Welcome to the Arkansas Environmental Training Academy's Webpages!

The Arkansas Environmental Training Academy is the designated Environmental Training Center for the State of Arkansas and is a training division of Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden, Arkansas. The AETA is made up of five divisions: Water, Wastewater, Backflow Prevention, Solid Waste Management and Environmental Health & Safety. Training provided by the AETA is accredited by state and federal licensing agencies.

I invite you to browse through our webpages pages and plan your training year. If the Academy can be of assistance to your facility do not hesitate to call on us.


  • BASF Corporation, W. Memphis, in conjunction with the Arkansas Environmental Training Academy, is sponsoring a 2 Day Water/Wastewater Seminar June 16-17, 2015. This Seminar has been approved for 16-hours of Direct training by the Arkansas Department of Health and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality for Operator License renewal is (Open to Public) Click here for details.
  • Class III Wastewater Class May 4-8, 2015 - The AETA has scheduled a Class III Wastewater Class for May 4-8, 2015. This class is open to the public. There is no fee to attend. To register for this class please contact Letitia Rusch at (870) 574-4550 or e-mail lrusch@sautech.edu.