Tyson Foods and ACEF Partner on New Industrial Electrician Program

By Arkansas NEXT on Friday, September 25, 2020

Jacob Slaton
Kateland Terry is in charge of electrical systems in the offal area of Tyson Food's Pine Bluff facility.

If you're interested in an opportunity to work for one of the biggest companies in Arkansas, there's a special new program worth considering.

The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation and Tyson Foods have partnered to create a new high school industrial maintenance program in Arkansas. The four-year program allows students to learn valuable skills in industrial electrical instrumentation, combining classroom and on-the-job training. And with the COVID-19 pandemic, new online learning options have been created.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to sit for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Industrial Electrical Journey License. Graduates of the program will also receive up to 30 hours of college credit to put towards a degree.

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