Matthew Connor Watson of South Hill completed the Southside Virginia Community College Power Line Worker Training Program on November 16, 2022. He is a graduate of Park View High School.
The 11-week program provides both classroom and hands-on training in safety, climbing techniques, electrical theory, aerial framing, rigging, operating utility service equipment and commercial drivers' license training.
SVCC offers the Power Line Worker class in Blackstone, Virginia at the Occupational/Technical Center in Pickett Park. For more information, visit southside.edu/power-line-worker.