Your credential document will be issued by its accrediting body — not your community college or VA Ready. Please see the descriptions and examples below to learn more about the credential document that we need you to upload in order to earn your $1,000 Credential Achievement Award. PLEASE NOTE: Your credential may be issued by […]
Category: Certification Form (VCCS)
Questions about the VA Ready certification form and $1,000 Credential Achievement Award for Scholars enrolled in a course at the Virginia Community College System.
What if I upload the wrong documents?
For the Sign Up Application: If you uploaded the incorrect document(s) the Student Journey Team will make a note in your account and put your Sign Up Application back in draft status so that you can upload the correct document(s). You will be notified via email (from firstname.lastname@example.org) if your Sign Up Application is put back […]
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 you need my certificate of completion from my college?
No. VA Ready does not need the certificate you received for completing your course.
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).
What is my credential?
Your credential is determined by the accrediting body that issues your credential or license. Please see the description of each credential below. CDL-A (Commercial Drivers License Class A) NHA (National Healthcare Association) VSRA (Virginia Ship Repair Association) AWS (American Welding Society) NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) Certified Logistics Associate / Technician Comp […]