Interested in learning more about the electrical industry? You’ve come to the right place!
With so much new construction taking place in The Natural State, becoming an electrician means having your choice of steady, high-paying work. The demand for skilled tradespeople is at an all-time high, and continuing to grow! The U.S. Department of Labor projects 9% growth in the field through 2026, and median earnings in Arkansas exceed $40,000 a year!
The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation is always looking for self-starters who enjoy working with both their hands and their heads, and we offer a number of apprenticeships and high quality training programs to help you launch a new career in numerous trades, including Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, HVAC, Electronic Systems Technology, Building Maintenance, and Industrial Maintenance.
When you start out as an Apprentice Electrician, we work with you every step of the way to set you up for success. We’ll provide you the training that you need to meet the licensure requirements of the Arkansas Department of Labor, Board of Electrical Examiners. An Electrician Apprenticeship is a four-year program that includes 640 hours of classroom instruction at your choice of Electrical Training center in several locations throughout Arkansas, and 8,000 hours of on-the-job training in the field working with the most skilled electricians in the industry.Once you complete your training program, you will be granted a “release to test,” and can submit an application to sit for the journeyman electrician’s exam.
At ACEF, our apprenticeship courses are recognized by the Arkansas Department of Career Education, and accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research.The innovative NCCER curriculum includes a combination of knowledge-based exams and a “hands-on” performance evaluation. You’ll be tested on what you know, and not what you can memorize. And once you’ve completed your program, we offer career placement services to help you start your exciting new career! In fact, most of our graduates find jobs right away at the companies where they apprenticed, and employers appreciate how well-prepared that they are starting on day one!
For more information, call us today at (501) 372-1590, or contact us online.