Training Takes Weeks. Not Years.
There are thousands of jobs open across Virginia, and many of these essential fields don’t require a college degree. If you’re looking for an affordable career training program, consider enrolling in FastForward.
FastForward at Virginia’s Community Colleges is a short-term training program for high-demand industries, like healthcare, information technology and skilled trades and infrastructure, helping Virginians get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. Our goal is to get you trained, help you earn your certification and get you into a career that can support you and your family.
While Jeff Wayne had worked as a truck driver in the early part of his career, he didn’t anticipate heading back on the road later in life. He had moved on to installing commercial carpets and enjoyed the work. But following a life-altering event, he needed…
We all do it. You might be doing it right now. Important tasks can be daunting, from applying to a job, to paying a bill to cleaning your house. There’s a fear instilled in these tasks that we just can’t get past in order to cross…
Time is hard to come by, especially if you’re working a full-time job or being a parent, and reading 30+ pages of training materials can feel agonizing. If you’re like us and have found yourself re-reading the same paragraph over and over again, you’re not alone….
32,000+ credentials earnedOver 32,000 certificates and credentials have been awarded across Virginia’s Community Colleges through FastForward.
40 in-demand careersOur short-term career training programs prepare you for 40 great careers across seven industries in Virginia.
72% wage satisfaction72% of FastForward graduates, on average, are satisfied with their salary/wage post-credential.
83% financially better offOf FastForward students surveyed, on average, 83% say they are financially better off because of their training.
FastForward Student Success Story
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