NCCER Insulating Level 2 Trainee Guide
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Installing Flexible Foam Insulation, Installing Blanket Insulation for Ducts, Installing Board Insulation for Ducts, Installing Calcium Silicate/expanded Perlite Pipe Insulation, Installing Mineral Wool Insulation, Installing Rigid Foam Insulation, Installing Board and Block Insulation, Cement and Fabric Finishes & Mastics, Plumbing Systems and Chilled and Hot Water Heating Systems.
Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 147.5)
19201 Installing Flexible Foam Insulation (32.5 Hours)
Covers proper tool use and procedures for installing flexible foam insulation, including how to cut and install flexible foam insulation on pipe fittings, valves, flanges, equipment, and air ducts.
19202 Installing Blanket Insulation for Ducts (7.5 Hours)
Covers fiberglass blanket installation to ducts and apparatus and discusses vapor-sealed blanket insulation facings.
19203 Installing Board Insulation for Ducts (20 Hours)
Covers fiberglass board insulation applications, such as cutting fiberglass board insulation to fit over standing seams and stiffeners, vapor-seal applications, and cutting and installing fiberglass board insulation on round or oval ducts.
19204 Installing Calcium Silicate/expanded Perlite Pipe Insulation (15 Hours)
Discusses the safe handling and storage of calcium silicate pipe insulation, how to make accurate cuts, and how to install single- and double-layers of calcium silicate pipe insulation.
19205 Installing Mineral Wool Insulation (12.5 Hours)
Describes the measuring requirements for mineral wool insulation and how to cut and score mineral wool insulation. Also discusses the various attachments used on mineral wool, installation methods, sealing requirements, and how to use pin welding equipment.
19206 Installing Rigid Foam Insulation (20 Hours)
Covers the proper use of tools; handling and storage of rigid foam insulation; measuring, cutting, installing, and sealing rigid foam plastic and cellular glass insulation; cryogenic installation; expansion joints; contraction joints; and vapor stops.
19207 Installing Board and Block Insulation (17.5 Hours)
Covers the measuring requirements of board and block insulation; scoring, beveling, and cutting methods; and how to install board and block insulation on flat or curved surfaces and on large diameter tanks.
19208 Cement and Fabric Finishes & Mastics (10 Hours)
Covers the proper use of finishing tools, cleanup and protection procedures, and the limitations of cements, fabric finishes, and mastics.
19209 Plumbing Systems (7.5 Hours)
Covers cold and hot water plumbing systems, drainage systems in buildings, insulation requirements on plumbing systems, and piping hook-ups.
19210 Chilled and Hot Water Heating Systems (5 Hours)
Covers chilled and hot water heating and dual-temperature systems, including the types of pipes and equipment used in various systems. Explains which systems require insulation and why.