The HVAC profession is in a continuous state of change. With technological advancements and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is essential for anyone looking to join the industry. Find out what it takes to become a proficient HVAC tech, the relevancy of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can boost your career to the next level.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry professionals to stay on top of emerging trends, technologies and consumer expectations. In short, HVAC businesses want employees 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 go to a four-year college or trade school in preparation to become an HVAC technician, but this can put you deeply in 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 learn 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, features a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to advanced technologies, putting an emphasis on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specifically fashioned to educate you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom instruction, assist within relevant departments and secure a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC field. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to abide by health and safety procedures all the time. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Participating in the SECA program requires an inquisitive way of thinking, a dedication to excellence, and the ability to meet specific physical demands. You must 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 conditions like hot, cold and tight spaces.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by offering a comprehensive employment plan 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 after completing the program. Benefits include paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development potential.
Choosing 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 most appropriate choice if you’re looking for a company that values:
Preparing for the exciting challenges of a career in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but a long-term commitment. It demands dedication to life-long learning, career development and a passion to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing supports you in this commitment through innovative services like SECA. Joining SECA means starting on a career path filled with growth, support and potential.
Your career in the heating and cooling industry starts at SECA! If you’re prepared 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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