Insulator (Heat and Frost) - Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification
Apprenticeship is a long-standing part of the training and education system in New Brunswick. It is a structured training program that requires the committed participation of three partners: the apprentice, the employer and the government represented by Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification.
This apprenticeship training program is designed to provide the you with the skills and knowledge required to become qualified as a Insulator (Heat and Frost).
To register as an apprentice, you must have successfully completed and possess a Grade 12 diploma or an Adult High School diploma or a GED or a Diploma of Apprenticeship in another occupation, and be employed in the occupation with an employer who is willing to enter into an apprenticeship agreement with you.
In this program, you will receive a combination of on the job training and related classroom training, designed to produce fully qualified persons of journeyperson status in the Insulator (Heat and Frost) occupation. Under the direction of an employer and qualified instructors, you will become fully familiar with the materials, tools, principles and skills required in the Insulator (Heat and Frost) occupation.
During your training, specific tasks will include:
- the preparing, fabrication, alteration, application, erection, assembling, moulding, spraying, pouring, mixing, hanging, adjusting, repairing, dismantling, reconditioning, maintaining, finishing, and weatherproofing of cold or hot thermal insulation with such materials as may be specified when these materials are to be installed for thermal purposes in voids, or to create voids, or on pipe fittings, valves, boilers, ducts, flues, tanks, vats, equipment, or on any hot or cold surfaces for the purpose of thermal control, fireproofing or soundproofing and the application of all protected finishes;
- all aspects of asbestos abatement;
- the use of tools and equipment related to the occupation;
- the interpreting of blueprints, specifications, sketches and plans relating to the occupation;
- the practice of safe working habits, good housekeeping, safe material handling and accident prevention;
- the erection of rigging and scaffolding; and
- a working knowledge of mathematics involved in layout and ordering materials.
This training program requires a minimum of 7200 hours of employment and training.
A New Brunswick Diploma of Apprenticeship and a Certificate of Qualification will be awarded upon successful completion of 7200 hours of on the job and technical training and the final examination. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to these documents.
A person who has gained the equivalent of 9000 hours of practical experience in the Insulator (Heat and Frost) occupation may apply to challenge the certification examination. Successful candidates will receive a New Brunswick Certificate of Qualification. In most instances, an Interprovincial Red Seal will be affixed to the document.
Persons successfully completing this training service may be employed with insulating contractors, power generating stations, pulp and paper mills and shipbuilding facilities.
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Interprovincial Standards Examination||200.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Examination||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification based on "out-of-province journeyperson status"||150.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Certification Documents||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Tuition Fees - Technical Training weekly rate||60.00||2012-07-31|
|Certificate of Qualification Challenger Assessment Fee||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Prior Learning Assessment||100.00||2012-07-31|
|Apprenticeship Registration Fee||25.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Photo Identification Card||20.00||2012-07-31|
|Replacement of Progress Record Book||25.00||2012-07-31|
|Assessment of Foreign Credentials||100.00||2012-07-31|