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Insulator (Heat & Frost) (Entry)


Insulator (Heat & Frost) (Entry)

Duration: 17 weeks
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Faculty: Construction, Trades
Certification: Diploma of Vocational Education

Program Description

The 17 week Insulator (Heat & Frost) (Entry) Diploma program is a provincially-accredited apprenticeship program that was developed by government and approved by the Provincial Apprenticeship and Certification Board. The program provides students with a wide range of skills that are needed to work as a first-year apprentice, including those related to safety, insulation principles, materials and practices, hot work, asbestos removal, blueprint reading, pipe and piping systems, as well as many others. Most courses are designed in such a way that students spend time divided equally between the classroom and insulator shop.

Entry Level Courses

Occupational Health and Safety Fibrous Board Insulation
WHMIS Installing Pipe Insulation
Standard First Aid Hot Work Practices
Job Site Safety Asbestos Awareness
Hand and Power Tools Blueprint Reading – Part I
Shop Tools and Equipment Introduction to Apprenticeship
Insulation Principles Math Essentials
Insulation Materials Insulator Math Fundamentals
Insulation Practices Communication Essentials
Introduction to Pipe and Piping Systems Workplace Essentials
Blanket Insulation Computer Essentials

Employment Opportunities

Upon Successful Completion of the Insulator (Heat and Frost) (Entry) program, graduates may be eligible for employment (depending on specific hiring practices) in various sectors of the commercial, industrial, construction, and oil and gas industries. 

Entrance Requirements

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