The HVAC profession is in a constant state of change. With technological innovations and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills expected of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is essential for anyone looking to join the business. Learn what it takes to become a proficient HVAC tech, the advantages of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can boost your career to new heights.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry participants to stay on top of emerging trends, technologies and consumer expectations. In a nutshell, HVAC companies want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the key skills job seekers should possess when applying for a job:
You could always enroll in 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 believe there’s a more effective way. Jumpstart your career and get paid while you are learning 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, has a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to expert technologies, emphasizing real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specifically tailored to prepare you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within pertinent departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC field. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to abide by health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, submitting daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be crucial to your growth with us.
Joining the SECA program requires an inquisitive way of thinking, a devotion 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 settings like hot, cold and tight areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by giving you a comprehensive employment plan for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases during your apprenticeship and a tool kit valued at $1,000 upon completing the program. Benefits consist of paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development options.
Choosing an HVAC company to jumpstart your career is an important part of the process. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the ideal choice if you want a company that appreciates:
Preparing for the exciting challenges of a career in the HVAC business isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It demands dedication to life-long learning, skill enhancement and a motivation to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing supports you in this commitment through inspiring opportunities like SECA. Signing up for SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your future in HVAC starts with us! 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 start a rewarding career in HVAC industry.
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