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VC power line worker info session scheduled for July 18

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An information session for Victoria College’s Power Line Worker classes will be held Tuesday, July 18 at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

Victoria College will hold a Power Line Worker Information Session on Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.

Victoria College is partnering with Victoria Electric Cooperative to offer Power Line Worker courses to meet a growing demand in the field.

Power Line Worker Level 1 classes will be held from Aug. 29 to Nov. 14 in Room 226 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. An additional four Saturdays of classes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be held at Victoria Electric Cooperative’s training site.

Power Line Worker Level 2 classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from Aug. 28 to Nov. 15 in Room 226 of the Industrial Training Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex. Classes will be from 6 to 10 p.m. An additional four Saturdays of classes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. will be held at Victoria Electric Cooperative’s training site.

VC’s Emerging Technology Complex is located at 7403 Lone Tree Road in Victoria.

For more information on Victoria College’s Power Line Worker courses or other courses offered by VC’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department, call (361) 582-2528 or email AskWCE@VictoriaCollege.edu.

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