Workshops and Seminars


Courses available in-house or multi-employer!

ACEF is dedicated to the education needs of the construction industry through the development of Safety Training, Management Education Seminars and Continuing Education Workshops. Whether you are a contractor requiring 75 employees to become OSHA certified or a journeyman requiring an 8 hour continuing education workshop for license renewal, ACEF has the program for you.

If our scheduled, multi-employer courses do not fit your schedule or you have a need for a program specifically designed for your company, ACEF can partner with you to develop programs that will address those needs. Contact us at (501) 372-1590 for more information.

OSHA Safety Training


OSHA 10-hour Construction Outreach

This course will qualify an employee to become a competent safety person on commercial and residential construction jobsites. They will be able to recognize and correct safety hazards.

OSHA 30-hour Construction Outreach

This course will provide personnel with knowledge of mandatory OSHA standards, help personnel examine workplace conditions to make sure they conform to applicable standards and assist personnel in establishing or updating operating procedures and required employee training.

NFPA 70-E Safety Workshop

This course provides information and training required of employees and employers working on live electrical circuits. The topics covered include: ARC-flash hazards, Personal Protective Equipment, Approach Boundaries, Energized Work Permits, and other required knowledge.

Construction Education Outreach Programs


Continuing Education Workshop for Electricians

This 8-hour course highlights the more significant changes to the NEC with the adoption of the 2014 version of the code; including a discussion of the practical application of these changes. Our instructors are Terry Waldrop, CPE and Anthony Soto.  They represent over 57 years of electrical experience in the industry.

This workshop is offered frequently throughout the year and at various locations across the state. The course has been approved by the following agencies: Arkansas Board of Electrical Examiners, Oklahoma Construction Industries Board and Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulation. The schedule for upcoming workshops is available.

Management Education Series

A unique, new series of management education courses being designed in collaboration with UALR's Construction Management Program, ACEF and Associated Builders and Contractors. Intended for Project Managers and Jobsite Supervisors, this series is being developed to grow the critical competencies needed by managers of Arkansas construction firms and the follow-up to assist managers with the implementation of what they have learned.

Motor Controls
This seminar focuses on different methods of starting motors; reading and understanding schematic and ladder diagrams; working with commonly used pilot devices; troubleshooting, and many additional topics. This seminar is scheduled "on demand" and is held at various locations across the state.

Basic Electrical Estimating

This 24-hour course focuses on electrical estimating for new construction projects.  The course is tailored for new estimators and small shop electrical contractors who wish to develop organized and consistent skills in estimating and bid materials.  Our instructor for this course is Terry Waldrop, CPE.  Mr. Waldrop is a Certified Professional Estimator with The American Society of Professional Estimators.  Click here to view a copy of our course schedule that you can download.