Each apprentice must serve a (5) five year apprenticeship which shall consist of (10,000) ten thousand hours of on the job training, (2,000) two thousand hours per year and also complete (720) seven hundred and twenty hours of classroom training, (144) one hundred forty four hours per year. The classroom/hands on training is provided in our state of the art Training Center that is located in Rochester, NY. at the headquarters of Insulators & Allied Workers Local 26. It should be noted that Insulators & Allied Workers Local 26 Apprentice Training Program is registered with the State of New York Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprentice Training.
All apprentice members are trained in the following applications:
Fundamental Insulation I Construction Safety I
Applied Insulators Math I Vapor Barriers
Labor History Field Experience I
Fundamental Insulation II OSHA 10 – OSHA 30
Applied Insulators Math II Construction Safety II
Field Experience II Advanced Metal Jacketing I
Advanced Metal Jacketing II Field Experience III
Removable Insulation and Design Blueprints, Codes and Specifications
Effective Supervision Construction Safety III
Field Experience IV Supervisor Asbestos Abatement
Computer Labor Management Disaster Response
Smart Mark Safety Training Quality Control Craftsman Training
Confined Space Safety Training Fire Seal and Penetration Certification
Prof. Craftsman Code of Conduct Training Comet I & Comet II Training
All apprentices receive hands on training in all the latest applications with all the newest insulation materials, often even before the materials hit the market.
Director of Apprentice Training
(585) 323-1620 Ext. #1
Applications are received as needed by the local. We encourage you to visit this page often to see when we will be accepting applications.