Workforce Credentials Grant Program

Save up to 66% on program costs.

The Workforce Credentials Grant may reduce the cost of workforce training programs by two-thirds. Take advantage of training in industry recognized, in-demand programs at Thomas Nelson with funding that offsets the cost of tuition by 66%.

How to Apply & Eligibility

Online registration for Workforce Development programs is now open. Eligibility for the Workforce Credentials Grant requires Virginia residency (domicile) *, completion of program and achievement of certification. To learn more about eligibility requirements call (757) 825-2937.

* Virginia "domicile" means that a person has lived in Virginia (and intends to stay here indefinitely) for at least one year prior to the date of the application.

Healthcare

Program Cost Grant Cost
Certified Nurse Aide $1,485 $495
Clinical Medical Assistant $3,225 $1,075
Pharmacy Technician $1,932 $644
Phlebotomy Technician $2,334

$778

Cert Medical Office Admin. Assistant

$1,902 $634

 

Manufacturing & Trades

Program Cost Grant Cost
Certified Welder $2,145 $715
Electrical - Level 1 $1,329 $443
Electrical - Level 2 $1,668 $556
Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) $2,271 $757
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) $588 $196
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) $1,335 $445
Manufacturing Specialist (MS) $1,632 $544
Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) $2,448 $816
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) $2,178 $726
     

 

Technology

Program Cost Grant Cost
Certified Ethical Hacker $1,332 $444
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) $1,497 $499
CompTIA A+ $1,644 $548
CompTIA Network+ $966 $322
CompTIA Security+ $1,011 $337

Transportation & Licensing

Program Cost Grant Cost
Commercial Driver's License $4,200 $1,400