The HVAC profession is in a constant state of change. With technological breakthroughs and increasing environmental concerns, the skills demanded of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is crucial for anyone looking to join the profession. Find out what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the advantages of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can send your career to new heights.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry professionals to master emerging trends, technologies and consumer needs. In short, HVAC businesses want technicians capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the key 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 for years. At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we believe there’s a more effective way. Jumpstart 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 know.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, features a structured curriculum covering everything from the basics to sophisticated technologies, focusing on real-world experience and hands-on learning. Our program is specially fashioned to educate you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within relevant departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC field. 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 developing strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Joining the SECA program requires an inquisitive attitude, a devotion 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 a variety of conditions like hot, cold and small 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 valued at $1,000 upon completing the program. Benefits feature paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development potential.
Selecting an HVAC company to begin your career should not be taken lightly. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing could be the right choice if you want a company that values:
Preparing yourself for a job in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but an ongoing commitment. It involves dedication to life-long learning, self-improvement and a passion to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing embodies this commitment through innovative opportunities like SECA. Signing up for SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your career in HVAC starts here! 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 start a rewarding career in HVAC industry.
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