The HVAC profession is in a constant state of change. With technological breakthroughs and growing environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and meet these new challenges is crucial for anyone hoping to join the profession. Discover what it takes to become a proficient HVAC tech, the importance 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 customer needs. In a nutshell, HVAC companies want professionals capable of meeting the demands of the modern world.
Here are the vital skills individuals should possess when applying for a job:
You could always attend a four-year college or trade school as one way to become an HVAC technician, but this racks up debt and delays your earning potential while you attend. At Midway Services, we believe there’s a better way. Boost 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, offers 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 tailored to prepare you for an HVAC career.
As an apprentice, you’ll attend free classroom training, assist within appropriate departments and gain a well-rounded understanding of the HVAC field. Safety is our priority, so you’ll need to observe health and safety procedures all of the time. Embracing constructive feedback, completing daily work process forms and cultivating strong interpersonal skills will also be essential to your growth with us.
Signing up for the SECA program requires an inquisitive way of thinking, a commitment 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 many different conditions like hot, cold and confined places.
At Midway Services, we invest in your success by providing a comprehensive employment package 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 once you complete the program. Benefits include paid time off, company holiday pay, insurance, 401(k) match, supplemental benefit programs and career development opportunities.
Choosing an HVAC company to jumpstart your career is an important part of the process. Midway Services could be the right choice if you’re searching for a company that values:
Preparing yourself for a job in the HVAC industry isn’t a one-time effort but an extended commitment. It requires dedication to life-long learning, self-improvement and a desire to grow in your career. Midway Services helps you in this commitment through innovative programs like SECA. Signing up for SECA means taking the first step on a career path filled with growth, support and opportunity.
Your future in HVAC 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. Apply today, and you’ll be part of the exciting HVAC industry.
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