Partners and 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 providing a one-stop place for all your informational needs.

Federal and State Apprenticeship Agencies


U.S. Department of Labor; Employment and Training Administration
Dudley Light, Office of Apprenticeship
State Director, Arkansas
700 W. Capital Ave., Rm 3507
Little Rock, AR 72201
light.dudley@dol.gov
(501) 324-5415 Office
(501) 324-5416 Fax

Arkansas Department of Labor
10421 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 682-4500

• Board of Electrical Examiners
• Arkansas State Prevailing Wage Laws and Regulations

Arkansas Department of Health; Protective Health Codes
State Health Building
4815 West Markham, Slot #24
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
(501) 661-2642

Arkansas Department of Career Education
Three Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-1360

• Apprenticeship and Applied Science Information about apprenticeship throughout the state of Arkansas.
• Workforce Allliance 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 Provides information concerning Arkansas veteran's training.

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

Employment Information


The links listed below are to help you, our apprentices, find jobs or to supply you with information if you are unemployed. Many of these websites allow you to post resumes online and/or complete an online employment application. Some even offer tips and tutorials to make you more attractive as an employee. We hope these links are helpful.

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
Arkansas Joblink
Arkansas State Government Jobs
Little Rock Help Wanted Website
America Jobs: Federal Jobs in Arkansas
USA Jobs: Federal Jobs in Arkansas

Educational Resources


The links below are to provide our apprentices with resources beyond the classroom. Some websites offer free quizzes and problems while others offer insight into difficult concepts. These websites are great places to find answers to questions whenever your journeyman or instructor are not available.

• Contren Connnect Online resource library for the NCCER curriculum and online assignments for ACEF apprentices working out-of-town .
National Center for Construction Education and Research. The NCCER provides industry-driven standardized craft training programs. The NCCER partners with ACEF to bring portable training credentials to our apprentices.
Mike Holt National Electrical Code explanations, training and tips.
Tom Henry seminars, books, and free practice exams for electricians.
The Plumber.com.  A general forum for plumbers with questions or problems, including a discussion board to find advice.