Virginia Ready

Retraining Virginia's Unemployed to Get Back to Work Virginia Ready logo

VA Ready provides registered VA Ready Scholars a $1,000 Credential Achievement Award upon obtaining the final credential in select training programs in the following sectors: healthcare, information technology and manufacturing/skilled trades/transportation.


Student Eligibility

Visit VA Ready for eligibility guidelines and a quick video outlining the enrollment steps for VA Ready!


Eligible Programs Offered at PVCC

 
Healthcare
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • EKG Technician
  • Nurse Aide
  • Medication Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
Information Technology

 

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+

 

Skilled Trades
  • Electrical, Levels 1-4
  • HVAC, Levels 1-4
  • Heavy Equipment Operator, Levels 1-2
  • Plumbing, Levels 1-4
  • Basic Welder
  • Gas Metal Tung Welding (GMAW)
  • Pipe Welding

 

Transportation
  • Commercial Driver's License - Class A Only

 

Eligible programs subject to change. Check VA Ready program list for most recent information.


Questions?

Visit VAReady.org for more information.


The Virginia Ready Initiative (VA Ready) is a public charity focused on retraining Virginia’s unemployed for in-demand occupations in high-growth industries. VA Ready brought together over 35 leading companies across Virginia and established a partnership with the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and the Commonwealth’s existing FastForward Workforce Credential Program.