Take pipefitting, welding courses at night

July 10, 2013 - 4:13pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer after-hours pipefitting and welding courses during the fall semester on the Poplarville campus.
  The pipefitting course will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, beginning Aug. 12 and ending Nov. 27.
  The course offers an industry recognized certificate in pipefitting, including applications for a 10-hour OSHA certification and NCCER certification in the core curriculum of introductory craft skills, Level 1 and Level 2 pipefitting.
  Applicants for the pipefitting course must have a Career Readiness Certificate rated silver or higher. CRC testing is offered free of charge at the Woodall Advanced Technology Center, 906 Sullivan Dr. in Hattiesburg.
  The welding course will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, beginning Aug. 12 and ending Dec. 11.
  It offers an industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for a 10-hour OSHA certification and NCCER certification in the core curriculum of introductory craft skills and the Level 1 modules of welding safety, oxyfuel cutting, SMAW equipment and setup, SMAW electrode, SMAW beads and fillet welds and SMAW groove welds with backing.
  The fee for either course is $250 payable by check, cash or money order on the first day of class. Students must provide a drug screen at their own expense during the first week of class.
  Applications can be obtained and fees paid by contacting Gloria Wasmund at 601-403-1241 or by going to the Career Education Building on Wildcat Drive on the Poplarville campus.
  There will be no refunds after the first day of class.

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