Schedule

Explore our FastForward programs in more detail, quickly find the next offering of each program below, or review our comprehensive brochure. Early registration is encouraged to secure a space. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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FastForward Credential Programs

Program

Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
HEALTHCARE
Clinical Medical Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistant Feb. 6 Jun. 28 MWF 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. #Hybrid $3,267 $1,089 Feb. 1
+Skills Labs Mar. 18 & Apr. 15   Select Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Stultz      

First Week meetings (2/6-2/10) will be in-person at the Stultz Building. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring their laptops for the first week of class.

#HYBRID NOTES: Class sessions on Monday/Wednesday evenings and skills labs on Saturdays are held in person in the Stultz Building. Friday evening meetings are held virtually via Zoom/Canvas. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for this program.

Nurse Aide
Nurse Aide* Feb. 20 May 13 MTWTh 6 - 9 p.m. #Hybrid $3,495 $1,165 Feb. 14
+ Skills Labs Mar. 17, Apr. 14 & May 5 Select Fridays 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. Stultz      
+ Skills Labs Feb. 25, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 6 & May 13 Select Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Stultz      
#HYBRID NOTES: First week meetings (2/20-2/23) are held in person at Stultz building, as are weekend skills labs. Remaining weekday meetings are held virtually via Zoom/Canvas. Clinical locations and times vary. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for this program.
Nurse Aide for English Language Learners

Nurse Aide

Feb. 13 Jun. 8 MWF 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Stultz $3,495 $1,165 Feb. 7
+ Skills Labs     Th 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Stultz      
This section is an Integrated Education & Training program in partnership with TJACE. Clinical locations and times vary. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are strongly encouraged for this program.
Medication Aide
Medication Aide* Mar. 13 May 18 MWTh 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. #Hybrid $1,101 $367 Mar. 8
+Skills Labs     M 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main      
+ Clinical TBD TBD MWTh 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. TBD      

First Week - Class meets in-person on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evening from 6-9 p.m.during the first week only; thereafter the class meets on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring their laptops for the first week of class. First week location is Stultz Building.

#HYBRID NOTES: Skills sessions on Monday evenings are held in person in the Keats Building on Main campus. Wednesday and Thursday evening meetings are held virtually via Zoom/Canvas. Clinical hours and locations vary. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are needed for this program.

Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician* Mar. 13 May 25 TWTh 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Stultz $2,334 $778 Mar. 8
+ Externship     TBD TBD        
+ BLS CPR^     Sat 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.        

Notes: Externship locations and times vary. ^BLS-CPR for Healthcare Providers required at no additional cost for those not already certified through September 30, 2023.

Students who have a laptop are encouraged to bring their laptops for the first week of class. Reliable Internet connection and a computer are strongly encouraged for this program.

