The HVAC industry is in a constant state of change. With technological advancements and growing environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC technicians are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and meet these new challenges is essential for anyone hoping to join the industry. 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 professionals to stay on top of emerging trends, technologies and customer needs. In short, HVAC businesses want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills candidates should possess when applying for a job:
You could always attend a four-year college or trade school in preparation to become an HVAC technician, but this racks up debt and delays your earning potential for years. 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 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 expressly designed to prepare you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within relevant 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 at all times. Embracing constructive feedback, completing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Joining the SECA program requires an inquisitive attitude, a commitment to excellence, and the ability to meet specific 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 various conditions like hot, cold and confined spaces.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by providing a comprehensive employment package for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases throughout your apprenticeship and a tool kit worth $1,000 upon completing the program. Benefits include paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development opportunities.
Choosing an HVAC company to jumpstart your career should not be taken lightly. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the right 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 ongoing commitment. It requires dedication to life-long learning, career development and a desire to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing embodies this commitment through innovative programs like SECA. Joining SECA means embarking on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your future in HVAC starts here! 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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