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RN to EMT Bridge

$199

with Brandon Foshee

Calendar Apr 22, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

The RN to EMT bridge course is the fast-track way of allowing health care professionals who wish to advance their careers in EMS by working on a ground or air ambulance and taking their knowledge to where the action and treatment first begins. The health care professionals will be allowed to do online course work over a week and then be trained by other health care providers on EMS equipment before being checked off and testing for their national certification and home state licensure. Note: The hands-on skills check-off can only be done in the state of Arkansas. Download RN to EMT flyer

How you will benefit:

  • After completion of the course you will be able to test for your state licensure and national registration at NAEMT
  • You will have knowledge of Emergency Medical Equipment
  • You will learn to work in a team setting to accomplish a time sensitive goal
  • You will learn scene size up and when to contact additional resources or help
  • You will have the privilege of becoming a large part and a valued member of the emergency response family

The class will consist of an online course review over a period of one month of the EMT course at your pace with an online test at the end of each chapter. Then you will have a hands-on training the following week with other health care professionals in the same field. Ride along time will be provided for those who will need it after class or with prior arrangements.

If this is a challenge that you have been wanting to do, contact us and let’s start making a difference together!

Class fees are as follows:

$199.00 UACCB (enrollment fee for online college course)

$250.00 Survival Flight EMS (equipment fee usage and hands-on instructor training)

Class size is limited and will be offered on a first come basis so don’t wait!

Enrollment is open now. The deadline to register is April 12, 2024. Enrollment is open now to begin the online course review. The online course review must be completed prior to the hands-on skills assessment. The hands-on skills assessment is scheduled for April 22-23 and will be held in Batesville, AR at Survival Flight, Inc. 

Pre-requisites: Must be a current licensed healthcare professional with a valid Basic Life Support CPR certification card. 

This course is a satellite program of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Upon registration, you will be given access by the instructor to Pearson's MyLab Brady to begin the online portion of your coursework. 

For questions, call 870-612-2082. 

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course start date is required to withdraw and receive a refund. 

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Raised Bed Gardening

Free

with Michelle Mobley

Calendar Apr 25, 2024 at 6 pm

Unlock the secrets to a thriving vegetable garden with our comprehensive Raised Bed Gardening course. Whether you're a novice or an experienced gardener, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to cultivate a successful raised bed garden. In this class, instructor Michelle Mobley will teach the basics to a successful raised bed vegetable garden. You will understand how and what vegetables will grow best in your raised bed. You will explore more about raised beds/container gardening. 

By the end of this class, you'll have the confidence and knowledge to create and maintain a thriving raised bed vegetable garden, ensuring a bountiful harvest season after season. Join us on this journey to cultivate not just plants but a sustainable and fulfilling gardening experience.

This is a free class. Bring your family and friends.  

About the instructor: Michelle Mobley is the Independence County Extension Agent-Staff Chair for the UA System Division of Agriculture. 


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UAS Drone Licensing

$299

with Clint Howard

Calendar Jun 3, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Are you interested in flying a drone for business purposes? UACCB's Community and Technical Education Division is offering an 8-week hybrid course that will cover the following topics surrounding UAS missions, i.e. mission planning, preflight procedures, airspace, radio communications, aviation terminology, regulations, airport operations, aviation safety, weather, emergency procedures, crew resource management and more.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test. The UAS Licensing course is foundational for unmanned aviation. This course is intended to prepare you to enter the job market as a commercial drone pilot and provide best practices for drone photography, videography, home inspection, aerial mapping and surveying. Upon completion of the training, it will be your responsibility to register at an approved testing site and pay for the Part 107 exam. You are not required to have a drone in order to take this class. Drones will be available for practice and learning.  

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Clint Howard spent 20 years serving the country as a USAF reconnaissance officer and instructor/evaluator aircrew on the RC-135 Aircraft. Major Howard spent the last few years of his career advising Afghanistan government leaders on how to conduct air operations as well as supervising airport operations at Offutt AFB. After retirement from active-duty, Major Howard returned home to focus on furthering aviation education here in Batesville, AR. He is the owner and operator of Oakwood Aviation Services LLC. He is a commercial airplane pilot and a commercial drone pilot. His company currently focuses on aerial photography and education.

Note: The minimum age requirement is 16 or older.  

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a refund.

Class B CDL Driver Training (School Bus and Passenger)

$800

with Steven Huff

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) is offering a 26-hour hybrid training course for those interested in pursuing a Class B CDL. The in-class training covers the general knowledge portion for the written general knowledge and air brakes exams. The Class B CDL license will allow you to drive any single vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more. UACCB is an Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) provider. Instruction will include in-class and online theory, practice range, and Behind the Wheel (BTW) training for Class B. The practice range and BTW training will be performed in a School Bus Class B vehicle. Note: UACCB provides a Class B vehicle for TRAINING purposes only. UACCB does not provide a Class B vehicle for your State Police skills exam. You will need to provide your own vehicle for the exam.  

You must be 18 years old and have a current, valid Arkansas driver's license.

