The HVAC industry is in a nonstop state of change. With technological innovations and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills demanded of HVAC technicians are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and satisfy these new challenges is a must for anyone hoping to join the industry. Discover what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the advantages 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 professionals to master emerging trends, technologies and community needs. In a nutshell, HVAC companies want professionals capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the key skills candidates should be able to demonstrate 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 can put you deeply in debt and delays your earning potential for years. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we feel there’s a better way. Start your career and get paid while you learn 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 advanced technologies, emphasizing real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specially tailored to get you ready for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within pertinent departments and secure a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC trade. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to follow health and safety procedures at all times. Embracing constructive feedback, completing daily work process forms and developing strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Joining the SECA program requires an inquisitive way of thinking, 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 many different environments like hot, cold and small places.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by offering a comprehensive employment package 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 potential.
Picking an HVAC company to jumpstart your career is something that demands a great deal of thought. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the ideal choice if you’re looking for a company that values:
Preparing to meet new skill demands in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It demands dedication to life-long learning, career development and a passion to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing embodies this commitment through innovative programs like SECA. Signing up for SECA means embarking on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your involvement in HVAC starts at SECA! 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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