Healthcare Need to Know (HNTK) – Program Videos, Student Handbooks, and FAQs

Welcome to the Healthcare Need to Know (HNTK) information page. If you are considering a healthcare career training program, you will want to watch one of our program videos and see our available handbooks and frequently asked questions (FAQs) pages below to help you prepare for an upcoming course. Watch Our Healthcare Program Videos Medical … Continue reading Healthcare Need to Know (HNTK) – Program Videos, Student Handbooks, and FAQs

Start or Enhance Your Career with Medical Assistant/Scribe Career Training Program

Medical Scribe Program Overview Program Recently Updated As the use of electronic health records (EHR) becomes more widespread in the healthcare industry, the need for Medical Scribes continues to grow. This quickly-emerging profession allows the scribe to work directly with physicians to accurately document all aspects of the patient visit.  

Medical Assistant Program Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a Certified Medical Assistant and a Certified Nursing Assistant? CNA duties typically consist of assisting patients with activities of daily living, such as bathing, feeding, and incontinence care. Some CNAs receive additional specialized training from their employer, and can advance to Patient Care Tech in a hospital setting, or Certified … Continue reading Medical Assistant Program Frequently Asked Questions

Fast-Track Career Training Programs

Looking for an in-demand job? Looking to boost your skills to increase your employability? Looking for a fast training program to quickly start your career? Looking for a whole new career? Start, enhance or change your career today with one of our Fast-Track Career Training Programs. Whether you are graduating high school looking to start your … Continue reading Fast-Track Career Training Programs

FastForward Credentials Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are FastForward Credentials? The FastForward Credentials are an initiative for Virginia residents to: Create and sustain demand-driven supply of credentialed workers in high-demand occupations Expand the affordability of workforce training and credentialing; and Increase the interest of current and future Virginians in technically-skilled occupations. What is a Credential? How will that help me get … Continue reading FastForward Credentials Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Change Your Future in Weeks. Not Years. Save 66% or More of the Cost of Tuition on FastForward Programs Individuals FastForward Credential Programs helping Virginians get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. FastForward programs are short-term training courses offered through Lord Fairfax Community College and other Virginia’s Community Colleges to help you … Continue reading FastForward

Start or Enhance Your Healthcare Career

It’s an exciting time to start your career in the healthcare industry and there are endless possibilities to consider when getting started. You can work with patients directly or indirectly, give a shot or give a shoulder to lean on. If you are interested in a healthcare job, there is a position to fit your desires and experience level.

Funding for VA Business

FastForward is your Pipeline for Skilled, Qualified Employees. We know Virginia businesses struggle to hire qualified talent—especially the skilled technicians and technologists who are trained on the equipment specific to your industry and vertical. That’s why FastForward was created. FastForward is a grant-funded training program hosted through Virginia’s Community Colleges. We’re here to serve as your community … Continue reading Funding for VA Business