Training Providers

Opportunity Inc. can provide up to $5,000 over 2 years to fund training for eligible applicants with the following approved vendors and programs. You need only be eligible at the time you apply.

Opportunity Inc. can continue funding your approved training program if you find a job before completion.

Lastly, some programs may exceed the maximum funding period and/or annual training benefit. In such cases, Opportunity Inc. Career Developers can assist in identifying other grants to help defray the training cost.


PROGRAM YEAR 2016 Training Providers – PDF

Abbott Education Center

  • Certified Nurse Aide

Adult Learning Center, Virginia Beach Public Schools

  • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Personal Fitness Trainer

Advanced Technology Institute

  • Automotive Technology
  • Heavy Vehicle Technology
  • Maritime Welding Technology
  • Air Conditioning and Heating Technology
  • Tractor Trailer Driving

American Medical Careers Academy

  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Registered Medication Aide

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

  • Aviation Maintenance Technician

Bryant & Stratton College

  • Health Services Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Office Assistant Diploma
  • Accounting Assistant Diploma
  • Human and Social Services Diploma
  • Legal Office Assistant Diploma
  • Business Assistant Diploma
  • Information Technology Assistant Diploma
  • Office Administrative Assistant Diploma
  • Medical Coding Program, CPC
  • Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree

Building Trades Academy (Tidewater Builders Association)

  • Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Capital Commitment of Virginia

  • Multimedia T-100 Program
  • Line Worker-Tower Technician T-101
  • Introduction to Broadband-IB T-109

Centura College/Tidewater Tech Trade

  • Bachelor of Science in Business with concentration in Accounting; with concentration in Allied Health Management; with concentration in Hospitality; with concentration in Human Resources; with concentration in Management; with concentration in Marketing
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business with concentration in Accounting Administration; with concentration in Management; with concentration in Web Development
  • Associate of Occupational Science in Information Specialist
  • Associate of Occupational Science in Medical Assisting with concentration in Clinical Support; with concentration in Management
  • Associate of Occupational Science in Massage Therapy
  • Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Law
  • Dental Assistant
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Practical Nursing
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Auto Technician
  • Building Maintenance and Repair
  • Combination Maritime Welding
  • Combination Welding
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Dailey’s Health Care, Inc.

  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Registered Medication Aide

Derai Health Training Center

  • Certified Nurse Aide

ECPI University

  • B.S., Business Administration, concentration in Accounting
  • B.S., Business Administration, concentration in Business Management
  • B.S., Computer & Information Science, concentration in Cloud Computing and Virtualization
  • B.S., Computer & Information Science, concentration in Database Programming
  • B.S., Computer & Information Science, concentration in Cyber and Network Security
  • B.S., Computer & Information Science, concentration in Software Development
  • B.S., Computer & Information Science, concentration in Web Development
  • Associate of Science, Computer & Information Science, concentration in Database Programming
  • Associate of Science, Computer & Information Science, concentration in Network Security
  • Associate of Science, Computer & Information Science, concentration in Web Development
  • B.S., Electronics Engineering Technology, concentration in Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Science, Electronics Engineering Technology, concentration in Electronics Engineering Technology
  • B.S., Electronics Engineering Technology, concentration in Mechatronics
  • Associate of Science, Electronics Engineering Technology, concentration in Mechatronics
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • B.S. in Food Service Management
  • Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Applied Nutrition
  • B.S. in Nursing
  • Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration
  • Associate of Applied Science in Dental Assisting
  • Associate of Applied Science in Health Science, concentration in Medical Assisting
  • Diploma, Medical Assisting
  • Associate of Applied Science in Health Science, concentration in Health Information Management
  • Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Associate of Applied Science in Massage Therapy
  • Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiography
  • Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Diploma in Practical Nursing
  • Phlebotomy Technician Certification
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification
  • Helpdesk Administration Management (A+, Network+, and Security+)
  • Network Administration and Management (Cisco CCNA)

Everest College

  • Associate in Applied Science in Business
  • Dental Assistant
  • Electrician
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician

Finishing Trades Institute

  • Industrial Coatings Program

Fortis College

  • Practical Nursing
  • Registered Nursing
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Massage Therapy
  • Dental Assisting
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Hair Technology

  • Cosmetology

HyperLearning Technologies, Inc.

