The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation (ACEF) was chartered in 1994 as
a non‐profit educational affiliate of ABC of Arkansas with the primary goal of attracting and training young people and those displaced from other industries for careers in the construction
Training Craft Professionals
The Foundation utilizes apprenticeship training to produce
professional craft men and women. The training programs are either two or four years in
duration and include both classroom and on‐the‐job training. All ACEF apprenticeship training
is accredited by the National Center for Construction Education and Research; certified by the
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship; and recognized by the Arkansas
Department of Career Education.
ACEF instructors provide OSHA approved training in an interactive format
that helps field and office personnel recognize jobsite hazards and retain knowledge of hoe to
control those hazards. The courses include OSHA 10‐ and 30‐hour Construction Outreach, as
well as Safety Orientation and specialized safety training.
ACEF provides career advancement opportunities through
courses designed to train individuals in the core competencies needed by construction project
managers and jobsite supervisors. These competencies include: interpersonal skills, problem
solving, planning, scheduling, resource control and safety.
ACEF courses are held in Forrest City, Fort Smith, Jonesboro, Little Rock,
Morrilton, Siloam Springs, Springdale and Texarkana.
For more information call (501) 372‐1590 or (800) 240‐2730
or contact us throught our Contact Form