How to Build Your Future with NexTech Academy

Attitude shapes success. When you are a young apprentice working for an electrical, HVAC or plumbing business, behavior and mindset have a tremendous impact on your personal success and the bottom line. It is important that everyone within an organization takes moments of personal reflection from time to time. Think about what you do and […]

How to Graduate Online Training at NexTech Academy

Learning a skilled trade such as plumbing, HVAC, and electrical takes time. Often when we start something new the most common asked question is when will I be done? There are so many factors to consider when completing an online trade school program. Essentially, it comes down to your determination and setting your pace towards […]

How Can Owners Recruit People to Become Technicians?

The job of recruiting people into the skilled trades of electrical, HVAC and plumbing has never been easy. What business owners could count on, however, were legacy workers. Those were apprentices and technicians that learned the skilled trades from their parents, who learned from their parents and so on. But today, it’s become a serious […]

Calculating Continuing Education Training For Online Technical Training

Tracking time spent learning is important in the trades for many reasons, such as: Understanding the pace in which students are learning—knowing where they are excelling and identifying topics they find more difficult. Fulfilling continuing education credits for licensure. For example, in Minnesota master and journeyworker plumbers must complete 16 hours of approved continuing education […]

How Can a Nexstar Network Membership Help HVAC Technicians Train with NexTech Academy?

Running a successful HVAC business involves a good measure of luck and timing. These variables are obviously beyond an HVAC business owner’s control. You can’t create demand. You can’t cause HVAC equipment to fail. You can’t force an increase in new installations. You can’t change mandates, regulations or tax incentives for eco-friendly upgrades. However, there […]

How Can a Nexstar Network Membership Help Electricians Train with NexTech Academy?

It’s likely your electrical business has already benefited in many ways from being a member of the Nexstar Network. Whether it’s due to the business coaching, planning or advising, there are a number of resources Nexstar Network offers to help your business grow. But now, arguably the best perk of your Nexstar Network membership is […]

How Nexstar Network’s Industry Experience Supports NexTech Academy Training

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NexTech Academy is among the most effective providers of online technical training programs for HVAC technician training, electrical training and plumber training. But who is NexTech Academy and how did they earn their reputation? NexTech Academy was an idea born from necessity and developed by members of the Nexstar Network, an organization of residential contractors […]

How to Share Feedback With New Technicians

Improvement for new electrical, HVAC and plumbing technicians can come in many forms. Often, electrical, HVAC and plumbing owners such as yourself will turn to vocational training programs like those from NexTech Academy or apprenticeships, but few methods offer the immediate impact of feedback. New electrical, HVAC and plumbing technicians crave quick input from their […]