Schedule

Explore our  program descriptions and quickly find the next offering of the FastForward Credential Program of interest below. Early registration is encouraged to secure a space. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fall Registration is Open!

 

FastForward Credential Programs

Program

Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
HEALTHCARE
Medication Aide* Oct. 4 Dec. 8 MWTh 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. #Hybrid $1,101 $367 Sept. 29

First Week - Class meets 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 Jefferson School City Center, Room J111.

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

Phlebotomy Technician* Oct. 4 Dec. 14 TWTh 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Stultz $2,334 $778 Sept. 29
+Externship Nov. 17 Dec. 5 TBD TBD        
+ BLS CPR^ Nov. 5   S 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Stultz      
  ^BLS-CPR for Healthcare Providers required at no additional cost for those not already certified through January 30, 2023
Clinical Medical Assistant Coming in Spring 2023       Stultz $3,267 $1,089  
EKG Technician Coming in Spring 2023       Stultz $1,800 $600  
Pharmacy Technician* Coming in Spring 2023       Main $4,500 $1,500  
Nurse Aide
Nurse Aide* Sept. 12 Nov. 19 MTWTh 6- 9 p.m. #Hybrid $3,495 $1,165 Sept. 6
+ Skills Labs Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21 & Nov 18 Select Fridays 5:30- 9:30 p.m. Stultz      
+ Skills Labs Sept. 24, Oct 1, Oct.15, Oct. 22 & Nov. 19 Select Saturdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Stultz      
#HYBRID NOTES: First week meetings (9/12-9/15) are held in person at Stultz building, as are weekend skills labs and the credential exam. 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.
                 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
A+ Coming in Spring 2023         $2,502 $834  
Network+ Coming in Spring 2023         $1,716 $572  
Security+ Coming in Spring 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) July 9 Sept. 18 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 July 1
CDL (Class A) Aug. 8 Sept. 2  MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Aug. 1
CDL (Class A) Sept. 6 Oct. 3 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Aug. 31
CDL (Class A) Sept. 24 Dec. 11 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Sept. 21
CDL (Class A) Oct. 3 Nov. 1 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Sept. 28
CDL (Class A) Oct. 31 Dec. 1 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $4,500 $1,500 Oct. 26
CDL (Class B Truck) Nov. 28 Dec. 16 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,300 $1,100 Nov. 18
CDL (Class B Bus) Nov. 28 Dec. 16 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,300 $1,100 Nov. 18
Heavy Equipment Operator Pathway
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 1 ^ Sept. 10 Oct. 22 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,402 $1,134 Sept. 7
Heavy Equipment Operator, Level 2 Oct. 29 Dec. 10 S, Su 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Stultz $3,402 $1,134 Oct. 25
Small Engine Repair
4-Stroke Engine Repair Sept. 12 Oct. 5 MW 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main $675 $225 Sept. 6
2-Stroke Engine Repair Oct. 17 Nov. 2 MW 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main $600 $200 Oct. 7
Power Equipment Electrical Systems Nov. 14 Dec. 7 MW 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Main $600 $200 Nov. 7
Driveline/Hydraulics Coming in Spring       Main $675 $225  
Compact Diesel Engine Repair Coming in Spring       Main $999 $333  
SKILLED TRADES
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
Construction & Maintenance Pathways
Introduction to Construction Oct. 4 Oct. 14 TWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Sept. 29
Construction Craft Laborer, Level 1 ^ Oct. 17 Nov. 2 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $2,304 $768 Oct. 7
                 
Introduction to Construction Oct. 13 Dec. 6 T, Th 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Oct. 10
Introduction to Construction Nov. 14 Dec. 13 MTWTh 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Nov. 9
Maintenance Technician Coming in Spring 2023       JSCC $2,100 $700  
Electrical & Solar Pathway
Introduction to Construction Oct. 4 Oct. 14 TWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Sept. 29
Electrical, Level 1 ^ Oct. 17 Nov. 4 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 Oct. 10
Solar Technician Nov. 14 Nov. 18 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,425 $475 Nov. 7
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Pathway
Introduction to Air Conditioning Sept. 7 Oct. 17 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,275 $425 Aug. 30
AC & Electrical Systems Troubleshooting Oct. 24 Nov. 30 MW 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. JSCC $1,275 $425 Oct. 17
Plumbing Pathway
Introduction to Construction Oct. 4 Oct. 14 TWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,098 $366 Sept. 29
Plumbing, Level 1^ Oct. 17 Dec. 3 MTWThF 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,599 $533 Oct. 10
WELDING & MANUFACTURING 
Program Start Date End Date Days Times Location Full Tuition FastForward Tuition Register by
Basic Welder Sept. 6 Dec. 13 T, Th 5:30-9:30 p.m. Stultz $3,204 $1,068 Aug. 30
Soldering Oct. 15 Nov. 12 S 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. JSCC $1,500 $500 Oct. 7
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 2022:

Jan. 17, May 28-30, June 17, July 2-4, Sept. 3-5, Oct. 10-11, Nov. 8, Nov. 23-27

* 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.