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Apprenticeship training course

Commercial thermal insulation operative (level 2)

Applying insulation and cladding materials.

Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Construction and the built environment
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Comply with health and safety regulations, standards and manufacturers guidance.
  • Identify and use personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Erect and dismantle portable scaffold towers and work safely at height.
  • Comply with site specific environmental and sustainability regulations, standards, and guidance, Segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal. Dispose of insulation material.
  • Interpret and use information from drawings, specifications and data sheets.
  • Communicate verbally with others, using thermal insulation terminology.
  • Follow work instructions verbal or written.
  • Select and safely use tools and equipment for example metal cutting tools, measuring tools, knives, screwdrivers, saws and power tools.
  • Apply insulation materials to cylindrical and flat surfaces.
  • Fit cladding for insulation protection.
  • Safely move, handle and store tools and materials.
  • Use materials efficiently and sustainably including suitable disposal of waste.
  • Identify how to access well-being support available on site and during training.
  • Comply with risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work and identify work place hazards.
  • Comply with insulation industry standards, and manufacturers guidance.
  • Apply team working practices.
  • Calculate resources.
  • Remove and dispose of pre-installed insulation materials.

Full information on Commercial thermal insulation operative (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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