Holmes Community College is offering evening welding courses at the Attala Center in Kosciusko beginning Tuesday, Aug. 22. The course, taught by Tim Townsend, cost $250. Students will receive a certificate of completion upon finishing the six-week course. The class will be taught on Tuesday and Thursday nights 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Individuals will be introduced to safety in welding, welding equipment set-up, electrode selection and classification, oxy-fuel cutting/set-up/operations, general fabrication and general blue print reading. Emphasis will be on technique, proper welding position and set-up operations. Individuals must provide their own personal safety equipment, which includes: hearing protection, leather boots, a welding jacket (or long-sleeved 100 percent cotton shirt) and denim jeans or 100 percent cotton pants. No tennis shoes will be permitted.
To reserve a spot, contact Kim Fowler at [email protected] or (662) 290-0808.