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Alarming Statistics…•  “Average” job growth;   7-13% thru 2016*  –  Replacement/service     for recent homes  –  Service f...
“Prospects”•  Considered “excellent”*  –  Jobs available vs.     job applicants  –  “Labor shortage”•  Organic growth –   ...
More Statistics•  Over next 6 years…*  –  Plumbing jobs ↑ 17%  –  HVAC jobs ↑ 29%•  Add annual   retirements  –  Some 60,0...
What’s It all Mean?•  Need 700,000 new bodies by 2014!•  Can’t be   outsourced•  Can’t be sent   overseas•  Who’s gonna   ...
What About Now?•  91% of PHCC   companies say   finding qualified   help is most   important business   issue!
Carl D. Perkins Act•  For Vocational & Technical   Education•  1984 – many   revisions  –  Career     development –     al...
2006 Revision•  By May 2008:  –  All states submit multi-year plan to     DOE  –  To “develop more fully the academic     ...
What Can We Do?•  Trade associations:  –  Promote trade in all schools  –  Lobby, alliances, programs•  Manufacturers:  – ...
What Can We Do?•  Reps & Wholesalers  –  Promote manufacturer/trade     association     training  –  Not just     tech    ...
What Can We Do?•  Contractors  –  Run biz profitably  –  Education your     people  –  NATE/NORA     certifications
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Training & The Incredible Shrinking Labor Pool

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The HVAC is facing a major labor crisis over the next 4-5 years. How can mentors get more "mentee\'s?"

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Training & The Incredible Shrinking Labor Pool

  1. 1. Alarming Statistics…•  “Average” job growth; 7-13% thru 2016* –  Replacement/service for recent homes –  Service for complex equipment –  IAQ focus –  Hi-efficiency products *US Dept. of Labor Occupation Outlook Hand
  2. 2. “Prospects”•  Considered “excellent”* –  Jobs available vs. job applicants –  “Labor shortage”•  Organic growth – new opportunities•  Experienced techs retiring *US Dept. of Labor Occupation Outlook Hand
  3. 3. More Statistics•  Over next 6 years…* –  Plumbing jobs ↑ 17% –  HVAC jobs ↑ 29%•  Add annual retirements –  Some 60,000 plumbers –  27,000 HVAC techs *Source: PHCC
  4. 4. What’s It all Mean?•  Need 700,000 new bodies by 2014!•  Can’t be outsourced•  Can’t be sent overseas•  Who’s gonna fill ‘em?
  5. 5. What About Now?•  91% of PHCC companies say finding qualified help is most important business issue!
  6. 6. Carl D. Perkins Act•  For Vocational & Technical Education•  1984 – many revisions –  Career development – all students –  $3 Billion annually to fund vo-tech programs
  7. 7. 2006 Revision•  By May 2008: –  All states submit multi-year plan to DOE –  To “develop more fully the academic and career and technical skills of secondary education students and post secondary education students who elect to enroll in career and technical educations programs.”
  8. 8. What Can We Do?•  Trade associations: –  Promote trade in all schools –  Lobby, alliances, programs•  Manufacturers: –  Application based training –  Meaningful level of achievement
  9. 9. What Can We Do?•  Reps & Wholesalers –  Promote manufacturer/trade association training –  Not just tech training!
  10. 10. What Can We Do?•  Contractors –  Run biz profitably –  Education your people –  NATE/NORA certifications

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