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Title: Insulator (Heat and Frost)

Definition: Heat and frost insulators apply insulation materials to plumbing, air-handling, heating, cooling and refrigeration systems; piping equipment and pressure vessels; and walls, floors and ceilings of buildings and other structures to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, cold, sound or fire.

Definition (More Info): TradeSecrets AB; Careers in Construction

Education Program:
Academy Canada – Insulator (Heat & Frost) (Entry)
Keyin College – Insulator (Heat & Frost)

First Credential: Diploma plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (United States) (Jan 2016) – Insulator: Low: $23,265. Median: 17/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Insulator

Related Specialties: Asbestos Worker, Sound Insulator, Sprinkler System Installer

Professional Associations: Atlantic Canada Regional Council of Carpenters, Millwrights & Allied Workers; International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators; Women Building Futures (WBF); Canadian Construction Women

Other Resources: Red Seal; Gov of NL: Plan of Training; Heat&FrostInsulators.ca; Office to Advance Women Apprentices

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