Qualifications for Apprenticeship
The Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Union is seeking individuals who meet the basic qualifications for apprenticeship:
-Persons who are eighteen years of age preferably with a high school education.
Applicants are not required to have taken specific high school courses; however, course in woodworking and mechanical drawing provide a strong educational foundation for insulation work. Algebra and Geometry courses are excellent preparation for learning to read blueprints. A general science or physics course will enhance your understanding of how heat and sound are conducted.
In addition to these basic qualifications, the Union is seeking candidates who have a desire to learn and progress, who take pride in true craftsmanship, and who will experience life-long satisfaction in doing a job well.
If you are such an individual, membership in the Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Union may be may be the most intelligent career choice you can make; a decision that offers a lifetime of personal and professional fulfillment.
As you make your decision, consider carefully the career advantages and opportunities available to you in the unionized sector of the insulation industry.
You will be a partner in one of the most dynamic and fastest growing industries in America. One that has always provided and excellent income and has an outstanding record of steady employment. You will have highly-specialized training and skills that will be in great demand for many years to come.
You will have the support and representation of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers - an organization dedicated to ensuring the health, safety, and economic well-being of it's workers and whose members have a distinguished reputation within the construction industry.
The Union looks forward to what you, as a qualified candidate for apprenticeship, have to offer to the insulation industry. In return, we offer you the opportunity to earn, learn and advance as a fully-trained mechanical insulator.
A Local Union representative will answer any additional questions that you may have about the Union and it's apprenticeship program. Simply contact the Local Union by phone or letter
Local Union 18
3302 South East Street
Indianapolis, IN. 46227