R-20, r. 5 - Regulation respecting the issuance of competency certificates

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3. In the case of a workforce shortage, that is, when less than 5% of the total number of employees holding an apprentice competency certificate issued for a trade and a region contemplated in an application for a certificate are available at the time of the application, the Commission may issue an apprentice competency certificate to a person 16 years of age or older:
(1)  who provides an attestation that he has successfully completed a safety course required under the Safety Code for the construction industry (chapter S-2.1, r. 4);
(2)  who demonstrates that he meets the admission requirements prescribed in basic school regulations (régime pédagogique) made under the Education Act (chapter I-13.3) for a program of studies leading to a vocational training diploma pertaining to the trade indicated in that application;
(3)  in respect of whom an employer registered with the Commission files a workforce request, guarantees that person employment for not less than 150 hours over a period not exceeding 3 months and provides the Commission with proof of the guarantee.
O.C. 673-87, s. 3; O.C. 1191-89, s. 3; O.C. 799-94, s. 3; O.C. 1246-94, s. 3.