FastForward Eligible Program:
To qualify for financial assistance for FastForward programs you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year prior to the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. If you qualify you will pay one-third of the cost of the program. Learn more about FastForward
You must complete this online skills assessment
registering. The skills assessment ensures that you have the adequate foundation to benefit from the course content. If your test results do not meet the minimum requirements, a counselor will be in touch to discuss your options. You will be dropped from the class if you register without completing the assessment or if your score does not meet the minimum requirement.
CompTIA® Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the competency of security professionals working in the IT industry. The Security+ certification confirms a technician's critical knowledge of communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, operational security, and general security concepts. Prerequisites:
Knowledge of networking and a background in information security. CompTIA® Network+ certification is recommended.
Included with tuition:
Bundled price includes the course, textbook and industry certification exam. Books will be handed out to FastForward participants on the first day of class.
What is Expected:
You must attend at least 90% of all scheduled class meetings, complete any requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of the in-class program to sit for the exam.
You can register for only one FastForward program at a time. If you register for a second FastForward program while you are currently enrolled in a FastForward program, and you have not sat for the Industry Credential exam, you will be dropped from the second course.