Partners & resources

The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation partners with many outside agencies and groups to provide services for construction trade personnel. From government agencies to educational resources, ACEF is dedicated to being a centralized resource for all your informational needs.



SkillsUSA Inc.
14001 SkillsUSA Way
Leesburg, Virginia 20176-5494

(703) 777-8810 Phone
(703) 777-8999 Fax


U.S. Department of Labor -Employment and Training Administration

Cynthia McClain, Interim State Director
700 W. Capital Ave., Rm. 3507
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 324-5415 Phone
(501) 324-5416 Fax

Arkansas Department of Labor and licensing

900 W. Capitol Ave., Ste. 400 Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-4500

  • Board of Electrical Examiners
  • Code Enforcement
  • Occupation Safety and Health
  • Labor Standards

Arkansas Department of Health - Protective Health Codes

State Health Building
4815 West Markham, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
(501) 661-2642

Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board

4100 Richards Road
N. Little Rock, AR 72117
(501) 372-4661

Arkansas Office of skills development

1 Commence Way
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 683-1152

1 S. Orange Ave, Ste 301
Orlando, FL 32801

(855) 616-1159 

The construction industry faces a unique set of occupational hazards in all the trades it employs. With asbestos being one of the leading hazards, every worker should be aware of his/her materials or job-site conditions.

To find out more about the potential health risks of asbestos exposure and the materials that may still contain it, follow the link below to an article written by

Protected health codes plumbing and natural gas

4815 W. Markham St. Slot 24
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 661-2642

The Department of Health provides consultation to local public health officials, architects, engineers, and other construction-related professions regarding sanitary plumbing and natural gas systems. We supervise the inspection program for newly constructed public and private facilities throughout the state for compliance with Plumbing and Fuel Gas Codes and provide testing and certification of various plumbing-related licenses, such as Master/Journeyman, city inspectors, and gas fitters. The department is responsible for publishing codes, rules, and regulations for licensing, and conducts plumber and gas-related training programs.

Arkansas Department of Career Education

Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-1360

  • Information about Apprenticeships and Applied Science throughout the state of Arkansas.

  • Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE) -A work readiness program providing workforce skills to unemployed and underemployed Arkansans.

  • Arkansas Adult Learning Resource Center (AALRC)– Provides GED, ESL and job skills training in 51 locations across Arkansas.

  • State Approving Agency for Veterans Training, and information about training for Arkansas veterans


Employment Information

The links listed below are to help our apprentices and other job seekers find jobs or other information. Many of these websites allow you to post resumes online and/or complete an online employment application. Some even offer tips and tutorials to increase your marketability as an employee!

Educational Resources

The links below are for resources that extend activities in the classroom. Some websites offer free quizzes and problems, while others offer insight into difficult concepts. These websites are great resources to find answers to questions when your journeyman or instructor are not available.

other resources

Mike HOlt

For over 40 years Mike Holt has been helping electrical professionals, by providing powerful training solutions for companies, individuals and schools. Whether you’re a student opening the code book for the first time, an electrician looking to take an exam, a journeyman looking to get to the next level, or an instructor training the next generation, we are here to help you with classes, books, videos, and training solutions.

Arkansas division of workforce Service

The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services is a division of the Arkansas Department of Commerce and consists of four major sections, including Workforce Services, Adult Education, Arkansas Rehabilitation Services, and Services for the Blind. Each section is responsible for the administration of multiple state and federal grants, along with the programs they fund, and the services they provide to Arkansans.

Adult Education

Find an Adult Education Center near you, and learn more about FREE programs and services that can prepare you to Move Ahead. Call or visit your local center today where they can help you explore free job training opportunities, prepare you for college, and improve your English-language skills. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hours and operations may vary. If you have any questions, or cannot find your center at the link above, give us a call at 1-877-963-4GED (4433).