Category: Certification Form (Sentara)
Questions about the VA Ready certification form and $1,000 Credential Achievement Award for Scholars enrolled in a course at Sentara College of Health Sciences.
Do I have to pass the National Career and Competency Testing Patient Care Technician (NCCT PCT) exam in order to get the $1000 Credential Achievement Award?
Yes. In order to be eligible for the Credential Achievement Award, you must successfully earn your Patient Care Technician (PCT) license.
I finished my class at Sentara – How do I receive my $1,000 Credential Achievement Award?
What is causing the delay in receiving my $1,000 Credential Achievement Award?
How to Find and Upload Your VCCS Acknowledgment of Credential:
What happens if I submit my Certification Form outside of the 150 day deadline?
How long do I have to submit my Certification Form after my course ends?
You have 150 Calendar Days from the time your course ends to submit your Certification Form as Final. If you believe you might go over this deadline, please email email@example.com.
Do I have to submit a separate W-9 Form?
No. The W-9 Form is part of the Certification Form.
Is the $1000 Credential Achievement Award taxable?
Yes, the Credential Achievement Award is considered as taxable income.
What is my Tax ID number?
If you are filing as an individual, then your W-9 Tax ID is your Social Security Number (SSN).
I didn’t apply for VA Ready at the start of my course and just earned my credential. Can I still qualify?
No. VA Ready cannot retroactively accept applications for completed courses.