The 10 Laws of NexTech Academy

The 10 Laws of NexTech Academy

Let’s face it: finding qualified technicians isn’t as easy as it once was. Most companies have realized this fact and shifted their hiring practice towards finding candidates with the right attitude. Technical skills can be trained! When NexTech Academy – Nexstar’s...
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NexTech Academy Coaching Assignments

NexTech Academy Coaching Assignments

What’s New at NexTech Academy? Since the formation of NexTech Academy, the coaches have served as subject matter experts, creating content for NexTech’s plumbing, HVAC, and electrical programs. Now that much of the content has been created, and in some cases...
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How Much Money Does a Technician Earn?

How Much Money Does a Technician Earn?

Everyone wants a job they love. Of course, love can mean different things to different people. Some employees want challenges. Some workers look for flexible hours. Many people want long-term job security. Your list is going to suit your specific lifestyle and needs....
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Plumbing: Water Heater Troubleshooting

Plumbing: Water Heater Troubleshooting

Over a year ago, our online trade school program decided to move away from the traditional textbook look and feel. We wanted to redesign the content in our plumbing program to fit employed students who are pursuing continued education and additional training. We...
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The Importance of Personal Safety

The Importance of Personal Safety

There are a variety of dangers inherent to the skilled trades. Of course, dangers exist with every job, but anytime you are using tools in combination with water, electricity and gases, well, the opportunity for an accident escalates. This is why it’s important for...
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