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Tapp completes SVCC PLW program

Adam Tapp, of Cumberland, completed the Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) Power Line Worker (PLW) Training Program on Aug. 15. He is a graduate of Shelby High School in Shelby, North Carolina. The 11-week program provides both classroom and hands-on training in safety, climbing techniques, electrical theory, aerial framing, rigging, Operation Utility Service Equipment and Commercial Driver’s License Training. SVCC offers the Power Line Worker class in Blackstone at the Occupational/Technical Center in Pickett Park. For information visit southside.edu.