Manufacturing and skilled trades industries are NOW HIRING in the Roanoke Valley!

Get Trained. Get Certified. Get to Work.

  • Get trained and earn credentials in just 7 weeks. 
  • Get certified in this in-demand career and begin earning anywhere from $16 to $30/per hour*
  • Earn while you learn!  Evening classes offered – allowing students to keep their day jobs.
  • Funding available to eligible students.

Let our knowledgeable career navigators help determine if YOU qualify for funding and help guide you on YOUR path to success!

Submit your contact information and our team will connect with you within 48 hours.

FastForward Manufacturing and Construction courses are included in the VA READY initiative which can earn you a credential achievement award of $1,000!

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Are you interested in working in the IN-DEMAND fields of manufacturing or construction?

You can get trained and earn the credentials to begin an entry-level career as a machinist technician in just 7 weeks!

Prefer a career in construction?!

 The Core Skills of Construction course will train you in just 8 weeks! 

Training content includes: basic safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to hand tools, introduction to power tools,

introduction to construction drawings, basic communication skills, basic employability, and introduction to material handling. 

Get trained in 8 weeks and get to work fast!


Fall Courses are NOW OPEN and will fill up quickly!

Submit the form above and one of our Career Navigators will contact you within 48 hours to help determine if you qualify for funding and to guide you on YOUR path to success!


*Based on certificates/credentials earned.