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Heat and Frost Insulators cover exposed surfaces of pipes, steam generators, ducts, process vats and related equipment with a variety of insulating materials. Heat and Frost Insulators work on a wide variety of commercial and industrial sites, often in confined conditions with relatively dangerous substances. They often apply waterproofing products or vapour barriers over top of the insulating materials and, in some cases, they also remove old insulation material such as asbestos, ceramic fibres, lead, mould, and urea-formaldehyde from buildings.
A Heat and Frost Insulator is designated as an Insulator (Heat and Frost) under the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal program.
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The following education is recommended: Grade 10 or equivalent (Grade 12 preferred), including English 10, Math 10, Science 10.
The Apprenticeship Program is comprised of Levels 1-to-4 of progressive technical training, with each Level taking 4 weeks (120 hours) to complete. In addition, apprentices are required to accumulate 5,920 hours of work-based training.