VET TEC, a pilot program offering training for high-tech careers to Veterans, is now taking applications from potential training providers.
Due to utilization of all available funding for the VET TEC Program, VA cannot support training for new participants until October 1, 2020
See our webpage for more information about the program.
The FY'20 training cylce was extended to August 31st and is now closed.
The FY'21 training cycle begins on October 1, 2020.
Vist the SCO Training Page for additional informaiton on SCO Annual Training Requirements.
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24 Days: First Time Applications
10 Days: Supplemental*
*A supplemental claim is a re-enrollment or other change that impacts your benefit.
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September 1, 2020 10:00 AM
The FY’20 training cycle was extended to August 31st and is now closed.
The FY’21 training cycle begins on October 1, 2020.
Visit the SCO Training Page for additional information on SCO Annual Training Requirements.
August 20, 2020 2:00 PM
- ‘Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment’ updated to reflect rebranding to ‘Veteran Readiness and Employment’.
- Processing Jurisdictions updated.
- New STEM section added.
- Termination of chapter 33 terms not permitted for recertifying under chapter 31 when chapter 33 payments have been issued
- Removed ‘Closed Circuit TV’ as a type of distance learning.
Please review the changes in greater detail in the School Certifying Official Handbook.
August 19, 2020 10:00 AM
Join us on Thursday, August 20 to receive information related to the STEM Program, the STEM Application process, STEM fields in VA-ONCE, and other Colmery Act Reminders.
July 28, 2020 1:50 PM
You may be receiving an email survey from us at different stages of your education benefit process. These surveys consist of 5 to 7 questions and take less than three minutes to complete. We appreciate your time in providing us with your feedback and intend to use this information to improve our processes, therefore, improving your experience.
May 21, 2020 11:30 AM
Due to the utilization of all available funding allotted for the program, VET TEC cannot support training for new participants until October 1, 2020.
Individuals may still apply for a VET TEC Certificate of Eligibility in order to receive a formal eligibility decision for a program that begins on or after October 1, 2020. See our webpage for more information about the program.
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