Vocational Education/Training

Arkansas Career Development Center: Vocational Training

Courses through the Arkansas Career Development Center offer a mix of online and on-site training. OSHA-10 training is included in the 6th week of each course. Students will be responsible for their own transportation. The Arkansas Career Development Center offer's a Driver's Education course.

For more information, call Admissions at 501-701-6353

 

Automotive Technology

Focus is on safety and routine maintenance items, tire repair, oil and filter service, belts, hoses, and the like. Designed for quick entry into the workplace and to build skills on the job.

Mandatory Requirements:

Valid Driver's License
Miss no more than 3 days

Highly Recommended:

6th-grade reading and math

Program Length: 8 Weeks

First 2 weeks online
Next 6 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs 

Enrollment Date(s):

Pending until further notice

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) (6 week or 3 week course)

Provides students with the practical application of basic care skills and the required theory training for nursing assistants per the rules and regulations of the Office of Long Term Care (OLTC) of Arkansas. The course includes clinical and testing for licensure. This course does not include OSHA-10 training.

Mandatory Requirements:

Pass federal/state background check & drug test for licensing
Must have TB skin test

Highly Recommended:

Driver's License
6th-grade reading and math
No missed classes

Program Length: 6 Weeks

5 weeks & 3 days online
2 days Clinical at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs
Testing scheduled after course completed 

OR

Accelerated Program Length: 3 Weeks

2 weeks & 3 days online
2 days Clinical at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs
Testing scheduled after course completed 

Enrollment Date(s):

July 20, 2020

Construction / HVAC (two separate courses)

Construction - Prepares students for the NCCER Core certification test. Teaches basic skills and techniques used in building trades. Repair of roofs, walls, floors, furniture, and electrical wiring.

HVAC - Students learn heating and cooling systems and installation.

Mandatory Requirements:

Valid Driver's License
Miss no more than 3 days

Highly Recommended:

6th-grade reading and math
Ability to read a ruler
Able to work with fractions

Program Length: 8 Total Weeks per Course

First 2 weeks online
Next 6 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs

Enrollment Date(s):

July 20, 2020

Culinary Arts

Opportunity to test for up to four ServSafe certificates. Designed to train students as food service workers in cafeterias, hospitals, restaurants, or other food service facilities. Students will follow a scheduled rotation that provides training in Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Food Preparation, Ingredients, Dishwashing, and Proper Food Storage.

Mandatory Requirements:

Miss no more than 3 days

Highly Recommended:

Driver's License
6th-grade reading and math

Program Length: 8 Weeks

First 4 weeks online
Next 4 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs  

Enrollment Date(s):

July 20, 2020

Customer Service and Retail

Students will prepare to take the National Retail Federation Foundation test and will learn the hard and soft skills of customer service and retail.

Mandatory Requirements:

Miss no more than 3 days

Highly Recommended:

Driver's License
6th-grade reading and math

Program Length: 8 Weeks

First 5 weeks online
Next 3 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs  

Enrollment Date(s):

July 20, 2020

Environmental Services

Students will learn hotel cleaning, janitorial cleaning, and custodial floor maintenance. This class will include OSHA training if two or more students are enrolled.

Mandatory Requirements:

No missed days
Must be able to follow verbal/non-verbal direction

Highly Recommended:

Driver's License

Program Length: 3 Weeks

All 3 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs

Enrollment Date(s):

Future dates will be announced

Welding I and II (two separate courses)

Welding I - Prepares students for the NCCER Core certification test. Students concentrate on MIG welding.

Welding II - Concentrates on Stick Welding.

Mandatory Requirements:

Valid Driver's License
Miss no more than 3 days

Highly Recommended:

6th-grade reading and math

Program Length: 8 Total Weeks per Course

First 2 weeks online
Next 6 weeks at the Arkansas Career Development Center in Hot Springs

Enrollment Date(s):

July 20, 2020