The HVAC industry is in a nonstop state of change. With technological innovations and increasing environmental concerns, the skills expected of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and meet these new challenges is essential for anyone wanting to join the business. Find out what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the relevancy of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can send your career to the next level.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry pros to master emerging trends, technologies and customer expectations. Simply speaking, HVAC business owners want employees capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills job seekers should have 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 piles on the debt and delays your earning potential for a long time. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we think there’s a more effective way. Start 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, provides a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to state-of-the-art technologies, focusing on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specifically designed to prepare you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom instruction, assist within appropriate departments and secure a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC industry. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to observe health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, submitting daily work process forms and growing strong interpersonal skills will also be indispensable to your growth with us.
Participating in the SECA program requires an inquisitive mindset, 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 settings like hot, cold and confined areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by offering a complete employment package for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases throughout 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 opportunities.
Picking 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 searching for a company that appreciates:
Preparing yourself for a job in the HVAC sector isn’t a one-time effort but an ongoing commitment. It demands 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 inspiring services like SECA. Getting started with SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your career in the HVAC profession starts with us! If you’re eager to take your skills to the highest 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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