Você está na página 1de 28

Aim High

Presented by:
The Construction Sector Council (CSC)
and the heat and frost insulation industry
Heat and frost insulator trade
Heat and frost insulators fabricate and assemble
insulation materials, and apply them to:
plumbing, heating, cooling and
refrigeration systems
piping equipment
pressure vessels
How it works
Heat and frost insulation reduces the passage of:
heat smoke
cold fire
sound

Protecting your environment

Heat and frost insulation also helps to:


save energy
reduce pollutants
preserve valuable natural resources
Main duties
Heat and frost insulators:
learn new skills every day to keep up with
developments in the industry
come up with creative solutions to apply
and secure insulation
measure and cut insulating
material using hand
and power tools
Main duties
Heat and frost insulators:
install vapour, fire and smoke barriers on pipes of
all sizes
apply waterproofing cement over insulating
materials to finish surfaces on projects small
and largefrom local schools to massive
industrial plants
read and interpret blueprints to determine the
best way to complete the job
What it takes
Most successful heat and frost insulators:
have an eye for detail
work well independently and as part of a team
are comfortable working with hand and power
tools, as well as machinery
What it takes
Most successful heat and frost insulators:
enjoy working indoors and outdoors
are comfortable working at heights and in confined
spaces
have a basic understanding of algebra
and geometry
On the job
Heat and frost insulators work:
on large industrial, institutional and commercial
construction projects
indoors and outdoors
across Canada
Types of projects
Heat and frost insulators work
on such projects as:
industrial plants
oil refineries
hospitals
office towers
schools
naval ships
On-the-job safety
Safety is the top priority in the heat and
frost insulation industry.

Heat and frost insulators:


are trained to work safely
wear special protective
equipment
take safety upgrader courses
throughout their careers
Career paths
As a certified heat and frost insulator, you can
advance from crew roles into supervisory roles.

Crew roles:
apprentice heat and frost insulator
journeyperson heat and frost insulator

Supervisory roles:
site foreman
general foreman
project manager
Getting started
Start by:
registering as an apprentice
going straight to work

Contact:
an employer
your local labour
organization
Employment opportunities
Heat and frost insulators are in demand across
Canada, due to:
Canadas aging workforce
construction booms in industrial, institutional and
commercial sectors
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Western Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Western Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Western Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Western Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Central Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Central Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Eastern Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Eastern Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Eastern Canada over the next decade
Job prospects
Projected job prospects for heat and frost insulators
in Eastern Canada over the next decade
Heat and frost insulators from
across Canada
Theres a good living to be made.
Bob Wood, retired business manager, New Brunswick

Youre building the country and you get


paid well for something you love to do.
Guido Kamanzi, apprentice, Alberta

Youre always learning something new.


Genevive Dallaire, journeyperson, Quebec
To learn more
Visit www.heatandfrostinsulators.ca today!
On line resources