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IW schools teaching welding to adults

Isle of Wight County Schools is offering an adult education welding program beginning March 2. The 10-week program will include some virtual instruction and face-to-face instruction in the welding lab at Smithfield High School on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuition is $250, which includes personal protection equipment.

The classes are endorsed by the American Welding Society and will provide safe, expert, step-by-step instruction. Students will also have an opportunity to participate in online certification testing.

For more information, contact Tawana Ford at tford@iwcs.k12.va.us or 757-542-3481, or visit the IWCS Adult Education website at https://www.iwcs.k12.va.us/apps/pages/adult_education.