The HVAC profession is in a nonstop state of change. With technological breakthroughs and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC technicians are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and meet these new challenges is essential for anyone looking to join the profession. Learn what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the advantages 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 master emerging trends, technologies and consumer demands. In a nutshell, HVAC companies want professionals 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 attend 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 believe there’s a better way. Boost your career and get paid while you learn at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program designed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to know.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, offers 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 expressly tailored to prepare you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom instruction, assist within pertinent departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC industry. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to observe health and safety procedures all the time. Embracing constructive feedback, submitting daily work process forms and developing strong interpersonal skills will also be crucial to your growth with us.
Participating in the SECA program requires an inquisitive attitude, a commitment to excellence, and the ability to meet certain 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 conditions like hot, cold and tight areas.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by offering an extensive employment package for SECA students. Compensation includes a competitive pay program with incentive opportunities, guaranteed pay increases during your apprenticeship and a tool kit worth $1,000 after completing the program. Benefits consist of paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development potential.
Picking 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’re looking for a company that focuses on:
Preparing for the exciting challenges of a career in the HVAC business isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It calls for dedication to life-long learning, self-improvement and a motivation 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 starting on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your career in the heating and cooling industry starts at SECA! If you’re prepared to take your skills to the next level, ask for more information about Service Experts Career Academy today. Become part of SECA, and you’ll help shape the future of HVAC industry.
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