Gives students the ability to add valuable field experience to their classroom curriculum
June 27, 2016
HomeServe USA, a provider of home repair service plans, announced a pilot program with Lincoln Technical Institute, Union, New Jersey, that will enable students to gain real-world experience in the HVAC field by allowing them to shadow HomeServe certified technicians.
Partners with Troops to Trades, an organization dedicated to helping veterans with career development
June 6, 2016
Blanton’s Heating, Air & Electrical announced that it has partnered with Troops to Trades, a nonprofit organization, in an effort to provide veterans, National Guard, and Reserve members with career placement options, training grants, and scholarships to help them find careers in HVAC and other trades.
Goettl Air Conditioning sponsors $1,000 in tools to help student start career
May 23, 2016
Nick Hughes didn't know what career he wanted to pursue when he left the U.S. Navy three years ago. Now, he will soon graduate from the two-year applied science in air conditioning technology program at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) as the recipient of the Post 9/11 Veterans Tools Award.
‘Hot Under the Blue Collar’ highlights the opportunities that a career in the trades can offer
April 15, 2016
One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing®, and Mister Sparky®, part of the Direct Energy® family of home service franchise brands, have launched a new webisode series to highlight the rewards, benefits, and opportunities that a career in the skilled trades can offer.
To be held at Somerville, Massachusetts, distribution center
December 8, 2015
ABCO HVACR Supply + Solution’s ABCO University is hosting its ninth annual Vocational Field Day on Dec. 10, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at its Somerville, Massachusetts, office and distribution center. All Somerville and greater Boston area high school students, guidance counselors, and teachers are invited to attend.
While schools are obviously integral to training the next generation of HVACR technicians, new studies show contractors must step up their games and take on much larger roles in workforce development if the industry ever hopes to close the growing skills gap.
Home services company teams with Florida technical college to provide training and jobs
June 9, 2015
One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating®, part of the Direct Energy family of brands, has announced its sponsorship of the One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating Technical Training Center at Suncoast Technical College. The company is fully funding all the tuition, supplies, books, and uniforms of the students in the program.