The HVAC business is in a nonstop state of change. With technological advancements and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and satisfy these new challenges is crucial for anyone hoping to join the industry. Discover what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the importance of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can boost your career to new heights.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry participants to keep up with emerging trends, technologies and consumer requirements. Simply speaking, HVAC business owners want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills candidates should have when applying for a job:
You could always go to a four-year college or trade school as one way to become an HVAC technician, but this piles on the debt and delays your earning potential for a long time. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we think there’s a better way. Boost your career and get paid while you study at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program designed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, offers a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to sophisticated technologies, focusing on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specially fashioned to educate you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within appropriate departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC industry. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to observe health and safety procedures all the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Participating in the SECA program requires an inquisitive mindset, a commitment to excellence, and the ability to meet specific physical demands. It’s required that participants have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license to apply. Physical requirements include the ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel or crawl; lift up to 50 pounds and carry up to 30 pounds; and work in a variety of settings like hot, cold and small areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by giving you a comprehensive employment plan for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases during your apprenticeship and a tool kit valued at $1,000 after completing the program. Benefits feature paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development options.
Deciding on an HVAC company to start your career is something that demands a great deal of thought. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the ideal choice if you want a company that appreciates:
Preparing to meet new skill demands in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but a long-term commitment. It involves dedication to life-long learning, skill enhancement and a desire to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing embodies this commitment through inspiring programs like SECA. Joining SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your involvement in the heating and cooling industry starts here! If you’re ready to take your skills to the next level, ask for more information about Service Experts Career Academy today. Become part of SECA, and you’ll help shape the future of HVAC industry.
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