Continuing Education Department
The Continuing Education Department at Arkansas State University sponsors numerous non-credit Continuing Education classes that are designed to meet the needs of the general public. These short-term classes are usually offered at night or on weekends or online and are designed to enhance personal or professional skills. Ten students constitute a class and classes are held upon request by businesses and the general public. Classes are conducted on all three of the ASU-Beebe campuses: Searcy, Beebe and Heber Springs
Class schedules are subject to change and students must contact the Continuing Education Department prior to the start date of each class. Please direct any questions you may have about Continuing Education classes at:
ASU-Beebe: Becky Latting (501) 882-8232
ASU-Heber Springs: Jody Rath (501) 362-1273
ASU-Searcy: Twany Oakes (501)207-6249
The ASU-Heber Springs Electrical Apprenticeship program is a four-year program and is designed for those working in the electrical field and interested in obtaining the electrical journeyman's license. This program was designed by a local electrical committee and approved by the Department of Workforce Education's state apprenticeship offices.
The state of Arkansas requires that a person working in the electrical field must either have a journeyman or master electrician's license or be enrolled in an approved electrical apprenticeship program and working towards that goal.
To qualify for the electrical apprenticeship program, students must be employed by a master or journeyman electrician and getting 2000 on-the-job training hours per year. Tuition is $250 each year with an additional $10 fee each year for an apprenticeship card. For more information or to enroll in the Electrical Apprenticeship Program, contact Jody Rath at 501.362.1273 or email at email@example.com.
The ASU-Heber Springs Plumbing Apprenticeship Program is a four-year program and is taught on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9 p.m. for 160 hours per year. These classes meet at the Latimer Center at 71 Cleburne Park Road, Heber Springs, Arkansas. This program was designed by the Heber Springs Plumbing Apprenticeship Committee and approved by the Department of Workforce Education's state apprenticeship office.
The state of Arkansas requires that a person working in the plumbing field must either have a journeyman or master plumber's license or be enrolled in an approved plumbing apprenticeship program and working towards that goal. To qualify for the plumbing apprenticeship program, students must be employed by a master or journeyman plumber and gaining 2000 on-the-job training hours per year. Tuition is $300 each year. For more information or to enroll in this apprenticeship program, contact Jody Rath at 501-362-1273 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.