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Serving Canada's military community

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RegisterHow Helmets to Hardhats works

"...Helmets to hardhats is possibly the single best veterans program being run in Canada right now. After becoming a member of Helmets to Hardhats they provided me the opportunity to learn a skilled trade and maintain self-worth and dignity."

Braeden, an H2H success story.

Helmets to Hardhats (H2H) Canada is a registered not for profit organization providing opportunities in the construction and related industries for serving, transitioning and former military. Helmets to Hardhats is the leading construction industry gateway for the men and women who have served in Canada's military.

H2H works with the balanced community of Building Trades Unions and Employers to ensure registrants receive only the best industry wages & benefits. H2H is recognized as a leading service provider by Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans Affairs Canada, and Canada's 14 Building Trade Unions along with leading industry Business Owners.

Military Community eligible for
Helmets to Hardhats Canada
Regular Force & Family
Primary Reserves & Family
Senior Army, Sea & Air Cadets CIC & COATS

Save the Date!

Helmets to Hardhats 10th Anniversary Gala
05 May 2022, Vaughan, Ontario

More information coming soon!

H2H
NEWS


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DRB meets with Minister of Veterans Affairs
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Millwrights Local 2309 design entry program specifically for Transitioning Military & Veterans
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Success Story

Read the success story of how Robert was able to find a career during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Canadian military veteran praises H2H efforts for enduring pandemic challenges
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Video

Becoming a Boilermaker Apprentice: Advice to the military community is the newest H2H video
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H2H
FEATURED TRADE
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Insulator (Heat & Frost)

Consider a civilian career as an Insulator. Trades include:

  • Heat and Frost Insulator
Heat and frost insulators apply insulation materials to plumbing, air-handling, heating, cooling and refrigeration systems, piping equipment and pressure vessels, and walls, floors and ceilings of buildings and other structures to prevent or reduce the passage of heat, cold, sound or fire. Heat and frost insulators’ duties may include the following:

  • reading and interpreting specifications and selecting appropriate insulation
  • measuring, cutting, applying and securing insulating material
  • installing vapour barriers
  • applying waterproofing cement over insulating materials
  • removing insulation from buildings

Heat and frost insulators work mainly in industrial, commercial and institutional construction.

Fast Track

Equivalencies for the Heat and Frost insulator trade is available (based on experience & courses) for:
  • 00379 Marine Technician

Earn while you Learn

Apprenticeship training programs for heat and frost insulators vary across Canada, but generally involve four 12-month periods, including at least 5,650 hours of on-the-job training, three eight-week blocks of technical training and a final certificate exam.

Related work experience or completion of a heat and frost insulator program at a college or technical institute can reduce the time required to complete your apprenticeship.

More information about becoming a Heat and Frost Insulator Apprentice can be found here

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H2H
OUR CURRENT CONTRIBUTORS
IUEC
Boilermakers
Carpenters
IFSTC
QCC
UA
Ontario
CBTU
BCA
EPSCA
Teamsters
Teamsters

Via Rail Canada is the official transport of Helmets to Hardhats


H2H
OUR VALUED SUPPORTERS
OPG
Suncor
HydroOne
BrucePower
VIARail
CAPEI
Canadian Base Operators
Syncrude
Irving
OCUC
TCEnergy
OCUC

H2H
SPECIAL THANKS
Memorial Donation

Helmets to Hardhats Canada would like to thank Central Fairbanks Lumber for their generous donation in memory of John Gaweda.
John Gaweda Obituary

Donation

Helmets to Hardhats Canada would like to thank the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary of Bradford, Ontario for their charitable contribution.

Memorial Donation

Special thanks to Kristin Millar for her charitable donation in memory of John Gaweda.

Donation

We are grateful to the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary Branch #385 in Aurora, Ontario for their fundraising activity & donation to Helmets to Hardhats.

Donation

We are grateful to the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies' Auxiliary Branch #459 in Stouffville, Ontario for their Car Rally & Silent Auction fundraising & donation to Helmets to Hardhats.

Want to donate to Helmets to Hardhats?

We accept cheques payable to Helmets to Hardhats Canada.

For electronic money transfers please email us at:contactus@helmetstohardhats.ca

Helmets to Hardhats Canada is a registered not for profit organization providing opportunities in the building trades for the serving, transitioning and former military community. © 2021 All rights reserved by Helmets to Hardhats Canada