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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.
This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Insulator (Heat and Frost) ' profile.
Insulators (Heat and Frost) use a variety of insulating materials to cover exposed surfaces of pipes, steam generators, ducts, process vats and related equipment.
The format of the program combines in-school and work-based training. The four levels of training are normally completed over four years.
The in-school training part involves 16 weeks or about four weeks per level. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 5920 hours. Based on a 40-hour work week this involves 148 weeks of training.
Note: due to the Pan-Canadian Harmonization Initiative there will be changes to this program effective September 1, 2019. For more details please visit: OPSN 2018 021 .
Areas of training cover:
Areas tested on the Red Seal exam are:
If you have 8880 (documented) hours of directly related work experience for this position you may challenge the Red Seal exam. In doing so you believe that your work experience and self-directed study have prepared you to pass the exam.
If you have any questions about this program please contact ITA Customer Service at 1.866.660.6011.
The Red Seal endorsement allows qualified tradespeople to practice their trade anywhere in the country. To receive this endorsement you must pass a Red Seal exam. Depending on your trade there is anywhere from 100 to 150 multiple choice questions on the exam. The passing grade is 70%.
There are currently 56 designated Red Seal trades in Canada.