The Holmes Community College Yazoo County Educational Center is offering a variety of courses and a community enrichment class during the spring of 2020. Course offerings include: HVAC, Brick Masonry and Residential Wiring. The community enrichment course will be a "Still Life with Flowers" painting workshop.
The HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) course will run Feb. 4-March 12. The six-week, 30-hour class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. The course, which cost $150, is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering departments or private firms installing, maintaining and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating and refrigeration systems.
The six-week Brick Masonry course will meet from Feb. 25-April 2 on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. This program is also 30 hours, and costs $40. Topics covered include: an introduction to materials/processes used in the masonry trade; safety concerns specific to the trade; basic techniques for mixing mortar and laying masonry units; descriptions of the hand and power tools and equipment used; safe operation instructions for masonry saws/mortar mixing machines, and the processes used in placing masonry units, including layout and setup, spreading mortar, cutting brick and block, laying to the line, making corners, tooling joints, patching and cleanup.
Residential Wiring will run from March 3-April 23. The 8-week, 32 hours class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The course, which cost $25, will cover all aspects of home wiring including simple receptacle and switch installation, conductors, circuit planning and more complex installation such as service panels, grounding and service drops with hands-on circuit installation and device wiring.
The "Still Life with Flowers" workshop will involve acrylic painting on a canvas. This session will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The course will cost $25 and all supplies will be provided.
All courses will be held at the Yazoo Center, located at 637 E. 15th Street in Yazoo City.
For more information about the courses and to register, contact Mandy Burrell at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can also be found at www.holmescc.edu/workforce.