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Virginia Ready Initiative – Are you unemployed?  Has your employment been disrupted due to COVID-19?
If so, then you may qualify for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000.  You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your Virginia Ready approved FastForward course date in order to participate in this program. 

Virginia Ready Approved FastForward Programs

Apply to become a Virginia Ready Scholar today – https://scholars.vaready.org/

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Paul D. Camp Community College’s Division of Workforce Development can provide customized training to keep your company on the cutting edge. Our programs can be customized to meet your specific objectives and classes can be held to match your schedule and at your location or at our Regional Workforce Development Center. For more information, call Angela Lawhorne at 757-569-6064 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

For individuals in search of a professional certification, Workforce Development offers affordable programs that can help you gain the industry credentials, professional licensing or technologically advanced skills employers are seeking! Financial assistant may be available for industry credential programs. For more information, call the Workforce Development Office at 757-569-6050 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

What are FastForward Credentials?
Jump Start Your Career! FastForward Approved Industry Credentials:

  • Certified Logistics Associate (MSSC)
  • Certified Logistics Technician (MSSC)
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Customer Services and Sales Certification (National Federation Retail RiseUp)
  • Certified Welder (AWS – American Welding Society)
  • Commercial Driver’s License – Class A
  • Commercial Driver’s License – Class B
  • FastTrack Healthcare Program Credentials:
    • Clinical Medical Assistant (National Healthcareer Association)
    • EKG Technician (National Healthcareer Association)
    • Phlebotomy Technician (National Healthcareer Association)
  • Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1 – MSSC)
  • NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Levels 1-4

Financial Assistance for FastForward Approved Industry Credentials – Financial Assistance for FastForward Approved Industry Credentials may reduce the tuition cost of workforce training programs by two-thirds. Camp offers a number of in-demand industry credential programs that give you the opportunity to pay for one-third of training. Upon successful completion of the program and attainment of the certification the grant will offset the other two-thirds of the cost. Alternative funding streams also may be available. Funding through FastForward is limited and available until exhausted. Additional funding resources may be available.

To learn more, call our FastForward Career Coach at 757-569-6048 or email workforce@pdc.edu.

Contact Us:
Regional Workforce Development Center:  100 N College Dr. Franklin, VA 23851
Email:  workforce@pdc.edu
Phone: (757) 569-6050

Camp Workforce Development staff continues to telework and the Workforce Development Center remains closed to the public. For Workforce services, please contact us via email at workforce@pdc.edu or phone at 757-569-6050.  Due to COVID-19, if you are registering for classes and need to bring paperwork or tuition payment, you must set up an appointment in advance via email or phone.