We know Virginia businesses struggle to hire top-flight talent—especially the skilled technicians and technologists who help drive our 21st-century economy. That’s why FastForward was created.
FastForward attracts people to enroll in workforce training programs aimed at earning industry-recognized certifications and licenses for a wide variety of in-demand careers.
FastForward Coaches at Virginia’s Community Colleges help potential students, and help businesses learn more about what our programs can do to help your company grow.
FastForward not only saves you the cost of on-the-job training, we also have expert faculty and support staff who enable our students to succeed. More than 90% of our students complete their training and are ready to begin successful careers in your business.
Chuck Rodgers means it when he says that he’d hire someone with an industry recognized credential over someone without a credential.
Rodgers is operational superintendent at S.W. Rodgers, a site development contractor in Northern Virginia. Rodgers needs a workforce that’s serious, focused, and safety-conscious because operating heavy machinery is work that can be dangerous.
Students are eligible to sit for their workforce credential certification exam at the end of their coursework. Credential certifications are either awarded through state-licensing agencies or through a third-party industry partner, like CompTIA or the American Welding Society.