The HVAC industry is in a constant state of change. With technological innovations and increasing environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is a must for anyone hoping to join the business. Learn what it takes to become a proficient HVAC tech, the importance of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can take your career to the next level.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry participants to stay on top of emerging trends, technologies and customer requirements. In short, HVAC business owners want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills individuals should possess when applying for a job:
You could always attend 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 while you attend. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we believe there’s a much better way. Jumpstart your career and get paid while you are learning at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program created to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect from the Service Experts Career Academy.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, has a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to sophisticated technologies, focusing on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specially designed to educate you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom instruction, assist within pertinent departments and get a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC trade. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to abide by health and safety procedures all the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and growing strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Participating in the SECA program requires an inquisitive attitude, a dedication to excellence, and the ability to meet specific physical demands. You must 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 various settings like hot, cold and small areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by providing a complete employment program for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases for the duration of your apprenticeship and a tool kit worth $1,000 once you complete the program. Benefits consist of paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development options.
Picking an HVAC company to start your career is an important part of the process. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the best choice if you’re searching for a company that appreciates:
Preparing to meet new skill demands in the HVAC sector isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It requires dedication to life-long learning, skill enhancement and a desire to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing helps you in this commitment through exciting programs like SECA. Getting started with SECA means starting on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your career in the HVAC profession starts with us! If you’re ready to take your skills to the next level, ask for more information about Service Experts Career Academy today. Join us, and you’ll help shape the future of HVAC industry.
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