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  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering four workforce development summer courses on the Poplarville campus.
  Electrical, plumber’s helper and welding will be offered from May 19 through July 24; pipefitting will run from June 2 - July 24.
  Applicants for all courses must be 18 and provide a current drug test at their own expense. Students who complete the courses will be qualified to apply for the 10-hour OSHA certification.
  Fee for the electrical course is $150. Students must provide 1/4-inch flat screwdriver, #2 Phillips screwdriver, 9-inch lineman pliers or equivalent, electrician’s or box knife and small analog meter. Students will be eligible to apply for NCCER certification in introductory craft skills core curriculum and Level 1 modules - electrical safety, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction drawings and residential electrical service.
  The fee for the plumber’s helper class is $100. Students must provide clear safety classes. They will be eligible for NCCER certification in introductory craft skills core curriculum and plumbing modules - blueprint reading for plumbers, plumbing math, plumbing layouts, supply and sewer lines.
  Fee for welding is $300. Students must have welding shield, welding gloves, welding cap, steel-toed shoes, long sleeve shirt, ear plugs and safety glasses. They will be eligible for basic lift truck operator OSHA certification along with NCCER certification in introductory craft skills core curriculum and welding.
  Fee for the pipefitting course is $300. Students must provide steel-toed shoes, clear safety glasses, welding cap, welding gloves, long sleeve snap shirt and tape measure. Completion of the course will allow students to apply for basic lift truck operator OSHA certification along with NCCER certification in introductory craft skills core curriculum, Level 1 and Level 2 pipefitting.
  The welding and pipefitting courses are eligible for WIA tuition assistance for students who qualifty. For information on WIA assistance, contact Rebekah Jackson at 601 336-2291 or rejackson@prcc.edu.
  For applications and other questions, contact Gloria Wasmund at 601 403-1241 or gwasmund@prcc.edu.

 
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