FastForward

Credentials for a career that matters

FastForward awards credentials for a career that matters. Take advantage of training in industry recognized, in-demand programs at Thomas Nelson.

More Skills. More Opportunity.

A study from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found these important facts about getting certified:

  • The median weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers with a certification were 35 percent higher than those without a credential. 
  • People with a credential or license have a lower unemployment rate than those who do not.
  • Among the employed in 2016, people who work full time were more likely to hold a credential than those who work part-time. 

Find out how earning a credential will change your life. Learn more.

To learn more call (757) 825-2937.

Healthcare

Program Cost FastForward Cost
Certified Nurse Aide $2,298 $766
Clinical Medical Assistant $3,210 $1,070
Cert Medical Office Admin. Assistant $2,166 $722
Pharmacy Technician $1,950 $1,950
Phlebotomy Technician $2,334 $778

Manufacturing & Construction Trades

Program Cost

FastForward

Cost

Electrical - Level 1 $1,500 $500
Electrical - Level 2 $1,500 $500
Facilities Maintenance Tech $3,345 $1,115
HVAC Level 1  $1,698 $566
HVAC Level 2 $1,848 $616
Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) $2,271 $757
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) $588 $196
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) $1,335 $445
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) $2,178 $726
Certified Welder - Stick or Pipe Welding $2,145 $715
Manufacturing Specialist (MS) $1,632 $544
Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) $2,448 $816
CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Operations $729 $243
CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Programming, Setup & Oper. $879 $293
CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Operations $657 $219
CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Programming, Setup & Oper. $879 $293

Technology

Program Cost

FastForward

Cost

Certified Ethical Hacker $2,610 $870
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) $1,740 $580
CompTIA A+ $2,301 $767
CompTIA Network+ $1,596 $532
CompTIA Security+ $1,500 $500

Transportation & Licensing

Program Cost

FastForward

Cost

Commercial Driver's License $4,500 $1,500