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

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Essential Skills

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Sample Questions

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Red Seal Exam Breakdown

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Ellis Chart

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