Jul 23, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2024-2025 
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2024-2025

G3 and FastForward Programs

G3: Get Skilled, Get a Job, Get Ahead (G3)

G3 at Reynolds is a tuition assistance program for any Virginia resident who qualifies for in-state tuition and whose family income falls below an identified threshold. It could mean students pay little to no tuition. The designated G3 programs fall into five targeted career areas that are in high demand in Virginia:

Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Skilled Trades, Early Childhood Education, and Public Safety. 

For more information on Reynolds’ G3 programs visit our G3 website.

Reynolds G3 Programs


Early Childhood Development AAS (636)   

Early Childhood Development C (632)   

Early Childhood Education CSC (221-636-06)   

Early Childhood Education - Advanced CSC (221-636-08)   


Advanced Medical Coder (Health Information Management) CSC (221-152-07)   

Dental Assisting C (120)   

Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic AAS (146)    

Health Science I CSC (for Health Professions Preparation) (221-190-01)   

Human Services AAS (480)   

Behavioral Health Technician CSC (221-480-32)  

Human Services Technician CSC (221-480-44)   

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) to Registered Nursing (RN) - Advanced Placement Option (APO) (156-02)  

Medical Laboratory Technology AAS (151)   

Medical Records Coder (Health Information Management) CSC (221-152-06)   

Nursing AAS (156)   

Opticianry AAS (160)   

Opticians Apprentice CSC (221-160-04)    

Practical Nursing C   

Release of Health Information Specialist (Health Information Management) CSC (221-152-02)   

Respiratory Therapy AAS (181)   

Substance Abuse Counseling Education (221-480-30)   


Information Systems Technology - Cloud Computing Concentration CSC (IST - 299; Cloud Comp - 221-299-50)   

Information Systems Technology - Computer Applications Concentration CSC (IST - 299; Comp Apps - 221-299-03)   

Information Systems Technology - Computer Applications Fundamentals CSC (IST - 299; Comp Apps Fund - 221-299-00)   

Information Systems Technology - Computer Programmer Concentration CSC (IST - 299; Comp Program - 221-299-06)   

Information Systems Technology - Cyber Security Concentration CSC (IST - 299; Cyber Sec - 221-732-09)   

Information Systems Technology - Network Fundamentals CSC (221-732-00)   

Information Systems Technology - Web Development Concentration CSC (IST - 299; Web Dev 221-299-18)   

Information Systems Technology AAS (299)   

Information Systems Technology AAS - Cloud Computing Concentration (299)   

Information Systems Technology AAS - Computer Applications Concentration (299)   

Information Systems Technology AAS - Computer Programmer Concentration (299)   

Information Systems Technology AAS - Cyber Security Concentration (299)    

Information Systems Technology AAS - Web Development Concentration (299)   


Criminal Justice AAS (456)    

Criminal Justice CSC (221-400-45)   


Automotive Technology C (902)   

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair CSC (221-909-01)  

Automotive Technology - Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Major - AAS (909-01)  

Automotive Technology AAS (909)  

Architectural & Engineering Technology AAS - Building Construction Management Specialization (895-02)  

Computer - Aided Design Specialist CSC (221-729-01)  

Diesel Mechanics Technology C   

Welding Fundamentals - MIG CSC (221-995-05)  

Welding Fundamentals - Pipe Welding CSC (221-995-07)  

Welding Fundamentals - Stick CSC (221-995-04)  

Welding Fundamentals - TIG CSC (221-995-06)  

FastForward G3 Programs (Short-Term Certification)

FastForward offers short-term job training programs online and in-person to help Virginians kick-start their careers in the most in-demand jobs across the Commonwealth.

FastForward certifications are affordable, achievable, and stackable. The program, with tuition assistance for Virginia residents, is designed to be flexible to your schedule, allowing you to build your career while still being able to work. Course offerings are quick and efficient - many achievable in just weeks. They are built to meet the demand of employers in the region who are hiring now. Some courses even have guaranteed interview agreements and cash rewards upon successful completion.

Learn about FastForward programs offered through CCWA.

FastFoward programs in Health Care, Skilled Trades, Information Technology, and Manufacturing occupations also qualify students for additional G3 benefits.

FastForward Programs

Business and Leadership

Customer Service & Sales  

Project Management Prep (PMP)


Teacher Licensure (EducateVA)



AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) 1  

AWS Cloud Practitioner 1 

AWS Security Specialist1

CompTIA Fundamentals+1

CompTIA A+ 1 

CompTIA Linux+ 1 

CompTIA Network+ 1  

CompTIA Security+ 1  

PCAP - Certified Associate in Python Programming 1  



Apartment Maintenance Technician

Certified Logistics Technician dual credential with Certified Logistics Associate  

Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)   

Core - Introductory Craft Skills   

Core Construction

NCCR Electrician - Level 1 1 

NCCR Heavy Equipment Operator - Level 1 1

NCCR HVAC - Level 1 1

Lean Practitioner 1   

Manufacturing Technician 1 (MT1) dual credential with Manufacturing Specialist (MS) 1  

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing triple credential with Manufacturing Specialist (MS) and Chemical Manufacturing (ChemMT) 1

NCCR Plumbing - Level 1 1  

VDOT - Virginia Department of Transportation Certifications   

VDOT Bridge Preservation for Inspectors   

VDOT Central Mix Aggregate Plant   

VDOT Documentation & Record Keeping for Inspectors   

VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Control Training and Flagger Certification   

VDOT New Structures and Bridges for Inspectors   

VDOT Plan Reading for Inspectors   

VDOT Roadway Construction & Drainage for Inspectors   

VDOT Surveying for Inspectors   


Clinical Medical Assistant 1  

EKG Technician 1  

Emergency Medical Technician 1  

Emergency Telecommunicator (9-1-1 Dispatcher) 1

Medical Biller - Certified Professional Biller 1

Medical Coding - Certified Professional Coder 1   

Nurse Aide 1 

Phlebotomy Technician 1

1FastFoward programs in Health Care, Skilled Trades, Information Technology, and Manufacturing occupations also qualify students for additional G3 benefits.