Financial Aid Scholarship Available For This Course: 

This course is approved for an Arkansas Workforce Challenge (AWC) Scholarship award (up to $800 per program) provided by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE). To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be 18 years old, have a current, valid Arkansas driver's license, and be able to provide proof of high school completion (i.e. transcript, diploma, or GED equivalent, etc.). 

REGISTER FOR THE CLASS:

Step 1: There is zero up front cost to begin this training. This class is limited to 6 seats. Reserve your seat by registering for the class. To defer payment pending receipt of the scholarship funding, click Register and apply the following promo code at check out: cdlb24. Select Check Out, then in the upper right corner, select Add promo code and enter the code: cdlb24. Click the + (plus) sign to update your cart. By applying this promo code, you are agreeing to comply and fulfill the terms and conditions listed in Step 2.  

What if I fail to apply the promo code?

If you fail to apply the promo code, your credit card will be charged the full course fee of $800.00 and reimbursement will be provided after the course is completed. For questions, call 870-612-2082. 

APPLY FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP WITHIN 30-45 DAYS OF CLASS:

Step 2: To receive 100% tuition free scholarship for this training, you will need to apply for the >> Arkansas Workforce Challenge Scholarship within 30-45 days of the class. If you apply sooner than 45 days prior to class, you may have to re-submit your application! Upon completion of the application, you will be notified via email by ADHE, typically within 7-10 business days, that you have been offered the scholarship. You will need to accept the offer for the $800 award which covers your tuition. If the scholarship is not finalized, your account balance is due within 30 days of the final day of class. 

Step 3: A satisfactory Department of Transportation (DOT) physical is mandatory to participate in UACCB's CDL training. Schedule an appointment with a physician of your choice for your DOT physical. You are responsible for the cost of the DOT physical. You MUST provide UACCB with a copy of your DOT physical (your health card and the long form) 10 business days prior to attending class

Step 4: Purchase a CDL packet ($50) at any State of Arkansas revenue office. To purchase your packet, you will need your original birth certificate and a second form of ID (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.).

Step 5: UACCB requires that you pass a random urine drug screen before attempting any behind the wheel (BTW) exercises. Call 870-612-2082 to verify that your authorization form for the drug screen has been sent to Sherwood Urgent Care. Do not attempt a drug screen without approval from UACCB. UACCB will cover the cost of the drug screen. Do not pay for the drug screen! 

Class Times (Tuesdays-Thursdays):

The class is from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four (4) weeks or until skills practice (i.e. driving, backing and pre-trip inspection, etc.) is completed. This schedule is tentative and is subject to change. The first week of class will prepare you for the written exam. 

Course Textbooks:

UACCB will provide the JJ Keller student manuals for the online theory instruction.

Students will return their JJ Keller manuals to the UACCB Workforce Training Center, room 1201, upon completion of the ELDT Theory Instruction.

ELDT Theory Instruction and Assessment:

A portion of the training will include online theory instruction and assessment for Class B CDL. Access to reliable internet is necessary. Online (Blackboard) – ELDT theory instruction and assessment for Class B CDL must be completed by date: TBD. This is REQUIRED to obtain your CDL license. Do not schedule your Arkansas State Police driving exam until UACCB releases you for testing. 

Click here to PRINT the Course Syllabus

Beginning the Class B CDL Training

Prior to attending class, a UACCB Staff must verify that you have completed the following:

  • Obtained $50.00 DMV Office - CDL Packet
    • Must present original Birth Certificate to DMV, valid Arkansas driver’s license to DMV, and valid DOT Physical to DMV
  • Must pass an Arkansas State Policy Traffic Violation Background check completed by UACCB - PRINT & SIGN CONSENT FORM
  • Must complete a drug screen authorized by UACCB
  • Must provide evidence of up-to-date DOT Physical (copy of health card and long form) to UACCB

All of the above requirements must be completed and evidence provided 10 business days prior to attending the course. 

For more information, please contact UACCB at 870-612-2082. 

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a refund. 

 

ITCO - Instructor 1 Module 1 | June 4, 6, 11, 13 | 6-10 PM

Free

with Chris Seat

Calendar Jun 4, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville provides fire training for citizens of North Central Arkansas through the White River Fire Training Center. Select training courses are certified through the Arkansas Fire Training Academy (AFTA) in Camden, AR. 

Prerequisites: 

Firefighters must have completed the following prior to this course:

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction to Fire Service and Firefighter Safety 
  • Chapter 5 - Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Lesson Goal: 

This module is required and useful for departments who want to offer in-house training to their firefighters. This course will focus on Instructional Techniques for Company Officers (ICTO). 

Participants will be introduced to the knowledge and skills called for in NFPA 1041, Chapter 4, in the subject area of Instructional Media Aids & Presentations. There will be both classroom and “hands-on” application. Students will show how to use a lesson plan for instructional deliveries. Short presentations and record-keeping practices will also be part of the class. NOTE: There will be a written exam covering the material presented in this module at the end of the training. This module meets the criteria for individuals seeking Certified Training Officer Status. Course length: 16 hours. 

