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University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville

2022 Workforce Training

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. 

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

Adobe Certified Professional
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Adobe Certified Professional


with Career Training Online

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There is a strong demand for Adobe Creative Suite skills. In this Adobe Certified Professional course, you will learn five of the most often used Adobe programs: Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Animate (formerly Flash). You will also read short lessons, complete exercises, watch video demos and reviews of exercises, take quizzes and exams, and complete a project.

By focusing on these five programs, you will learn how to put all the parts and pieces together to develop the Adobe Creative Suite skills needed to become a professional in the design field. Becoming an Adobe Certified Professional will show you are ready to amaze clients, employers, and collaborators with proof of your skillset using the world's most creative desktop apps.

Upon completing this course, you will be ready to take the five Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) certification exams. This course offers enrollment with vouchers. The voucher is prepaid access to sit for the certifying exam upon eligibility. Proctor fees may apply, which are not included. Learn more about this online course >>

Adobe Photoshop Essentials
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Adobe Photoshop Essentials


with LERN Courses Online

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This fundamental course covers Adobe Photoshop CC most commonly used tools, menus and panels. You’ll learn all the basics of Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Impress your business organization, friends and family by enhancing their photos and create magazine cover quality enhanced images. Learn more about this online course >>

This course can be taken individually or with two additional courses: Adobe InDesign Essentials and Adobe Illustrator Essentials to earn a complete Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate.

Advanced Data Analysis
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Advanced Data Analysis


with LERN Courses Online

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After taking this advanced course in Data Analysis, you will be able to perform inquiries that will be useful to your business or organization and have the skill necessary to communicate these results through graphs and text that your fellow employees will understand. Take the guesswork out of important company decisions and make decisions based on the statistically significant information. Learn more about this online course >>

This course can be taken individually or combined with two additional courses: Introduction to Data Analysis and Intermediate Data Analysis to earn a Data Analysis Certificate

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