Three programs: Electrical Apprenticeship, Residential Construction Apprenticeship Program (RCAP) and Plumbing Apprenticeship Program.
Classes to help adults improve their basic skills in reading and math.
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (CNA):
Four week instruction with certificate upon completion. This joint venture with ATU-Ozark and the Fort Smith Adult Education Center includes: CNA test preparation, books, classroom/lab instruction and certification exam. The cost is $800 and financial assistance will be provided if requirements are met. Interviews with potential employers will be available at the conclusion of the course.
COLLEGE AND CAREER COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course focuses on college planning, job seeking, resume writing, and employability skills.
This course allows students additional studying opportunities. Before enrolling, students must take twelve (12) hours of classes at the Center.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL):
Classes in English as a Second Language are designed for persons over the age of 18 whose native language is not English.
A parent engagement program for families with children in Pre-K through 5th grade that assist parents with ESL, communication skills, health and financial literacy, U.S. Citizenship, community resources and more!
Test in four (4) areas: Reasoning through Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Math. Official GED testing costs $4.00 per test; ask about vouchers when scheduling test(s)! An Express program is available for those who qualify!
Civics class to help you prepare for Citizenship and Naturalization processes.
WORKFORCE ALLIANCE FOR GROWTH IN THE ECONOMY (WAGE):
This course helps students with obtaining or retaining a job, job searching, interview skills, building a resume, and exploring career options.
- The mission of the Fort Smith Adult Education Center (FSAEC) is to prepare students to successfully transition to higher education, career-readiness, and the workforce.
- For more information about specific programs, call (479) 785-1232.
- Scholarship opportunities available, contact the SNAP Case Manager and/or TANF Career Coach.