The HVAC industry is in a constant state of change. With technological breakthroughs and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills demanded of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and satisfy these new challenges is essential for anyone hoping to join the profession. Find out what it takes to become a well-prepared HVAC tech, the relevancy of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can send your career to a higher level.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry pros to keep up with emerging trends, technologies and customer expectations. In a nutshell, HVAC businesses want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the very important skills candidates should be able to demonstrate when applying for a job:
You could always go to a four-year college or trade school to gain the knowledge necessary to become an HVAC technician, but this can put you deeply in debt and delays your earning potential for years. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we believe there’s a more effective way. Start your career and get paid while you study at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program developed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect from the Service Experts Career Academy.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, offers a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to sophisticated technologies, emphasizing real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specifically fashioned to arm you with the knowledge you need for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom instruction, assist within relevant departments and secure a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC trade. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to abide by health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and developing 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 some physical demands. You’ll need 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 many different conditions 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 for the duration of your apprenticeship and a tool kit valued at $1,000 upon completing the program. Benefits consist of paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development potential.
Selecting an HVAC company to start your career is an important part of the process. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the right choice if you want a company that focuses on:
Preparing yourself for a job in the HVAC sector 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 supports you in this commitment through innovative services like SECA. Signing up for SECA means starting on a career path filled with growth, support and potential.
Your future in the HVAC profession starts here! If you’re eager 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 be part of the exciting HVAC industry.
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