The HVAC business is in a constant state of change. With technological innovations and increasing environmental concerns, the skills expected of HVAC professionals are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and fulfill these new challenges is crucial for anyone hoping to join the industry. Learn what it takes to become a successful HVAC tech, the importance of continuous training and development and how an apprenticeship program can send your career to a higher level.
The ever-evolving HVAC landscape requires industry professionals to keep up with emerging trends, technologies and community needs. Simply speaking, HVAC companies want employees capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the key skills individuals 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 think there’s a more effective way. Start your career and get paid while you learn at Service Experts Career Academy (SECA), an in-house apprenticeship program developed to build highly skilled workers. Here’s what to expect from the Service Experts Career Academy.
Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, offers 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 arm you with the knowledge you need for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom education, assist within appropriate 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 at all times. Embracing constructive feedback, doing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be indispensable to your growth with us.
Signing up for the SECA program requires an inquisitive way of thinking, a dedication to excellence, and the ability to meet some 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 a variety of conditions like hot, cold and tight places.
At Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing, we invest in your success by giving you a complete employment program 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 with a value of $1,000 once you complete the program. Benefits feature paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development opportunities.
Deciding on an HVAC company to start 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 appreciates:
Preparing to meet new skill demands in the HVAC sector isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It involves dedication to life-long learning, skill enhancement and a passion to grow in your career. Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing embodies this commitment through innovative services like SECA. Joining SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and possibility.
Your future in the HVAC profession starts at SECA! If you’re ready to take your skills to a higher 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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