UACCM Workforce Development and Community Education

Workforce Development

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The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton’s department of Workforce Development and Community Education offers educational and training opportunities outside the scope of credit programs. Knowledgeable, capable employees are the cornerstone of exceptional businesses. UACCM can be an ally when it comes to teaching employees the unique skills your business needs for future success.

UACCM’s Workforce Development provides cost-efficient skills training to meet company needs. Training can be held on campus or at your place of business. Customized opportunity begins with a needs assessment to identify gaps or areas for improvement in skills and efficiency. Contact the department of Workforce Development and Community Education today to schedule your assessment.

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    The Leadership Development Academy uses well-researched, experience-tested concepts and curricula to develop current and future leaders for business and industry and presents it in a flexible way allowing an organization to customize the academy to best meet needs.

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    The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton is an American Welding Society (AWS) Accredited Test Facility. This accreditation authorizes UACCM to conduct AWS Welding qualification and certification tests in accordance with AWS D1.1 and any code, standard, or WPS as appropriate. The AWS issues the certification.

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    The UACCM Commercial Driver Training Program prepares you for not only the commercial driver licenses written and skills exam, but prepares you to be a safe driver.

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    Develop the skills for heavy equipment operators and earn nationally recognized credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research. Each level of training is 16-20 weeks.

Any training can be customized as needed. Contact the department of Workforce Development and Community Education for more information or to discuss any training need that exists.

Open Enrollment Skills Training

We also provide general business/industry trainings as open enrollment so multiple companies can take advantage of the training opportunities; which is especially beneficial to smaller companies that may not have a large enough employee base to do customized training.

Workforce Training Center

The UACCM Workforce Training Center is a 53,843 square foot training facility housing classrooms, lab space in four of our high demand, high wage programs (Auto Service Technology, Welding, HVAC, and Industrial Maintenance and Mechanics Technology), a conference room, and Tyson Training Hall. Tyson Training Hall is an open-floor 5,000 square foot space with a 16-foot overhead door for easy access of bringing in large equipment for training purposes. UACCM Workforce Training Center is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver rated building and the first fully commissioned building on the UACCM campus.

A few other features of the training center are:

  • 54 welding booths located both indoor and outdoor to mimic actual working conditions
  • 11 auto lifts with center room for additional vehicles
  • HVAC outdoor garden area housing approximately 30 units donated by our industry partners
  • Three industrial mechanics and maintenance labs for classroom and hands-on learning to take place simultaneously

Facilities are accessible to business/industry for training purposes outside of UACCM offerings. More information may be found on the Facility Usage/Rental Page.

UACCM and the training center are conveniently located near I-40. Once on the UACCM campus, the workforce training center is located off Timberwolf Drive.