  • IT Level 1 Entry
  • IA Technician – Level 2
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • Linux+ Administrator
  • Project Management (PMP)
  • Project Management (CAPM)
  • Microsoft Junior Server Administrator
  • Cisco Junior Network Administrator

Infotec, LLC

  • Certified Cisco Network Administrator (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Certification Program
  • CompTIA Certification Program – Linux+
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Fiber Optics Certification
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Specialist: Windows 10
  • MCSA: SQL Server 2012
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • VMware Certified Professional

Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy, LLC

  • Ordinary Seaman Program

Norfolk Technical Center/Norfolk Public Schools

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Cosmetology Apprentice Training

Norfolk State University

  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Introduction to Medical Billing and Coding
  • Advanced Medical Billing and Coding
  • Phlebotomy Technician Program
  • EKG (Electrocardiogram) Interpretation Technician
  • Clinical Laboratory Assistant
  • Clinical Medical Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Allied Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Special Education

Old Dominion University (ODU)

  • Executive Certificate in Financial Planning
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Leadership
  • DreamBuilder Program (Entrepreneurship)
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I: Release 2
  • Career Switcher Program (Teacher Certification)
  • Local Anesthesia/Nitrous Oxide Sedation Certification for Dental Hygienists
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Paul D. Camp Community College (PDCCC)

  • Basic Contractor Business Licensing Course
  • CompTIA Network
  • CompTIA Parts 1 and 2
  • CompTia CASP CAS-002 (Advanced Security Practitioner)
  • CompTIA Project
  • CompTIA Security
  • EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Fast Track Welding
  • Fork, Clamp and Reach Truck Certificate
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word/Excel Advanced Course
  • Microsoft Word/Excel Beginner Course
  • MT-1 (Machine Technician)
  • NRF Customer Service
  • NRF Retail Management
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Truck Driver Training
  • Administrative Support Technology: Medical Office Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Early Childhood Development Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Electricity Certificate
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Industrial Technology: Electronic-Electricity Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Medical Office Specialist Certificate
  • Robotics Certificate
  • Professional Welder-Fabricator
  • Professional Welder-Pipe
  • Professional Welder-Plate
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Registered Medication Aide
  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Practical Nursing Program
  • Registered Nursing Program

The Pruden Center for Industry and Technology

  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Cosmetology

Riverside School of Health Careers

  • Registered Nursing
  • Practical Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Surgical Technology
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Medical Assistant

Sentara College of Health Sciences

  • Associate of Applied Science in Adult Echocardiography
  • Associate of Applied Science in Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
  • Associate of Applied Science in Non-Invasive Vascular Study
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology
  • Central Sterile Supply Technician Course
  • Monitor Surveillance Course

Tidewater Community College (TCC)

  • Machining Skills Level I
  • Machining Skills Level II
  • Machining Skills Level III
  • Machining Skills Certification Program (MSCP)
  • Communications Connectivity Technology Academy (CCTA)
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • Certified Welder (CW)
  • Solar Ready Vets
  • Executive Writing and Administrative Assistants Certification Program
  • Clinical Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Medical Billing & Coding (MBC)
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner Training
  • Maritime Logistics Certification Program
  • OSHA Safety Training (10-Hour)
  • OSHA Safety Training (30-Hour)
  • Construction Industry
  • Job Skills and Training Program Certified Nurse Aide
  • Job Skills Training Program Culinary Arts
  • AAS Degree in Graphic Design
  • AAS Degree in Administrative Support Technology
  • AAS Degree in Computer Science
  • AS Degree in Engineering
  • AAS Degree in Emergency Medical Services
  • AAS Degree in Nursing
  • AAS Degree in Radiography
  • Diesel Marine Technician Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Automotive Technology
  • Collision Repair Technology (Refinishing) Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Diesel Technology
  • AAS Degree in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Welding Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Paralegal Studies
  • AA Degree in Liberal Arts
  • As Degree in Business Administration
  • AAS Degree in Information Systems Technology
  • AS Degree in Science (Computer Science Specialization)
  • AAS Degree in Health Information Management
  • AAS Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • AAS Degree in Respiratory Therapy
  • Marine Gasoline Engine Technology Certificate
  • Basic Metal and Plastic Machine Operator Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design Technology
  • AAS Degree in Electrical Technology
  • AAS Degree in Industrial Technology
  • AAS Degree in Culinary Arts
  • AAS Degree in Early Childhood Development
  • AAS Degree in Accounting
  • AAS Degree in Management
  • AAS in Civil Engineering
  • AAS Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • AAS Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • AAS Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Maritime Technologies
  • Collision Repair Technology (Non-Structural) Certificate
  • Computer Numerical Controls (CNC) Operator Certificate
  • AAS Degree in Electronics Technology
  • AAS Degree in Mechatronics
  • AAS Degree in Hospitality Management
  • Veterinary Assistant Certificate