The HVAC industry is in a constant state of change. With technological innovations and increasing environmental concerns, the skills demanded of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is a must for anyone looking to join the profession. Learn what it takes to become a proficient HVAC tech, the relevancy 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 community demands. Simply speaking, HVAC businesses want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills individuals should be able to demonstrate 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 for years. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we believe there’s a much better way. Boost your career and get paid while you study at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program designed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect from the Service Experts Career Academy.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, provides 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 training, assist within pertinent departments and get a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC field. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to observe health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Signing up for the SECA program requires an inquisitive mindset, a commitment 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 confined areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by providing an extensive employment program for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases during your apprenticeship and a tool kit with a value of $1,000 upon completing the program. Benefits feature 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 is an important part of the process. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the best choice if you’re looking for a company that focuses on:
Preparing for the exciting challenges of a career in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It demands dedication to life-long learning, self-improvement 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 possibility.
Your career in the HVAC profession starts here! If you’re ready 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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