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FastForward Credentials


FastForward is the most affordable, achievable option in higher education in Virginia. We'll help you complete training and earn credentials in weeks - not years!

The FastForward Career Coach provides the following services to workforce students:

  • class scheduling
  • help in applying for financial assistance
  • class enrollment
  • career planning
  • resume writing
  • interview skills
  • on the job training
  • and employment placement.

SWCC Fast Forward Approved Programs

Medical Science Sector

  • Certified Nurse Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Registered Nurse Return to Training

IT Sector

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+

Heavy Equipment Operations Sector

  • NCCER Heavy Equipment Operations Level 1 & 2
  • Work Zone Flagger



Skilled Trades Sector

  • NCCER Carpentry I & II
  • Contractor's License
  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Masonry I & II

Welding/Manufacturing Sector

  • MS & MT1
  • Six Sigma Green Belt

ASE Diesel Repair & Maintenance Sector

  • ASE Entry-Level Medium/Heavy Truck Brakes
  • ASE Entry-Level Medium/Heavy Truck Diesel Engines
  • ASE Entry-Level Medium/Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • ASE Entry-Level Medium/Heavy Truck Inspection Maintenance & Minor Repair
  • ASE Entry-Level Medium/Heavy Truck Suspension & Steering


Contact Tim Salyers, ,(276)964-7355 or visit Tazewell Hall Room 104 for more information.

Show me how FastForward is my key to a better career.