has until the date of the next renewal to take the required training.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 25; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 7.
26. A person whose certificate of qualification has lapsed for more than 6 consecutive years must, to be issued a certificate of qualification, prove to the Minister in writing and with reasons that his or her competencies have been updated or pass a new qualification examination. The person must pay the duties exigible for qualification readmission. In case of failure, the person may not be readmitted to the examination unless the person again completes the apprenticeship. In all cases, the person must comply with the requirements that could have been required under section 25.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 26; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 8; O.C. 549-2014, s. 6; O.C. 968-2015, s. 5.
27. A person whose certificate of qualification has lapsed for 6 consecutive years or less must, for a certificate to be issued, comply with the requirements provided for in section 25, if applicable, and pay the duties exigible for the renewal of a certificate of qualification. The person must also pay the duties for qualification readmission if the certificate has been expired for more than 1 year.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 27; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 9; O.C. 968-2015, s. 6.
DIVISION VI
DUTIES EXIGIBLE
28. The duties exigible are as follows:
(1)  registration for apprenticeship and issue of apprenticeship card: $113;
(2)  annual renewal of one or more apprenticeship cards: $56.50;
(3)  registration for a qualification examination: $113;
(4)  registration for a make-up examination: $113;
(5)  issue of a certificate of qualification following an exemption from a qualification examination under the second paragraph of section 5 or section 7 or 7.1: $113;
(6)  renewal of a certificate of qualification or of a restricted certificate of qualification: $71;
(7)  issue of a duplicate of a certificate of qualification or of an apprenticeship card: $34;
(8)  qualification readmission: $113.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 28; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 10; O.C. 1361-2009, s. 2; O.C. 549-2014, s. 7; O.C. 968-2015, s. 7.
DIVISION VII
CONTESTATION
29. Any person who believes he or she is aggrieved by a decision made pursuant to this Regulation may, within 30 days, contest the decision before the Administrative Labour Tribunal pursuant to the first paragraph of section 41.1 of the Act.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 29; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 11.
DIVISION VIII
CONTROL
30. The holder of a certificate of qualification or an apprenticeship card must notify the Minister immediately of any change of address.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 30.
31. The holder of a certificate of qualification or an apprenticeship card must be in possession of it when carrying on work governed by this Regulation.
The holder must show the document upon request to a representative of the Minister or any other person authorized by law to carry out inspections or investigations in the field of workforce qualification.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 31.
31.1. The employer must ensure that the work carried on by an apprentice is supervised as provided in the first and second paragraphs of section 17.
O.C. 1146-2008, s. 12.
DIVISION IX
TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL
32. A certificate of qualification issued under the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (R.R.Q., 1981, c. F-5, r. 4) and in force on 1 January 2008 is held to be, from that date, the corresponding certificate or certificates of qualification listed in the following table and remains valid until the expiry of the certificate it replaces.



Qualification certificates issued Certificates of qualification
under the Regulation respecting the provided for in this Regulation
vocational training and
qualification of manpower, covering
electricians, pipe fitters,
elevator mechanics and electrical
machinery operators in sectors other
than the construction industry


Qualification certificate of Certificate of qualification
electrician in electricity (CÉ)


Qualification certificate of pipe Certificate of qualification in
fitter, specialty of the plumber plumbing (CP) and certificate of
qualification in process pipe
fitting (TPT)


Qualification certificate of pipe Certificate of qualification in
fitter, specialty of the sprinkler pipe fitting restricted to fire
installer protection systems (CT-L-SPI)


Qualification certificate of pipe Certificate of qualification in
fitter, specialty of the heating heating (CC) and certificate of
systems installer qualification in process pipe
fitting(TPT)


Qualification certificate of Certificate of qualification in
pipe fitter, specialty of the refrigeration systems (SF)
refrigeration specialist


Qualification certificate of Certificate of qualification in
elevator mechanics mechanical conveyor systems
mechanics (MSDM)


Qualification certificate of Certificate of qualification in
oil burner installer fuel oil combustion-heating (CCM)

O.C. 279-2006, s. 32.
33. An apprenticeship booklet and an apprenticeship card issued before 1 January 2008 remain in force until the date provided for the revision of the booklet and are held to be, as of 1 January 2008, the apprenticeship booklet and apprenticeship card corresponding to the certificates of qualification provided for in this Regulation, according to the equivalence established in section 32.
An apprentice who completes apprenticeship between 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2009, according to the duration and periods prescribed by section 15 and Schedule C to the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (chapter F-5, r. 4) as it reads on 31 December 2007, is deemed to complete the apprenticeship under this Regulation.
During the same period, the apprentice may apply to the Minister to have the apprenticeship booklet issued under the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry converted to an apprenticeship booklet provided for in this Regulation.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 33.
34. An attestation of experience issued under section 20 of the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (R.R.Q., 1981, c. F-5, r. 4) and in force on 1 January 2008 is held to be, as of that date, the corresponding certificate of qualification listed in the following table and remains valid until the date of expiry of the attestation it replaces.