To register for this course, trainees will need their FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). To register or retrieve a FEMA SID, please visit https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID.

Prior to registering for this course, please obtain approval from your Fire Department Chief or Training Officer. The deadline to register is two (2) weeks prior to the class. Per AFTA, if you are not listed on the roster, you cannot attend class! 

For more information, call 870-612-2082 or email firetraining@uaccb.edu

RN to EMT Bridge

$199

with Brandon Foshee

Calendar Jun 24, 2024 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

The RN to EMT bridge course is the fast-track way of allowing health care professionals who wish to advance their careers in EMS by working on a ground or air ambulance and taking their knowledge to where the action and treatment first begins. The health care professionals will be allowed to do online course work over a week and then be trained by other health care providers on EMS equipment before being checked off and testing for their national certification and home state licensure. Note: The hands-on skills check-off can only be done in the state of Arkansas. Download RN to EMT flyer

How you will benefit:

  • After completion of the course you will be able to test for your state licensure and national registration at NAEMT
  • You will have knowledge of Emergency Medical Equipment
  • You will learn to work in a team setting to accomplish a time sensitive goal
  • You will learn scene size up and when to contact additional resources or help
  • You will have the privilege of becoming a large part and a valued member of the emergency response family

The class will consist of an online course review over a period of one month of the EMT course at your pace with an online test at the end of each chapter. Then you will have a hands-on training the following week with other health care professionals in the same field. Ride along time will be provided for those who will need it after class or with prior arrangements.

If this is a challenge that you have been wanting to do, contact us and let’s start making a difference together!

Class fees are as follows:

$199.00 UACCB (enrollment fee for online college course)

$250.00 Survival Flight EMS (equipment fee usage and hands-on instructor training)

Class size is limited and will be offered on a first come basis so don’t wait!

Enrollment is open now. The deadline to register is June 14, 2024. Enrollment is open now to begin the online course review. The online course review must be completed prior to the hands-on skills assessment. The hands-on skills assessment is scheduled for June 24-25 and will be held in Batesville, AR at Survival Flight, Inc. 

Pre-requisites: Must be a current licensed healthcare professional with a valid Basic Life Support CPR certification card. 

This course is a satellite program of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Upon registration, you will be given access by the instructor to Pearson's MyLab Brady to begin the online portion of your coursework. 

For questions, call 870-612-2082. 

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course start date is required to withdraw and receive a refund. 

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR

$99

with Dawn Smith

Calendar Jun 29, 2024 at 9 am

Is your child ready to stay home alone, watch younger brothers and sisters while you’re away from the house, or babysit for younger children? Then maybe it’s time for Safe Sitter®. Safe Sitter® is for boys and girls entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2024 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Instructor Dawn Smith will teach young teens how to practice important safety skills, how to handle emergencies, and how to treat illnesses and injuries. Students will also learn skills such as choking rescue and CPR. In addition, students learn important business skills, like how to screen jobs, set a wage, and work with employers. Each student will receive his/her own Safe Sitter® Student Handbook! This is an in-person class. Seating is limited to 8 students. 

Lunch: This class will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (CST) Students will need to bring a sack lunch and a drink for a 30-minute lunch break. 

Testimonial: “I really like the CPR and the parts where we learned what to do in different situations. This was a great course and I learned a lot. It will definitely be helpful in the future.” Nora Willette, student

About the instructor: Dawn Smith, RN, is the CNA instructor at UACCB and has taught students for more than 12 years, combined. She has two sons, ages 23 and 20. Ms. Smith grew up babysitting as well as caring for two of her younger siblings. Her hobbies include enjoying her family, traveling, bird watching and spending time with her cat. 

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a refund.

"Adventures in Coding" Grades 1-3

$99

with Denise Hogan

Calendar Jul 8, 2024 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Embark on a digital odyssey with Adventures in Coding, tailored for curious minds in grades 1-3 eager to unravel the mysteries of coding! Through engaging, hands-on activities, students will delve into fundamental coding concepts, creating robots, navigating mazes, and even constructing sandcastles and rollercoasters. From making binary keychains to playing innovative games like glow-in-the-dark coding, this course offers a fun-filled journey into the world of technology. Join us to explore, create, and learn the language of the future!

Parental Note:  Kids' College is a summer enrichment program for kids entering grades 1-3 in the Fall of 2024. Limited to 25 students. Registrations will be accepted until the first day of class based on seat availability. 

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: 

Register by May 17, 2024 to receive the early bird discount for 20% off! Use the Promo Code: earlybird24 when you checkout. Click the + sign to update the price. 

Interested in Volunteering for Kids' College?

Volunteers entering 8th grade to adults (over 18) are needed to assist with Kids' College organization, set-up, sorting supplies, serving snacks, clean up, assisting teachers with children's hands-on activities and more. Volunteers receive a certificate for Volunteer Service Hours. Complete application here >> Kids' College Volunteer

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a refund.

For questions, call 870-612-2082. 





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