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METAL TRADES (TRAINING WAGE) (STATE) AWARD
  
Date08/09/2002
Volume335
Part5
Page No.
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C1317
CategoryAward
Award Code 1034  
Date Posted08/08/2002

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BEFORE THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

(1034)

SERIAL C1317

 

METAL TRADES (TRAINING WAGE) (STATE) AWARD

 

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES

 

Application by The Australian Workers' Union, New South Wales, industrial organisation of employees.

 

(No. IRC 1327 of 2002)

 

Before The Honourable Justice Wright, President

23 May 2002

 

VARIATION

 

1.          Delete subclause (e) of clause 2, Application, of the award published 9 June 1995 and award review published 19 October 2001 (328 I. G. 1045), as varied, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(e)        This award does not apply to the apprenticeship system or any training program which applies to the same occupation and achieves essentially the same training outcome as an existing apprenticeship in an award as at 27 April 1998 or in an award that binds the employer. This award only applies to AQF IV traineeships when the AQF III traineeship in the training package is listed in Appendix A to this award.  Further, this award also does not apply to any certificate IV training qualification that is an extension of the competencies acquired under a certificate IV training qualification that is an extension of the competencies acquired under a certificate III qualification which is excluded from this award due to the operation of this subclause.

 

(Notation: the abbreviation "AQF" means "Australian Qualification Framework".)

 

2.          Delete subclause (e) of clause 7, Wages and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

(e)        Appendix A sets out the rate of pay or level of a Traineeship.  Where the actual traineeship is listed in Appendix A the rate of pay or skill level in respect of the traineeship is determinative of the actual rate of pay or skill levels (i.e. skill levels A, B or C) that are contained in the Traineeship.  The determination of the appropriate rate of pay or skill level for the purpose of determining the appropriate wage rate has been based on the following criteria:

 

(i)         Any agreement of the parties or submission by the parties;

 

(ii)        The nature of the industry;

 

(iii)       The total training plan;

 

(iv)      Recognition that training can be undertaken in stages;

 

(v)       The exit skill level in the Parent Award contemplated by the traineeship.

 

3.          Insert after subclause (j) of the said clause, the following new subclause:

 

(k)

 

(i)         Definition of Adult Trainee

 

An adult trainee for the purpose of this subclause is a trainee who would qualify for the highest wage rate in Industry/Skill Level A, B or C if covered by that Industry/Skill Level.

 

 

 

(ii)        Wage Rates for Certificate IV Traineeships

 

(a)        Trainees undertaking an AQF IV traineeship shall receive the relevant weekly wage rate for AQF III trainees at Industry/Skill Levels A, B or C as applicable with the addition of 3.8 per cent of that wage rate.

 

(b)        An adult trainee who is undertaking a traineeship for an AQF IV qualification shall receive the following weekly wage as applicable based on the allocation of AQF III qualifications:

 

Industry/Skill Level

First Year of

Second Year of

 

Traineeship

Traineeship

 

$

$

Industry/Skill Level A

400

415

Industry/Skill Level B

382

396

Industry/Skill Level C

335

348

 

4.          Delete Appendix A - Industry Skill Levels and insert in lieu thereof the following:

 

Appendix A

 

RATES OF PAY OR INDUSTRY/SKILL LEVELS

 

(a)        See subclause (e) of clause 2, Application of this award and the Metal, Engineering & Associated Industries (State) Award for trainee undertaking the following AQF IV traineeships: (Notation: That is, these traineeships are not dealt with under this award but under the relevant parent award.)

 

Areoskills (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering -Avionics) Certificate IV

 

Areoskills (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering -Mechanical) Certificate IV

 

Areoskills (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering -Structures) Certificate IV

 

Areoskills (Aircraft Mechanics -Avionics) Certificate IV

 

Areoskills (Aircraft Mechanics -Mechanical) Certificate IV

 

(b)        See subclause (k) of clause 7, Wages of this award for trainees undertaking the following AQF IV traineeships:

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing) Certificate IV

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Servicing) Certificate IV

 

Process Manufacturing Certificate IV

 

(c)        Industry/Skill Level A

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Automatic Transmission) Certificate III

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Driveline) Certificate III

 

Automotive Services - Bicycles (Mechanics) Certificate III

 

Automotive Services - Outdoor Power Equipment (Mechanics) Certificate III

 

 

(d)        Industry/Skill Level B

 

Aeroskills Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (General Operations) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Heavy Vehicle Brakes) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Light Vehicle Brakes) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Electrical - Accessory Fitting) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Air Conditioning) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Driveline) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Exhaust Fitting & Repair) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Mechanical - Radiator Repair) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Steering Suspension) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Tyre Fitting & Wheel Aligning) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Mechanical - Vehicle Servicing) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Accessory Fitting Mechanical) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Detailing) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Dismantling) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Glazing) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Paint panel preparation) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - (Automotive Vehicle Body - Window Tinting) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - Bicycles (Services) Certificate II

 

Automotive Services - Bicycles (Mechanics) Certificate III

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing) Certificate II

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Servicing) Certificate II

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing) Certificate III

 

Caravan Operations (Recreational Vehicle Servicing) Certificate III

 

(e)        Industry/Skill Level C

 

Notation: No AQF Certificates currently exist at this level.

 

 

 

 

 

5.          This variation shall take effect from the first full pay period to commence on or after 23 May 2002.

 

 

 

F. L. WRIGHT  J, President.

 

 

 

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