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Heartsaver® CPR AED


with Cathy Shonk

Calendar Apr 15, 2021 at 5 pm

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) use. The training includes infant CPR and how to relieve choking in adults, children and infants. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training. Participants are asked to bring their cell phones to download the QCPR learner app and watch their progress as they practice CPR. A Heartsaver® CPR e-card will be issued upon successful completion of the course. The registration fee includes book and supplies.

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ServSafe® Manager Certification Exam Re-Take


with Melissa Foster

Calendar Apr 16, 2021 at 2 pm

Students can earn the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). The purchase of an “Exam Access Code” is a unique, one-time use number which the examinee must enter into the computer to access the exam. Only Registered ServSafe® Instructors or Proctors may administer the ServSafe® Online Exam. Either proctors or examinees may purchase Exam Access Codes. Purchased Exam Access Codes will be emailed directly to the purchaser’s email address. Purchase of the ServSafe® Online Exam Voucher also includes administration, processing and a ServSafe® certificate upon successful completion of the exam. Note: Five business days' notice prior to the course starting date is required to withdraw and receive a full 100% refund. Deadline to register: April 13. 

Things to know before you retest:  

1. Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to exam time. 
2. Bring to class your book, user ID and password. 
3. If you unable to login, this may prevent you from taking the exam. 

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR


with Cathy Shonk

Calendar May 1, 2021 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 in grades 6-8 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Safe Sitter® teaches 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!

Note: This class will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be a 30-minute lunch break, so please make sure to bring a sack lunch. 



with Cathy Shonk

Calendar May 11, 2021 at 6 pm

Safe@Home is ideal for students in grades 4-6 that have expressed interest in assuming the responsibility of staying home alone. Safe@Home program teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students are also introduced to the Safe Sitter® First Aid Chart and will learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Each student will receive his/her own Safe@Home student booklet. Upon completion of the class, a digital certificate of completion will be emailed to the student. This class will be from 6-7:30 p.m. This is an in-person class but can be taken virtually (upon request) for an additional $5 shipping fee for the class booklet. If attending virtually, when registering, select the virtual option. Deadline to register: April 30.

Basic Life Support (BLS)


with Cathy Shonk

Calendar May 13, 2021 at 5 pm

The Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification course provides healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant patients. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support digital certificate. This course meets the requirements for healthcare professionals. 

First Responder


with Jennifer Davidek

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

UACCB’s Community Education division will present a 48-hour First Responder hybrid course June 7-July 15. Course instruction will be presented in a blended format of 6 in-person classes from 5-9 p.m. Monday evenings and 6 On-Demand, online sessions that can be accessed at your convenience. Online sessions will allow you time to discuss your coursework, get all your questions answered, learn skills from the instructor(s) and chat with your peers. This course meets the National Emergency Medical Responder curriculum guidelines. Instructor, Ms. Jennifer Davidek, UACCB EMS Program Director. Textbook included. There are no pre-requisites required for this course. Deadline to register is May 26.

First Responder training includes the following:

  • Emergency care for trauma patients
  • Splinting techniques
  • Bleeding control
  • Rescue procedures
  • Patient stabilization and transport
  • Medical and trauma assessments

For more information, call 870-612-2082 or email

Class B CDL School Bus Training


with Paul Barrett

Calendar Jun 15, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

School bus drivers are needed in almost every school district in the state of Arkansas. UACCB is offering a 20-hour training course for those interested in pursuing a Class B Commercial Driving License with a School Bus Endorsement. The course covers the general knowledge portion of the CDL exam as well as the school bus, passenger and air brakes endorsements. A Class B license will enable you to drive any vehicle (including dump trucks) that is greater than 26,001 lbs. To register, you must be 18 years old and have a current, valid Arkansas driver's license. Class times for June 15, 17, 24 is 4-8 p.m. and June 26 is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Course Syllabus for Class B CDL Training

Boater Education
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Boater Education


with Chuck Long

Calendar Jun 18, 2021 at 9 am

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Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1986 and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat, must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat or sailboat on Arkansas water. To operate a motorboat powered by an engine of 10 horsepower or more, a person must be 12 or older or be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old. To operate a personal watercraft, a person must be 16 or older, be 12 to 15 years old and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 18 years old, or be under 12 and be under the direct supervision of a person at least 21 years old. There is no specific age requirement to enroll in boater education but the curriculum is based on a sixth-grade reading level. Instructor is Chuck Long, North Central Regional Education Coordinator instructor.

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