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 $2,298 $766
Clinical Medical Assistant $3,210 $1,070
Pharmacy Technician $1,950 $650
Phlebotomy Technician $2,334

$778

Cert Medical Office Admin. Assistant

$2,760 $920

 

Manufacturing & Construction Trades

Program Cost Grant Cost
Electrical - Level 1 $1,500 $500
Electrical - Level 2 $1,500 $500
Facilities Maintenance Tech $3,345 $1,115
     
Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) $2,271 $757
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) $588 $196
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) $1,335 $445
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) $2,178 $726
Pipe Welding $2,145 $715
Manufacturing Specialist (MS) $1,632 $544
Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) $2,448 $816
CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Operations $729 $243
CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Programming, Setup & Oper. $879 $293
CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Operations $657 $219
CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Programming, Setup & Oper. $879 $293

 

Technology

Program Cost Grant Cost
Certified Ethical Hacker $2,610 $870
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) $1,740 $580
CompTIA A+ $2,301 $767
CompTIA Network+ $1,596 $532
CompTIA Security+ $1,500 $500

Transportation & Licensing

Program Cost Grant Cost
Commercial Driver's License $4,500 $1,500