The HVAC industry is in a nonstop state of change. With technological innovations and growing environmental concerns, the skills demanded of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and satisfy these new challenges is crucial for anyone wanting to join the business. Discover what it takes to become a well-prepared 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 master emerging trends, technologies and community requirements. Simply speaking, HVAC companies 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 enroll in a four-year college or trade school as one way to become an HVAC technician, but this racks up debt and delays your earning potential while you attend. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we believe there’s a better way. Jumpstart your career and get paid while you learn at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program developed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to know.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, has a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to state-of-the-art technologies, emphasizing 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 appropriate departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC trade. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to follow health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, submitting daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be crucial 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. 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 various settings like hot, cold and small spaces.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by providing a comprehensive employment program 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 once you complete the program. Benefits include 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 ideal choice if you’re looking for a company that values:
Preparing for the exciting challenges of a career in the HVAC sector isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It calls for dedication to life-long learning, career development and a desire to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing supports you in this commitment through exciting programs like SECA. Getting started with SECA means embarking on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your future in the heating and cooling industry 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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