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Alonzo Butler, II

  • Hometown: Kissimmee, FL
  • Employer: UA – Pulaski Technical College (NLR)
  • Trade: HVAC Tech
  • Goals: "For my short term goal, I would like to obtain my certification in HVAC and EPA. For my long term goal, I would like to start my own business."

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ACEF is a great pipeline to a new career in the plumbing industry!

A career in plumbing might not seem like the most glamorous profession in the world, but you’d be surprised at how lucrative that it can be! In an uncertain job market, the skilled trades continue to be in demand, and that’s unlikely to change. In fact, they are practically recession proof! With the large amounts of residential and commercial construction taking place throughout Arkansas, there will always be demand for plumbers, who will continue to command competitive wages as our communities keep developing.

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Like working with your hands? A Carpentry apprenticeship could be a perfect fit!

If you’re a hard worker that’s interested in pursuing an exciting new career, carpentry is an excellent choice! With the large amounts of new construction that are taking place throughout the state of Arkansas, there are plenty of quality jobs that employers are desperate to fill, and in these difficult times, the skilled trades are practically recession-proof.

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There are a shocking number of opportunities for new electricians, and we can help you learn the trade!

Even though technology continues progressing beyond what we ever imagined would be possible, the basic skills needed for the electrical trade haven’t changed that much. All of the computers and new high tech devices still need to be safely and reliably powered, and those tasks still require well-trained human technicians to keep them running.

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