AEDC State Training Programs
The Training and Quality Management Division of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) offers two customized training programs to meet the needs of Arkansas’s new, expanding, and existing businesses and industries.
Consortia - as well as individual companies - are eligible for training grants from the Department's Existing Workforce Training Program. Currently there are 12 active consortia, plus two more being developed.
Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate Program
Employers are constantly seeking a competitive edge. They need employees who are workplace ready and have the foundational skills necessary for success. An Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate ensures that a newly-hired employee has the skills required for 21st century jobs.