Financial Assistance

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You may be eligible for tuition assistance for Workforce Training!

PDCCC Workforce Development is offering financial assistance through the FastForward Workforce Credential Grant to offset the cost of the following approved industry credentials in high-demand employment areas.

FastForward Credential Grant Approved Programs:

Backflow Prevention
Certified Logistics Associate (MSSC)
Certified Logistics Technician (MSSC)
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class A)
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class B)
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security +
CompTIA Project+
Customer Services and Sales (NRF)
Fast Track Welding (AWS Certified Welder)
Healthcare: Clinical Medical Assistant (NHA)
Healthcare: EKG Technician (NHA)
Healthcare: Phlebotomy Technician (NHA)
Marine Outside Machinist (VSRA)
Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1)
NCCER Core
NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Level 1
NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Level 2
NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Level 3
NCCER Industrial Maintenance Electrical & Instrumentation Level 4

Financial Assistance
Here’s how it works:

  1. You pay 1/3 of the tuition when you register.
  2. The Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 when you complete the class.
  3. The final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you earn a high-demand industry credential.

The State Pays Up To $3,000!

Tuition includes instruction, textbooks, materials, equipment, admissions requirements, and credential exam.

You are eligible if you:

  1. Meet the residency requirements for the Commonwealth of Virginia
  2. Enroll in one of the programs listed below*

*Approved credentials are subject to change.


Financial Assistance for Noncredit Training for Industry Credentials – FANTIC

You may be eligible for financial assistance for training in high-demand industry credentials.

Here’s how it works:

  1. You must be a resident of Virginia for 12 months.
  2. You must be over the age of 18.
  3. Your income must meet Federal Poverty Levels.
  4. You must complete a credential in one of the following programs.
Family Size Maximum Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)
1 Person $24,980
2 People $33,820
3 People $42,660
4 People $51,500
5 People $60,340
6 People $68,180

PDCCC FANTIC Guidelines

SCHEV Regulations

Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative (RVHI)