2. For the purposes of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph of section 1, a Certificate of Qualification, a Certificate of Apprenticeship, a Provisional Certificate of Qualification or an Apprentice Identification Card issued under a statute of the Province of Ontario is a recognized attestation; a Certificate of Qualification issued in accordance with the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program is also a recognized attestation.
The exemptions provided for in subparagraphs 2 and 3 of the first paragraph of section 1 are limited to work carried out for a contractor domiciled in Ontario. The exemption provided for in subparagraph 3 is valid for 1 year. Construction work is considered “specialized” if it meets the following criteria:
(1) the construction work is not covered by the trades of crane operator, tinsmith, electrician, pipe-fitter-specialty of plumber or specialty of the heating systems installer, refrigeration mechanic or elevating devices mechanic;
(2) the tasks involved require knowledge and technical expertise, acquired through compulsory training offered by the manufacturer of the product, or by a trainer approved by the manufacturer, on a specific construction technique or on the installation, maintenance or repair of a particular product; and
(3) the manufacturer’s warranty is conditional upon installation of the product being carried out by a person who has successfully completed a training program referred to in paragraph 2.
O.C. 4-97, s. 2; O.C. 1463-99, s. 2; O.C. 677-2006, s. 2.