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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - FastForward

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FastForward Eligible Program: To qualify for FastForward programs, you must meet the Virginia Domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia for at least one year and intend to stay indefinitely. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. If you qualify, you will pay one-third (1/3) of the cost of the program. If you have a financial need, you may also qualify for Financial Assistance (G3) that can pay 100% of your third. 

  • Regular/Full Price: $3,267
  • FastForward Price: $1,089
  • FastForward Tobacco Commission Grant Price: $544.50
  • FastForward plus G3 Price: $0 *
* You must come into the Workforce Solutions office to apply for G3 funding prior to enrollment.

Please contact Gretchen Cline at 434.832.6696 or email at

Program Description:

The CVCC Workforce Solutions Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program (CCMA) is designed to prepare students to be professional Medical Assistants, as multi-skilled allied health care professionals that specialize in procedures commonly performed in the ambulatory health care settings. Students may work in medical offices, clinics, urgent care centers, and may work in general medicine or specialty practices.  

This class is 108 hours of classroom instruction and will cover theory and in-class practice. Students will be exposed to a multitude of medical and administrative tasks including:  
  • Checking patients in and out upon arrival and departure. 
  • Answering phone calls and questions. 
  • Assisting providers with exams and procedures. 
  • Administering injections or medications. 
  • Working in the electronic health record (EHR). 
  • Performing EKG, phlebotomy, and laboratory procedures. 
  • Taking patient vital signs. 

The class prepares students to sit for the NHA (National HealthCareers Association) certification exam. Students that successfully complete the classroom portion and the exam will receive the Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA). 

Program Requirement: 

High School Diploma or GED


Class Details

21 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Main Campus - Amherst Hall

MultipleInstructor :
1.Jennifer Armstrong2.Tracy Coleman 

CEUs : 10.8



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Monday, June 26, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/17/2023 - 9/25/2023 Weekly - Mon, Wed 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Lynchburg, Main Campus - Amherst Hall  Map Tracy Coleman  ; Jennifer Armstrong 

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