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How to Keep Your Technicians Accountable
An ideal team is one that works efficiently, productively and accurately the first time around. They’re experts as what they do, and they’re collaborative. They
NexTech 2.0 Is Coming!
Since NexTech Academy launched, we’ve been busy analyzing how users are using the program and planning for improvements. Our observations have led us to the
5 Reasons Why Fall Is The Perfect Time To Start Training Employees For AC System Maintenance
While outside temperatures drop and the demand for air conditioning repairs taper off with it, your employees are turning their sights toward heating system repairs
Plumbing Technical Training Program Celebrates First Graduate!
May 7th, 2018 will hold a special meaning for Nexstar members as well as NexTech Academy. On that day NexTech Academy Plumbing went live and
Using A Letter of Intent To Assess Apprentice Interest In NexTech Academy
Mike Barnhart, CFO of Eco Plumbers has been using NexTech Academy to grow his company’s workforce. He currently has fourteen students enrolled in the program.
NexTech Academy Offers More Affordable Subscription Pricing
Breaking news—we’ve got fantastic updates regarding online technical training. Nexstar Network’s board of directors recently voted to reduce the costs of NexTech Academy! Why? We
Why Should I Consider Online Vocational Training Programs for My Company?
With labor shortages in many states, savvy business owners know that they need a solid plan to recruit and train new employees in order to
Q&A With NexTech Academy HVAC Coach Joe DeLong
How did you get into the HVAC trade? Twenty-two years ago, when I was 20 years old, I moved to Florida, and my brother introduced
Why Is Plumber Training a Valuable Career Move?
Plumbing is one of the most important skilled trades. Can you imagine a world without clean drinking water or waste disposal? Those basic daily luxuries
A Student’s Perspective On The NexTech Academy Online Plumbing Training Program
In June, Nexstar Network member, The Eco Plumbers of Columbus, Ohio, hosted a peer group. What’s a peer group? Good question. It’s when one Nexstar
HVAC Training Courses Near Me
You already know that Google can easily tell you where to find a “coffee shop near me.” Interestingly, the search giant can also show you
What do I do if my technicians have knowledge gaps?
Flame Furnace’s Unique Situation Not many PHCE businesses have a technical/vocational school nearby, but Flame Furnace, in Warren, Mich., is one of the lucky few.
4 Reasons to Offer Online Technical Training to Your Employees
Finding work as a plumber, electrician, or HVAC technician may be appealing to those seeking to develop their career path. But, knowing how to get
NexTech Academy Graduates Will Put Their Best Foot Forward
Here at NexTech Academy, we are quickly becoming a game-changer in the industry. To be the best, we believe in helping our students put their
How Soft Skills Can Advance Your Career in the Trades
When you imagine the daily work of a plumber, electrician, or HVAC technician, what comes to mind? Technicians in the trades must have all the
Will A Strict Probationary Period During Onboarding Yield More Commitment From Apprentices?
Jason Haskin is the service manager at Boothe’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing in Hollywood, MD and is the primary training leader for their NexTech
5 Reasons to Consider Online Technical Training
As you consider your job options, work as a plumber, electrician, or HVAC technician may be among your top choices. Entering these fields once required
Scholarships Now Available from Explore the Trades!
NexTech Academy has partnered with Explore The Trades to offer scholarships to veterans hoping to enter the PHCE field. Explore the Trades actively drives young