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University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville

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Plumbing Apprenticeship


with Jeff Dickey

Calendar Sep 1, 2022 at 6 pm

Course Requirements

  • Applicants are required to be employed by a licensed Master Plumber
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent 

Step 1: In order to become a registered plumbing apprentice with the U.S. Department of Labor, open this fillable form and complete Part A with your employer. Then, print the form and email/scan to 

Step 2: Print the work process schedule and apprenticeship agreement, complete and email/scan to 

Step 3: Apprentices must register with Arkansas Department of Health to receive health card. Print this form, complete with your employer and mail check or money order for the $25 license fee to the address listed at the top of the form.

Step 4: After Steps 1-3 are completed, click "Register" to enroll in the course.  

For questions, call 870-612-2081. 

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

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Electrical Code Update
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Electrical Code Update


with Arkansas Construction Education Foundation

Calendar Oct 1, 2022 at 8 am

Electrical Code Update covers the most significant changes to the 2020 National Electric Code (NEC). Instructor is Lucas Stewart from the Arkansas Construction Education Foundation (ACEF). Bring to class your NEC 2020 code book for reference. The course fee is $95 and includes all course materials. To register, call Kathy Fulks 501-372-1590.


Introduction to Welding


with Loyd Barry

Calendar Oct 4, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Welding instructor Loyd Barry will teach an 8-hour course that includes an introduction to the machines, metal preparation and welding butt and T-joints. No prior welding experience is necessary. Minimum age is 15. Welding helmet or hood, safety glasses and a welding jacket will be provided. However, you are welcome to bring your own supplies, i.e. work boots to protect feet, leather gloves, helmet or hood, thick cotton top, long sleeve jacket or shirt. 

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

Introduction to Embroidery


with Deann Castleberry

Calendar Oct 6, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this introductory embroidery class, Instructor Deann Castleberry will teach you how to embroider names, initials and patterns onto clothing and household items. Feel free to bring your own machine or items you wish to embroider. This class will be held on Thursday nights. 

Register today to receive a 25% discount. Use Promo Code: UACCB 2022

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

Hunter Education
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Hunter Education


with Jeff Eddy

Calendar Oct 8, 2022 at 8:30 am

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This free class sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is required for anyone born after 1968. To hunt in Arkansas, you must complete a hunter education course and carry a valid hunter education card. Youth under age 16 may hunt without hunter education as long as they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is 21 years of age. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in hunter education but the curriculum is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Registration online is required. 

Future Fit Program


with James E. Piety

Calendar Oct 10, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 4 weeks


Future Fit is a program designed to enhance technical skills for individuals who seek a career in advanced manufacturing. Access a printable information flyer

Learn more about:

  • Technology
  • Arithmetic & Mathematics
  • Safety
  • Thinking skills
  • Basic Print Reading
  • Machine Operations
  • Academic
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Qualities


Future Fit provides the training to obtain the skills needed to be competitive when looking for entry-level employment in the field of manufacturing regardless of your job history. 

Future Fit trainees will be screened for participation in the Working for Independence (WIN) Grant program which provides pre-employment training support and wraparound services designed to reduce employment barriers through a three-stage process. Stage 1 consists of 96 hours of on-campus training, Stage 2 consists of 160 hours of on-the-job training, and Stage 3 consists of full-time employment with an hourly pay up to $2.00 above the standard base hourly pay if employed by a participating business/industry partner.

Qualifying WIN Grant participants will receive the following incentives and services:

  • Up to $150 per week paid stipend during Stage 1 (campus-based training) for participants that successfully complete the course learning requirements.*
  • Up to $50 per week in paid fuel stipend during Stage 1 (campus-based training) for participants that successfully complete the training requirements.*
  • Up to $75 per week paid stipend during Stage 2 (on-the-job training) for up to four weeks of verified work attendance.*
  • Access to supportive services and outpatient treatment for those directly or indirectly affected by substance abuse disorders.

*Successful completion of WIN program criteria required to earn stipends. WIN program funds are provided through a WORC (Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities) 3-DRA Grant funded through U.S. Department of Labor.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Career Readiness Certificate - bronze or better
  • Transportation to/from UACCB


Future Fit is absolutely free! There is no cost to the participant. 


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Although there is no guarantee of employment, you should be actively seeking and willing to consider full time job opportunities in the field of manufacturing at the conclusion of the training. UACCB actively works with the following businesses to connect trainees with employment opportunities:

  • Intimidator, Inc.
  • Bad Boy Mowers
  • Lacroix Optical
  • Flowers Baking Company
  • Bowman Handles
  • Peco Foods
  • Georges, Inc.
  • Custom Craft Poultry
  • Future Fuel Chemical Company


For more information, call 870-612-2074 or email

A to Z Grant Writing
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A to Z Grant Writing


with Ed2Go Online

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Learn the ins and outs of grant writing from a veteran grant writer. This course will provide the experience and skills you need to become a successful grant writer as you learn to put together stand-out proposals that will encourage funds from donors. Learn more about this online course >>

Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers
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Accounting and Finance for Non Financial Managers


with LERN Courses Online

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Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Learn more about this online course >>

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