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Hunter Education
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Hunter Education


with Jeff Eddy

Calendar Oct 7, 2023 at 8:30 am

Registration HERE for Hunter Education

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. Call 870-612-2082 for more information. 

Electrical Code Update
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Electrical Code Update


with Arkansas Construction Education Foundation

Calendar Oct 14, 2023 at 8 am

Electrical Code Update covers the most significant changes to the 2023 National Electric Code (NEC). Instructor is Lucas Stewart from the Arkansas Construction Education Foundation (ACEF). If purchased, bring to class your NEC 2023 code book for reference. The course fee is $95 and includes all course materials. To register, call Shannon Frieri at 501-372-1590.


ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification


with Melissa Foster

Calendar Oct 20, 2023 at 8 am

The ServSafe® program provides food safety training for food service managers. In this course, you will earn the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certification accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Instructor Melissa Foster has more than 35 years of food service experience. Ms. Foster is the Food Preparation Supervisor at UACCB, a Certified ServSafe® Instructor Proctor, Certified Dietary Manager and Certified Food Protection Professional. Textbook and exam voucher are included in the cost. Deadline to register is October 16, 2023. For questions, call 870-612-2082. 

Before you come to ServSafe class:

1. Attention: After you have registered for this training, and before you come to ServSafe class, then you will need to create an account with a user ID and password at>>
2. Studying the textbook ahead of time will prepare you for the exam.

On the day of class:
1. Bring to class your book, user ID and password.
2. To take the exam, you must have your user ID and password. 

To prepare for the ServSafe exam, please review the>> Examinee Handbook prior to attending class. 

Cancellations: To cancel a class, five (5) business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a refund. If the ServSafe textbook has been shipped and/or received, a partial refund may apply. 

Testimonial: "Our instructor was really good at asking us if we needed any clarification with anything, and she would interact with the class in a humorous way in order to balance out the rather dry subject matter of the course. Her sense of humor was very much appreciated throughout such a long day." Isaac Tarrant

Class B CDL Driver Training (School Bus and Passenger)


with Dr. Zach Harber

Calendar Nov 14, 2023 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks


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.). 


Step 1: There is zero up front cost to begin this training. This class is limited to 4 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: cdlb23. Select Check Out, then in the upper right corner, select Add promo code and enter the code: cdlb23. 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. 


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 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. 


CDL Hazmat Endorsement


with Steven Huff

UACCB is offering an instructor-led online training course in CDL Hazmat Endorsement. The course is taught by Steven Huff, CDL instructor.   

Hazardous materials are products that pose a risk to health, safety, and property during transportation. Hazardous materials include explosives, various types of gas, solids, flammable and combustible liquid, and other materials. Because of the risks involved and the potential consequences these risks impose, all levels of government regulate the handling of hazardous materials. The course includes the information needed to prepare for the Arkansas Hazardous Materials endorsement test.

This is a self-paced online course. Upon registering, UACCB will grant you access to the class. You will have 30 days from the date of access to complete the training. For questions, call 870-612-2082. 

Click Here to view the course syllabus.

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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