Shane Nelson

Shane Nelson of Virgilina completed the Southside Virginia Community College Power Line Worker Training Program on July 23. He is a graduate of Bluestone High School. 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 drivers’ license training.  SVCC offers the Power Line Worker class in Blackstone at the Occupational/Technical Center in Pickett Park. For information, visit