Attestations of experience issued Certificates of qualification
under the Regulation respecting the prescribed by this Regulation
vocational training and qualification
of manpower, covering electricians,
pipe fitters,elevator mechanics and
electrical machinery operators in
sectors other than the construction
industry


Attestation of experience of oil Certificate of qualification in
burner installer fuel oil combustion-heating (CCM)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
maintenance electrician electricity restricted to maintenance
(CÉ-L-ÉE)


Attestation of experience of ferry Certificate of qualification in
electrician electricity restricted to ship
electricity (CÉ-L-ÉN)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
road lighting electrician electricity restricted to outdoor
lighting (CÉ-L-ÉÉE)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
electrician (no mention) electricity (CÉ)


Attestation of experience Certificate of qualification
of plumber in plumbing (CP)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
heating systems installer fuel oil combustion-heating (CCM)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
sprinkler installer pipe fitting restricted to fire
protection systems (CT-L-SPI)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
refrigeration specialist refrigeration systems (SF)


Attestation of experience of Certificate of qualification in
elevator mechanic elevator mechanics (MA)

A holder of an attestation of experience referred to in the preceding table may, if the holder believes that the certificate in lieu of the attestation does not correspond to the attestation of experience initially issued by the construction industry commissioner or the council of arbitration, request from the Minister, not later than 30 days after the expiry date of the attestation, the issue of a certificate of qualification or a restricted certificate of qualification provided for in this Regulation to replace the certificate listed in the preceding table. The Minister will issue such a certificate if the attestation of experience of the person does not correspond to the equivalences established under that table.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 34.
35. A person whose attestation of experience or certificate of qualification issued under the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (R.R.Q., 1981, c. F-5, r. 4) has been expired for more than 4 years on 1 January 2008 must pass the qualification examination to obtain a certificate of qualification prescribed by this Regulation. In case of failure, the person may not be readmitted to the examination unless the person again completes the apprenticeship.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 35.
36. A person whose attestation of experience or certificate of qualification issued under the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (R.R.Q., 1981, c. F-5, r. 4) has been expired for 4 years or less on 1 January 2008 must apply for a certificate to be issued and comply with any training requirements that could have been required under section 25. The certificate is valid until the date of the fourth birthday of the holder following that issue.
A person applying for a certificate of qualification referred to in the first paragraph after 31 March 2009 must pass a qualification examination to be issued a certificate of qualification provided for in this Regulation. In case of failure, the person may not be readmitted to the examination unless the person again completes the apprenticeship.
O.C. 279-2006, s. 36; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 13; O.C. 549-2014, s. 8.
36.1. The Minister issues to an apprentice, on the request of the apprentice and recommendation of the apprentice’s employer, an attestation of experience listed in the following table if the apprentice proves, by means of supporting documents, that he or she carries on a trade referred to in the certificate corresponding to such an attestation of experience and has accumulated the number of hours of practice in the table for work referred to in that certificate.

__________________________________________________________

Attestations of experience Number of hours
of practice required

__________________________________________________________

Attestation of experience 1,200
in process pipe
fitting (ATPT)

Attestation of experience 4,000
in elevating platform
mechanics (AMPFÉ)

Attestation of experience 3,000
in passenger ropeway
mechanics (AMRM)
__________________________________________________________
An attestation of experience is considered to be a certificate of qualification for the purposes of sections 1 to 3, 8, 16, 17, 22 to 28, 30 and 31. Despite section 9, the holder is eligible for the qualification examination, on payment of the duties exigible, and sections 11 to 13 apply to the examination to which the holder is admitted, with the necessary modifications.
The application for an attestation of experience referred to in the first paragraph must be made not later than 31 March 2009.
O.C. 1146-2008, s. 14.
36.2. A certificate of qualification in refrigeration systems (SF) in force on 1 January 2016 is held to be a Class 1 certificate of qualification in refrigeration systems (SF-1) and remains valid until its expiry date.
O.C. 968-2015, s. 8.
37. This Regulation replaces the Regulation respecting the vocational training and qualification of manpower, covering electricians, pipe fitters, elevator mechanics and electrical machinery operators in sectors other than the construction industry (R.R.Q., 1981, c. F-5, r. 4).
O.C. 279-2006, s. 37.
38. (Omitted).
O.C. 279-2006, s. 38; O.C. 1127-2007, s. 1; O.C. 1146-2008, s. 15.
SCHEDULE 1
(s. 7.1)
TRAINING QUALIFICATIONS ISSUED BY THE MINISTÈRE DE L’ÉDUCATION NATIONALE DE FRANCE, PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND COMPLEMENTARY TRAINING GIVING ENTITLEMENT TO ONE OR MORE CERTIFICATES OF QUALIFICATION ISSUED BY THE MINISTER OF EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SOLIDARITY


