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How to Become an HVAC Technician or Plumber

Becoming an HVAC technician or contractor opens the doors to a career with good pay, benefits and growing demand. How do you get a job in HVAC or plumbing? A four-year college or trade school, and some hefty student loans, is one option. But, is there a better way? We think so. That’s why we created the Service Experts Career Academy, where participants get paid while gaining valuable, hands-on HVAC training or plumbing skills from an industry leader.

Skilled trades are important to every community—and always will be. Service Experts Career Academy, or SECA, is the Service Experts in-house HVAC and plumbing apprenticeship program designed to build highly skilled workers in our company. Participants attend free classes while experiencing paid, on-the-job training.

Service Experts Career Academy Frequently Asked Questions

Ready to learn more? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about Service Experts Career Academy, what HVAC and plumbing jobs involve—and the many career opportunities in the HVAC and plumbing industries:

We’re Invested in Your Success

Service Experts offers a comprehensive employment package designed to support you and your family. As a Service Experts Career Academy student, you will have a competitive pay program that includes incentive pay opportunities for most. There are guaranteed pay increases as you progress through the stages of your HVAC or plumbing apprenticeship and career development opportunities with a progress promotion from within the program. Students also receive a free tool kit valued at $1,300 they can keep upon completion of the program.

Benefits include:

  • Paid time off and company holidays pay
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance programs
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company-matching contributions
  • Life insurance for you and options you can elect for your family
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance options that protect you and your family if you’re unable to work
  • Supplemental benefit programs such as legal advice, pet insurance and health advocacy programs
  • World-class training opportunities through our Experts University
  • Career development opportunities

We treat everyone fairly and with respect. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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