The Most Affordable, Accessible Career
Training Program in Virginia.
For people looking to get a job, advance their career, and earn higher wages with benefits to support themselves and their families, FastForward is the quickest, most affordable training program in Virginia.
FastForward is a short-term workforce training program run by Virginia’s Community Colleges. FastForward helps Virginians earn industry credentials and certifications for the most in-demand jobs across the Commonwealth.
Our workforce training programs are based on the needs of local employers, which means our students are in demand for skilled jobs when they graduate. In fact, some of our programs even have guaranteed interview agreements with local businesses. Our expert instructors are veterans in their fields, and our career coaches help students navigate everything from understanding what it takes to earn a credential all the way to securing their first job following a program completion.
Kickstart Your Career with Affordable Training
FastForward credential training is offered at all of Virginia’s Community Colleges, which means training is available in your community.
Program costs vary, but the average out-of-pocket cost of a FastForward training course is $801, and financial assistance may cut costs even more.
Our credential programs are just 6–12 weeks, on average, and they’re built so you can continue working while you earn your credential.
Thousands of Virginians have enrolled in FastForward training programs to date, with a completion rate of more than 99%.