Training Number of hours of Complementary Certificates of
qualifications practice of the trade training qualification
issued by the issued by the
Ministère de Minister of
l’Éducation Employment
nationale de France and Social
Solidarity


Certificat d’aptitude 5,000 hours of practice Canadian Electricity
professionnelle - of the trade of Electrical Code, (CÉ)
Préparation et electrician after Part 1, 20th
Réalisation obtaining any of the edition, standard
d’Ouvrages training CSA-C22.1-06,
Électriques qualifications* published by the
and Canadian Standards
Brevet professionnel Association,
- Installations et including any
équipements future amendment
électriques published by the
Association
(45 hours)


Baccalauréat 5,000 hours of practice Canadian Electricity
professionnel - of the trade of Electrical Code, (CÉ)
Électrotechnique, electrician after Part 1, 20th
Énergie, obtaining the training edition, standard
Équipements qualification* CSA-C22.1-06,
Communicants published by the
Canadian Standards
Association,
including any
future amendment
published by the
Association
(45 hours)


Brevet professionnel 5,000 hours of practice N/A Plumbing
- Équipements of the trade of (CP)
sanitaires installer of sanitary
and thermal equipment
after obtaining the
training qualification*


Brevet professionnel 5,000 hours of practice N/A Heating
- Monteur en of the trade of heating (CC)
installation de génie specialist, including
climatique at least 1,500 hours
on industrial systems
of high-pressure
steam or overheated
water boiler rooms,
after obtaining the
training qualification*


Brevet professionnel 5,000 hours of practice N/A Refrigeration
- Monteur of the trade of system
dépanneur froid et refrigeration and air (SF)
climatisation conditioning
ou technician, including
Baccalauréat at least 1,500 hours
professionnel - on refrigeration and
Technicien du froid air conditioning
et du systems of a capacity
conditionnement de of more than 150 KW in
l’air the industrial sector,
after obtaining any
of the training
qualifications


Mention 5,000 hours of practice N/A Elevator
complémentaire - of the trade of mechanics
Technicien(ne) elevator repairman (MA)
ascensoriste (service after obtaining the
et modernisation) training qualification*
(MC4)


Mention 5,000 hours of practice N/A Elevating
complémentaire - of the trade of platform
Technicien(ne) elevator repairman mechanics
ascensoriste (service after obtaining any (MPFÉ)
et modernisation) of the training
(MC4) qualifications
and
Baccalauréat
professionnel -
Maintenance des
équipements
industriels


Baccalauréat 2,000 hours of practice N/A Passenger
professionnel - of the trade of ropeway
Maintenance des passenger ropeway mechanics
équipements mechanic after (MRM)
industriels obtaining any of the
or training qualifications
Certificat d’aptitude
professionnelle -
Transports par
câbles et remontées
mécaniques

* For the purposes of calculating the hours of relevant experience, the hours of
practical training indicated in the applicant’s contract of apprenticeship will be
taken into consideration up to a maximum of 2,000 hours.

O.C. 77-2011, s. 2.
TRANSITIONAL
2015
(O.C. 968-2015) SECTION 9. The provisions of this Regulation, as they read on 25 November 2015 continue to apply to the applications submitted under the Regulation before 26 November 2015.
2014
(O.C. 549-2014) SECTION 9. The provisions of this Regulation, as they read on 16 July 2014, continue to apply to applications made pursuant to the Regulation before 17 July 2014.
REFERENCES
O.C. 279-2006, 2006 G.O. 2, 1252
S.Q. 2007, c. 3, s. 72
O.C. 1011-2007, 2007 G.O. 2, 3226
O.C. 1127-2007, 2007 G.O. 2, 3660A
O.C. 1146-2008, 2008 G.O. 2, 5518A
O.C. 849-2009, 2009 G.O. 2, 1927
O.C. 1361-2009, 2010 G.O. 2, 65
O.C. 445-2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 1389
O.C. 77-2011, 2011 G.O. 2, 605
S.Q. 2013, c. 28, s. 205
O.C. 549-2014, 2014 G.O. 2, 1391
O.C. 968-2015, 2015 G.O. 2, 2962
S.Q. 2015, c. 15, s. 237