Insulator (Heat and Frost)

Insulators (heat and frost) work with insulating material to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, cold, vapour, moisture, sound or fire. They install, repair and maintain insulating materials used on systems and equipment as well as for walls, floors and ceilings of buildings. They may also lay out and fabricate parts on-site, or remove or seal off old insulation.

NOC: 7293

Designation Year: 1991

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Insulator (Heat and Frost), in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NU, ON, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Insulator (QC), Insulator - Heat and Frost (NT)

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Insulator (Heat and Frost) trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills insulators (heat and frost) need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

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Study for the Red Seal Examination

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Sample Questions

Try the sample Insulator (Heat and Frost) examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.

Exam Counselling Sheet

Consult the Insulator (Heat and Frost) Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.

Ellis Chart

Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Insulator (Heat and Frost).

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