Retraining Virginia's Unemployed to Get Back to Work
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.
Visit VA Ready for eligibility guidelines and a quick video outlining the enrollment steps for VA Ready!
Eligible Programs Offered at PVCC
- Clinical Medical Assistant
- EKG Technician
- Nurse Aide
- Medication Aide
- Pharmacy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician
- 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
- Commercial Driver's License - Class A Only
Eligible programs subject to change. Check VA Ready program list for most recent information.
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.