Sterile Processing Technician *NEW*
Sterile Processing Technician Feb. 20 TBD TBD TBD Main $4,500 $1,500 Feb. 16
This program is offered in partnership with UVA Health and Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. More details to come.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
A+ Mar. 14 May 23 T, F 6 - 10 p.m. Main $2,502 $834 Mar. 8
+ Skills Labs Mar. 25 & Apr. 22 Sat 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Main      
Network+ Jun. 6 Jul. 28 T, F 6 - 10 p.m. Main $1,716 $572 May 31
Security+ Coming in Fall 2023       $1,611 $537  
LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
CDL (Class A) Jan. 3 Feb. 7 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Dec. 22
CDL (Class A) Jan. 7 Mar 12 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Jan. 4
CDL (Class A) Jan. 30 Mar. 2 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Jan.25
CDL (Class B Truck) Jan. 30 Feb. 22 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,300 $1,100 Jan. 25
CDL (Class A) Mar. 6 Apr. 6 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Mar. 1
CDL (Class A) Mar. 25 Jun. 11 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Mar. 22
CDL (Class A) Apr. 3 May 4 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Mar. 29
CDL (Class A) May 1 Jun. 5 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Apr. 26
CDL (Class A) May 30 Jun. 29 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 May. 24
Heavy Equipment Operator Pathway
Introduction to Construction Feb.18 Mar. 4 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $1,098 $366 Feb. 14
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 1 ^ Mar. 18 Apr. 22 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,402 $1,134 Mar. 14
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 2 May 6 Jun. 17 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,402 $1,134 May 2
Small Engine Repair Pathway
Driveline/Hydraulics Mar. 20 Apr. 19 MW 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main $675 $225 Mar. 15
4-Stroke Engine Repair Coming in Fall 2023     $675 $225  
2-Stroke Engine Repair Coming in Fall 2023     $600 $200  
Power Equipment Electrical Systems Coming in Fall 2023     $600 $200  
Compact Diesel Engine Repair Coming in Spring 2024     $999 $333  
SKILLED TRADES
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
Construction Pathway
Introduction to Construction Apr. 24 May 4 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Apr. 19
Construction Craft Laborer, Level 1 ^ May 8 May 25 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $2,304 $768 May 3
Electrical Pathway
Introduction to Construction Feb. 1 Mar. 2 TWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Jan. 27
Electrical, Level 1 ^ Mar. 20 Jun. 5 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 May 31
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Pathway
Introduction to Air Conditioning Jan. 23 Feb. 27 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,275 $425 Jan. 18
AC & Electrical Systems Troubleshooting Mar. 13 Apr. 24 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,275 $425 Mar. 8
Introduction to Construction May 30 Jun. 22 MTWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 May 24
Maintenance Technician Pathway, Option #1
Maintenance Technician Jan. 5 Feb. 16 T, Th 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $2,100 $700 Jan. 2
Maintenance Technician Pathway, Option #2
Introduction to Construction Feb. 22 Mar. 20 MTWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Feb. 17
Maintenance Technician Mar. 29 May 18 MTWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $2,100 $700 Feb. 17
This section is an Integrated Education & Training program in partnership with TJACE.
Plumbing Pathway
Introduction to Construction Feb. 1 Mar. 2 TWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Jan. 27
Plumbing, Level 1^ Mar. 14 Jun. 1 T, Th 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,599 $533 Mar. 9
Solar Technologies Pathway, Option #1
Industrial Solar Installer Mar. 6 Mar. 10 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main $897 $299 Mar. 1
Solar Technician Mar. 13 Mar. 17 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,425 $475 Mar. 8
Solar Technologies Pathway, Option #2
Industrial Solar Installer Jun. 8 Jun. 15 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main $897 $299 Jun. 5
Solar Technician Jun. 20 Jun. 28 TWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,425 $475 Jun. 15
Electrical + Solar Technologies Combined Pathway, Option #1
Introduction to Construction Feb. 1 Mar. 2 TWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Jan. 27
Industrial Solar Installer Mar. 6 Mar. 10 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main $897 $299 Mar. 1
Solar Technician Mar. 13 Mar. 17 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,425 $475 Mar. 8
Electrical, Level 1 ^ Mar. 20 Jun. 5 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 Mar. 15
Electrical + Solar Technologies Combined Pathway, Option #2
Introduction to Construction Feb. 1 Mar. 2 TWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Jan. 27
Electrical, Level 1 ^ Mar. 20 Jun. 5 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 Mar. 15
Industrial Solar Installer Jun. 8 Jun. 15 MTWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main $500 $299 Jun. 5
Solar Technician Jun. 20 Jun. 28 TWTh 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,425 $475 Jun. 15
WELDING & MANUFACTURING 
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
Basic Welder Jan. 17 Apr. 18 T, Th 5:30-9:30 p.m. Stultz $3,204 $1,068 Jan. 11
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Apr. 25 Jun. 27 T, Th 5:30-9:30 p.m. Stultz $3,498 $1,166 Apr. 20
Soldering Apr. 8 May 6 S 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 Apr. 5
Day Abbreviations

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

Course Locations/ Abbreviations

Main = PVCC Main Campus, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901
Stultz = Stultz Building on Main Campus, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901
JSCC = Jefferson School City Center, 233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903

No classes scheduled on the following dates in 2023:

Jan. 16, May 27-29, June 19, July 1-4, Sept. 2-4, Oct. 9-10, Nov. 7, Nov. 22-26

* Clinical & Testing Time Vary; Class dates and location subject to change. 

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

^ Earned credential in Introduction to Construction from National Center for Construction Research & Education (NCCER) is required before enrollment in Level 1 classes; it is highly recommended for all skilled trade pathways

All admissions requirements and funding paperwork must be completed prior to registration.

Class dates, location and tuition subject to change.