The HVAC business is in a continuous state of change. With technological advancements and increasing environmental concerns, the skills required 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 profession. Discover what it takes to become a successful 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 participants to master emerging trends, technologies and customer requirements. In a nutshell, HVAC companies want professionals capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills job seekers should be able to demonstrate when applying for a job:
You could always go to a four-year college or trade school in preparation to become an HVAC technician, but this racks up debt and delays your earning potential while you attend. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we feel there’s a much better way. Start your career and get paid while you are learning at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program created to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect from the Service Experts Career Academy.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, has a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to state-of-the-art technologies, putting an emphasis on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specifically designed to get you ready 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 follow health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be crucial to your growth with us.
Signing up for the SECA program requires an inquisitive attitude, a devotion 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 a variety of environments like hot, cold and small places.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by giving you a complete 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 after completing the program. Benefits feature paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development potential.
Choosing an HVAC company to begin your career should not be taken lightly. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the most appropriate choice if you want a company that focuses on:
Preparing to meet new skill demands in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but a long-term commitment. It involves dedication to life-long learning, self-improvement and a passion to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing helps you in this commitment through inspiring programs like SECA. Getting started with SECA means embarking on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your career in HVAC starts at SECA! If you’re ready to take your skills to the highest 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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