PRCC offering maritime fitter course in Waveland

PRCC offering maritime fitter course in Waveland

POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from PRCC

Pearl River Community College will offer a Maritime Structural Fitter course at the Hancock Center welding shop, 454 Highway 90 in Waveland.

The course will meet from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, through Monday, July 20. Cost is $250 and will be collected the first day of class.

The class offers an industry recognized maritime structural fitter certificate, including application for 10-hour OSHA certification and application for NCCER certification in the core curriculum, introduction to the maritime industry and Level 1 maritime structural fitter.

Applicants must be 18 by the start date and must undergo a drug screening at their own expense. Screening will be arranged during the first week of class.

Students must provide their own steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, cap, welding gloves, welding shield and long-sleeved shirt.

Tuition assistance is available for qualified students through the Workforce Investment Act. Contact a WIN Job Center and ask about WIA funding or contact Rebekah Jackson at 601-336-2291 or

For a course application, contact Troy Teadt at 228-688-3113, Raymond Jarrell at 228-252-7011 or the Hancock Center at 228-252-7000.