Profile of skills and competences
A technical insulator who has finished an apprenticeship and is thus the holder of a journeyman’s certificate is able to:
- Independently and at an advanced level execute all work processes within technical insulation while observing applicable environmental and safety regulations
- Plan, organise and execute the work technically and financially appropriately and in consideration of applicable practice, standards, laws and regulations
Range of occupations accessible to the holder of the certificate
The qualified technical insulator insulates all kinds of facilities to prevent energy waste. Some insulators also carry out sound insulation. Generally, insulation is executed according to precise work diagrams provided by the customer. Based on the diagrams, the insulator calculates which amount and type of material is most appropriate.
For example, when the mineral wool is first in place under the roof of the house, it is covered with cardboard, canvas or a plastic material.
Level of certificate
The training programme is a vocational education programme which is placed in:
The Danish qualification framework for life-long learning at level: 4
European Qualification Framework (EQF) at level: 4
The education takes from 3 years and 9 month to 4 years and 3 months depending on the start date
With additional education and training in the subjects Danish, mathematics and foreign languages, a qualified Technical Insulator may qualify to enter an education in construction management and some engineering programmes at university level.