1. Where do 3D classes take place?
Classes take place at the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute (CAHMI) at UA - Pulaski Technical College’s South Campus, located at 13000 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR.
2. What services do you provide?
We provide classroom and laboratory (kitchen) instruction in pre-employment skills leading to certification in a variety of culinary and hospitality functions. We also provide instruction in critical thinking skills, independent functioning and the professionalism needed in the workplace. Our classes involve instruction, hands-on lab practice, individual planning and coaching and student mentoring.
3.What are the days and hours/frequency of class?
Our classes run Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., following the University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College semester schedules, with the same holidays and vacations.
4. How do I know whether I am eligible?
Eligible students have a documented developmental disability. You may download or request an application packet by mail, which contains a checklist of required materials. If you meet the criteria outlined in the packet, you may be asked to come in for an interview to determine whether the program is a good fit for you and whether the program can benefit you.
5. How long do I attend the classes?
UA - Pulaski Tech 3D program is an eighteen-month program where students earn a certificate in basic hospitality, plus optional certificates in areas of specialization. Students may take longer than two years to reach their desired level of certification, depending on their career interests.
6. How is UA - Pulaski Tech 3D funded?
3D is a tuition-based program with a variety of funding streams available to applicants for tuition reimbursement. We are able to bill Medicaid for some adult development services provided. Scholarships are also available.
7. Will I be safe on campus?
All UA-PTC police officers are ALETA-certified officers who have undergone extensive training and have the same powers as other certified law enforcement officers in the State of Arkansas. UA-Pulaski Tech has a police department on campus that continuously monitors the safety of all our students.
8. What if it doesn't work out?
In the event the staff feels that you are not benefiting from the program or that you are in need of services not provided by 3D, a meeting will be held with you and your family and appropriate referrals made. If your behavior becomes a serious problem and interferes with the program and other students, you may be asked to leave.