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SVHEC is now open to students enrolled in a class and individuals with an appointment.
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The Workforce Credential Grant is designed to provide low-cost opportunities for students to receive training in a high demand field and receive an industry-based certification or state licensure.  The program was initiated in 2016 by the General Assembly. Training participants pay only 1/3 of the cost of the training program upon enrollment. Participants must successfully complete the training program in order to avoid paying an additional 1/3 of the cost.

What SVHEC Programs Are Eligible?

How Do I Qualify for the Workforce Credential Grant?

  1. Meet the Virginia domicile (in-state residency) residency requirements as defined by the Code of Virginia ยง23-7.4. For more information on Virginia domicile, please refer to the in-state residency page on the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia's website.
  2. Be accepted and properly enrolled in an eligible SVHEC Workforce Training Program.

For more information on the Workforce Credential Grant view the pdf Frequently Asked Questions document or contact Catherine Stevens at catherinestevens@svhec.org or call 434-572-5559.