Schedule

Explore our FastForward programs in more detail or quickly find the next offering of each program below. Attend a Funding Information Session to learn more about funding for upcoming FastForward programs. Early inquiry is encouraged to complete funding assistance application, program admissions requirements and secure a space. 

FastForward Credential Programs

ProgramStart DateEnd DateDaysTimes

HEALTHCARE

Clinical Medical Assistant

Clinical Medical AssistantJan. 17Jun. 12M, W, Th6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
+ Skills LabsFeb. 17, Mar. 30, May 4Select Saturdays8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

+Certification Exam

Jun. 13Jun. 13Th6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are strongly encouraged for this program. Class will be supplemented with online materials. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring laptops to class. One-hour meal break on Saturdays.
Clinical Medical AssistantComing in Fall 2024

Nurse Aide 

Nurse AideMay 20Aug. 8M, T, W, Th6:00 - 9:45 p.m.
+ BLS-CPRJun. 15 S8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

+Skills Labs

Jun. 29Aug. 10S8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

+ Tentative State Exam

Aug. 17Aug. 17S8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for this program. Class will be supplemented with online materials on Canvas. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring laptops to class. One-hour meal break provided on Saturday skill sessions. Clinical sessions anticipate to occur during evening class hours, subject to change. ^BLS-CPR for Healthcare Providers required at no additional cost for those not already certified through October 31, 2024.

Medication Aide

Medication Aide*Coming in Fall 2024

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician*Mar. 25Jun. 13M, T, Th**6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
+ BLS CPR^Apr. 27 S8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
+ Externship (tentative)May 6Jun. 1TBDTBD
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are strongly encouraged for this program. Class will be supplemented with online materials. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring laptops to class. Notes: Externship locations and times vary. **Class will meet 6-10 p.m. the first week, then adjust to meeting 6:30-9:30 p.m. thereafter. ^BLS-CPR for Healthcare Providers required at no additional cost for those not already certified through August 31, 2024.

Sterile Processing Technician 

Sterile Processing TechnicianFeb. 19Jun. 27M, Th

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

+Tentative Clinical*

Mar. 5May 10T, W, F8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

+Tentative Clinical*

May 14Jun. 28M, T, W, F8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are strongly encouraged for this program. Class will be supplemented with online materials. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring laptops to class. *Clinical hours tentative and subject to change and clinical placement. Students must accumulate a minimum of 400 clinical hours and attain competency in required skills before eligible to attempt certification exam.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ProgramStart DateEnd DateDaysTimes
Network+Sep. 10Oct. 31T, Th6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

+Skills Labs

Sep. 21 & Oct. 19S9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for all IT programs. Weekly class sessions are held online via Zoom. Skills labs are in person on campus. Class will be supplemented with online materials on Canvas. Saturday skill labs are held on campus. One-hour meal break provided on Saturday sessions.
A+Aug. 20Nov. 21T, Th6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

+Skills Labs

Sep. 21 & Oct. 26S9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for all IT programs. Weekly class sessions are held online via Zoom. Class will be supplemented with online materials on Canvas. Saturday skill labs are held on campus. One-hour meal break provided on Saturday sessions.
Security+Aug. 26Oct. 16M, W6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for all IT programs. Weekly class sessions are held online via Zoom. Class will be supplemented with online materials on Canvas. 

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

ProgramStart DateEnd DateDaysTimes

Commercial Drivers (CDL)

Class B - BusJul. 10Aug. 5M, T, W, Th8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class A - Tractor TrailerJul. 10Aug. 13M, T, W, Th8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class A - Tractor TrailerAug. 5Oct. 9M, T, W, Th8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class A - Tractor TrailerSep. 4Oct. 10M, T, W, Th8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class A - Tractor TrailerSep. 14Nov. 17S, Su8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class A - Tractor TrailerOct. 14Nov. 18M, T, W, Th8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Heavy Equipment Operator Pathway

Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 1 ^Jul. 9Aug. 29S, Su8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 1 ^Jul. 13Aug. 4T, Th5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 2Coming in Fall 2024
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 3Coming in Spring 2025
Heavy Equipment Operator is a hybrid program with 64 hours of in-class instruction and 24 hours of online, anytime instruction. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for these programs.

Remote Pilot Airman

Remote Pilot AirmanComing in Fall 2024

Small Engine Repair Pathway

4-Stroke Engine RepairComing in Fall 2024
2-Stroke Engine RepairComing in Fall 2024
Power Equipment Electrical SystemsComing in Fall 2024
Driveline/HydraulicsComing in Spring 2025
Compact Diesel Engine RepairComing in Spring 2025

SKILLED TRADES

ProgramStart DateEnd DateDaysTimes

Entry to Level 1 Programs 

(Complete before Construction Craft, Electrical, Heavy Equipment Operator, Plumbing

Introduction to ConstructionJul. 22Aug. 21M, W5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Introduction to ConstructionAug. 16Aug. 23F5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Introduction to ConstructionAug. 23Aug. 25S, Su8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Construction Pathway

Introduction to Construction > Construction Craft Laborer Level 1 > Level 2

Construction Craft Laborer, Level 1 ^Coming in Fall 2024

Electrical Pathway

Introduction to Construction > Electrical, Level 1 > Level 2

Electrical, Level 1  ^Coming in Fall 2024
Electrical, Level 2Coming in Fall 2024
Electrical, Level 3 Coming in Fall 2024
Electrical, Levels 1 -4 are hybrid programs with 80 hours of in-class instruction and 40 hours of online, anytime instruction (approximately 4 hours per week). Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for these programs.

HVAC Fundamentals Pathway

Introduction to Air ConditioningSep. 23Oct. 30M, W5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
AC & Electrical Systems TroubleshootingNov. 6Dec 16M, W5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Maintenance Technician 

Maintenance TechnicianNov. 7Jan. 30T, Th5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Plumbing Pathway

Introduction to Construction > Plumbing, Level 1 > Level 2

Plumbing, Level 1 ^Jul. 8Sep. 16M, W5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Plumbing, Level 1 is a hybrid program with 80 hours of in-class instruction and 40 hours of online, anytime instruction (approximately 4 hours per week). Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for this program.

Solar Technologies Pathway

Solar InstallerComing in Fall 2024
Solar TechnicianComing in Fall 2024

WELDING & MANUFACTURING 

ProgramStart DateEnd DateDaysTimes
Basic WelderAug. 27Nov. 26T, Th5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)Sep. 11Dec. 11M, W5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Pipe WeldingAug. 27Nov. 26T, Th5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Machining Pathway

Job Planning, Benchwork & LayoutJul. 13Jul., 20S, Su8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CNC Milling Fundamentals IJul. 27Aug. 25S, Su8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CNC Milling Fundamentals IIComing in Fall 2024
Computer Aided Design (CAD) FundamentalsComing in Fall 2024
CNC Programming & OperationsComing in Spring 2025

* Registrations after this date will be permitted if space is available.

^ Earned credential in Introduction to Construction from NCCER is required before enrollment in Level 1 classes.

Class dates, location and tuition subject to change.

Day Abbreviations

M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, S=Saturday, Su=Sunday

No classes scheduled on the following dates: 

2024: Jan. 15, May 24-27, Jun. 19, Jul. 4, Aug. 31-Sep. 2, Oct. 7 & 8, Nov. 5, Nov. 27-Dec 1