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Workforce Solutions

Workforce Solutions: Your Key to Success

FastForward LogoAre you searching for a career that matters?

Go forward now and get tuition at an affordable cost

Virginia created FastForward, a grant that will pay tuition to help Virginians and boost the economy. Through training and testing, you can earn industry-recognized credentials in a variety of fields including: healthcare, logistics, skilled trades, IT, and education.

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Featured Pathways

Health Programs Offered

Health Professions


Let's get ready to gain the skills for accelerated training! Our programs are designed to prepare a forward path in your healthcare career.

Manufacturing & Trades Programs Offered

Manufacturing & Trades


Get Started! Our accelerated training programs will offer a credential and help you gain skills to move forward.

Business IT & Leadership Programs Offered

Business IT & Leadership


Get Started! Our accelerated training programs will offer a credential and help you gain skills to move forward.

Custom Business Solutions & Training

Custom Business Solutions & Training


We design and implement Custom Training Programs to update and improve the skills of your workforce, increase employee engagement, improve company performance and help you achieve organizational goals. Our training can be brought to your work site or you can bring your employees to our training facilities.

Personal Enrichment & Community Education

Personal Enrichment & Community Education


Classes are available for individuals wanting to learn a special interest including gardening, art, photography, and so much more.

Also, our Kid's College is available during the summer for children under the age of 18.

Online Continuing Education

Online Continuing Education


Get the skills you need to advance! Focus on the technical side or a step up in learning more about Grants and Business concepts.

Test Preparation

Test Preparation


Be ready to pass your next Credential and Exam by looking at our test prep series. You’ll want to review the list of exams we offer for: Grad school, Automotive & IT

Teacher Recertification

Teacher Recertification


Teachers now have a way to get recertification in just 6 weeks! Classes are geared toward 2.4 Continuing Education credits.

Additional Funding & Partner Agencies

DSS | Goodwill | TAP | Tuition Assistance | Western VA Workforce

Professional Affiliations

LERN  |  NACCE  |  NCATC  |  NCCET  |  Western Virginia Workforce Development Board

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Programs Offered:

Career Path & Funding Assistance:

Amanda Decker: 540-857-6279
Melissa Marcus: 540-857-6820

Main Office
Location: Thomas Center - Ground Floor
Phone: 540-857-6076
Fax: 540-857-7386

Mailing Address:
3074 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015