Customized Training on Demand, Contract Training

Does your company need specific training for a group of employees? SEARK College Workforce Development Center can create specific, tailored contract training to meet the unique needs of your organization and deliver outcomes that increase efficiency, safety and productivity.

Many customized training programs may be eligible for partial reimbursement utilizing the Existing Workers Training Program (EWTP) through the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC).

Computer Applications & Usage

  • Open-enrollment and customized courses in all Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint taught by MOS certified instructors
  • Introductory courses in Windows, file management, and Internet navigation for beginning and limited users
  • Specialized software courses for unique business solutions taught by experienced computer instructors

Business and Industry Training

  • Experienced instructors with years of specialized experience in business and industry
  • Hands-on training with lab instruction and trainer unit application
  • Wide array of technical and industrial training topics with certified instructors
  • HAZWOPER 24 and 8 hour classes and OSHA safety training available
  • Foundations of Customer Service seminar series
  • Quality management and supervisory skills seminars
  • Assist qualifying business and industry to secure training grants
  • Pre-employment skills assessment and training
  • Helping overcome the language barrier with Workplace Spanish courses

Supervisor and Leadership Training

  • Foundations of Supervision
  • Making Sound and Creative Decisions
  • Organizing and Delegating
  • Supervisory Planning
  • Motivating Today’s Employee
  • Leading Employees
  • Understanding Basic Personality and Learning Styles (VARK)
  • Leadership Qualities and Developing Leadership Skills
  • Time Management
  • Improving Communication Skills
  • Handling Conflict
  • Coping with Change and Stress
  • Ethics and Organization Policies
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Understanding Work Groups
  • Appraising Employee Performance
  • Improving Productivity through Cost Control
  • Safety and Accident Prevention

Self-Improvement Training

  • Personal enrichment courses such as Genealogy, Tai Chi, and Food Garnishing
  • Healthcare Provider CPR and Heartsaver First Aid for Daycare Providers training is offered with certification from the American Heart Association

Child Development Associate (CDA)

The Child Development Associate (CDA) is an on-line course providing the student with a broad knowledge base to design programs for children from birth to age five. Applicants need a computer with high speed internet access. All applicants must either be currently working in childcare or have access to the opportunity to fulfill course assignments in a childcare setting. Class begins with an Orientation and continues seven months.

For more information on contract training, contact (870) 543-5950 or email wdcatseark [dot] edu