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PRCC to teach welding in Poplarville

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer an evening welding course in Poplarville during the fall semester.

The class will meet from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 14 and ending Nov. 15, at the welding shop in the Career Education Building on the Poplarville campus. Cost is $250.

Enrollment requires a completed application, a clean five-panel drug screen at the student’s expense and receipt for full payment from the PRCC business office on the Poplarville campus. Applications can be obtained by telephoning Sheila Smith at 601 403-1241 or Cheryl Frierson at 601 403-1113.

All three items must be turned in together to Smith at the Career Education Building on Wildcat Drive on the Poplarville campus.

The course offers an industry-recognized welding certificate, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and AWS structural certification.

Students must be 18 by the first day of class and provide welding shield, gloves and cap; steel-toed shoes, long-sleeve shirt, ear plugs and safety glasses.

Tuition assistance may be available through a WIN Job Center or the Department of Human Services SNAP Employment and Training Funds. For information on applying for tuition assistance, contact Sonya Hunt at (601)336-0069



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