Credentials for a career that matters
Online registration for Workforce Development programs is now open.
FastForward awards credentials for a career that matters. Take advantage of training in industry recognized, in-demand programs at Thomas Nelson.
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.
Funding through FastForward is limited and available until exhausted. Additional funding resources may be available. To learn more call (757) 825-2937.
|Certified Nurse Aide||$2,298|
|Clinical Medical Assistant||$3,210|| |
|Cert Medical Office Admin. Assistant||$2,166|
|Phlebotomy Technician||$2,334|| |
|Electrical - Level 1||$1,500|
|Electrical - Level 2||$1,500|
|Facilities Maintenance Tech||$3,345|
|HVAC Level 1||$1,698|
|HVAC Level 2||$1,848|
|Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)||$2,271|
|Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)||$588|
|Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)||$1,335|
|Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)||$2,178|
|Manufacturing Specialist (MS)||$1,632|
|Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1)||$2,448|
|CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Operations||$729|
|CNC Machining Level 1: Milling Programming, Setup & Oper.||$879|
|CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Operations||$657|
|CNC Machining Level 1: Turning Programming, Setup & Oper.||$879|