Law 6: Hold Regular Check-ins to Ensure Participation and Progress in the Program

Successful companies who use NexTech’s online plumbing, electrical and HVAC training program meet with their students on a regular basis to discuss their learning and growth. As you learned in the previous post of this series, it’s crucial to stay disciplined by adhering to the goals and standards you’ve set. Holding consistent check-ins with your […]

Law 5: Set Clear Expectations for Your Students

Training new electricians, plumbers and HVAC technicians is a hefty undertaking! We’ve created a series of ten laws or guidelines to help you cover your bases. You can find the previous five blog posts in this series here. When students enroll in the NexTech training program, it’s crucial that they fully understand what it entails. […]

Law 3: Ensure the Training Leader Has the Bandwidth to Oversee the Program

So far in this series, we’ve discussed the first two laws of NexTech Academy: to start by creating a thoughtful training program, and to then align all departments on the value of training. The third law addresses bandwidth. The amount of bandwidth someone has refers to their capacity–how much can they give to a certain […]

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 online, self-paced, trades-focused technical training school – was introduced in 2018, it was an […]