Training apprentices into skilled home service technicians
Training apprentices into skilled home service technicians

Powerful Strategies for Training Apprentices Into Skilled Technicians w/ Al Levi

Training apprentices into skilled home service technicians

”If you’re gonna tell me that I already have great people, you are wrong my friend, ‘cause staffing is a train, a moving train. People hop on, people hop off. You kick them off, they jump. Some go to the end of the ride, depending on what you’ve got to do.”

— Al Levi

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For your service business to be profitable and highly rated, you need to have great technicians… But to have great technicians who will leave a legacy for generations to come, you need to put some systems into place! 


Meet Al Levi (LinkedIn), a Business Consultant (website), Contracting Business Expert, and Author of The 7-Power Contractor (buy the book). With over 25 years of experience as a contractor and business owner, Al was able to implement systems in his business that enabled him to sell his share of the family business and retire before 50.


Join us as we talk with Al about how to create and implement systems in your business so you can finally have all the great technicians you’ve ever wanted!

Al Levi 7 Power ContractorIn this episode we discuss:

  • Strategies for hiring and training apprentices into skilled technicians
  • The true power of implementing systems in your contracting business
  • Lessons learned from 25+ years as a contractor




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About The Guests:

Al Levi 7 Power Contractor

Al Levi is president of The 7-Power Contractor® (formerly Appleseed Business), a business consulting and training firm that has helped hundreds of service and installation-based contracting businesses run better since 2002. He also is a columnist for Plumbing & Mechanical (PM) magazine and Reeves Journal and the author of “The 7-Power Contractor®: Run Your Contracting Business With Less Stress and More Success,” which lays out seven simple business powers that hundreds of owners have implemented successfully, often transforming their businesses. 


A former contractor who worked for 25 years in every aspect of his family’s HVAC/plumbing business, Al put systems into place which enabled him to sell his share of the business to his brothers and retire from his family’s business before he was 50. Al now helps other contractors learn to run their businesses with less stress and more success through consultations, workshops, webinars, his long-running column in PM magazine, and his new book, The 7-Power Contractor®.

Meet the Hosts:

Tersh Blissett; Host & Producer of Service Business Mastery podcastTersh Blissett is a serial entrepreneur who has created and scaled multiple profitable home service businesses in his small-town market. He’s dedicated to giving back to the industry that has provided so much for him and his family. Connect with him on LinkedIn.




Josh Crouch Host of Service Business Mastery podcastJoshua Crouch has been in the home services industry, specifically HVAC, for 8+ years as an Operations Manager, Branch Manager, Territory Sales Manager, and Director of Marketing. He’s also the Founder of Relentless Digital, where his focus is on dominating your local market online. Connect with him on LinkedIn.





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