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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FastForward Business & Technology Courses


FASTFORWARD VIRTUAL SHRM EXAM PREPARATION PROGRAM 

Central Virginia Community College’s SHRM Certification Preparation Course will broaden and update your knowledge and skills while delivering everything you need to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam, all in an interactive virtual online class environment. With our course, you’ll receive the 2022 or 2023 SHRM Learning System which offers interactive tools and a roadmap to apply HR knowledge and competencies to real-life situations and maximize exam readiness with practice questions, including 160 questions previously used on real SHRM certification exams. 

INSTRUCTORS:  Dr. Shameka Davenport; Tom Coffey
LOCATION:  Virtual Synchronous Online
COST:  $2,070 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition.  
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include:   
WCG: $690     WCG/FANTIC: $0     WCG/G3: $0     WCG/TOBACCO: $345
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $690 to $0. 

COURSE OPTIONS
Fall 2022 Course
Class Dates: August 23, 2022-November 29, 2022
Class Days: Tuesdays
Application Deadline: July 21, 2022

Winter/Spring 2023 Course
Class Dates: January 17, 2023-April 25, 2023
Class Days: Tuesdays
Application Deadline: December 8, 2022

Fall 2023 Course
Class Dates: August 22, 2023-December 5, 2023
Class Days: Tuesdays
Application Deadline: July 20, 2023
 
FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA IT FUNDAMENTALS (IFT+)
 
This course is a great first step to a career in IT. Aimed to help students earn CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification, this course covers hardware, software, networking, and cybersecurity topics. The IT Fundamentals Certification shows employers that you are comfortable with IT concepts and is a great starting point for more advanced certifications.
INSTRUCTOR: Jerry Westfall 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building, Room 5137 
COST: $1,560 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. *Pending Approval 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include:   
WCG: $520     WCG/FANTIC: $0     WCG/G3: $0     WCG/TOBACCO: $260    
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $520 to $0.

COURSE OPTIONS:
Fall 2022 Course
Class Dates: September 19, 2022-November 2, 2022 
Class Days: Mondays and Wednesdays 
Application Deadline: July 21, 2022
 
FASTFORWARD HYBRID COMPTIA A+
 
In this course we will cover both the A+ 220-901 and 220-902 exam objectives . With this interactive course you will learn the IT essentials needed to successfully pass the CompTIA A+ Certification. Your first module will concentrate on PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware and learning how to troubleshoot hardware and network connectivity issues through hands on labs and real world examples. Your second module will specifically cover installing and configuring operating systems such as Windows, iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux. Additionally you will learn and apply methods from two highly sought after areas in Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing. This course will prepare you to take and pass the CompTIA A+ exam boosting opportunities for your IT career. Prior knowledge of hardware and software is required prior to taking this course or CompTIA Fundamentals credential.
 
INSTRUCTOR: Jerry Westfall 
LOCATION: CVCC Main Campus, Merritt Building, Room 5137 
COST: $2,502 *Course materials and exam fees are included in tuition. *Pending Approval 
Reduced Course Cost (based on funding eligibility). Financial Aid Options Include:   
WCG: $834     WCG/FANTIC: $0     WCG/G3: $0     WCG/TOBACCO: $417     
*Financial aid options available to reduce costs from $834 to $0.

COURSE OPTIONS
Fall 2022
Course Class Dates: November 14, 2022-February 22, 2023
Class Days: Mondays and Wednesdays 
Application Deadline: September 1, 2022