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Fast Lane / Directions is certified by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) and authorized to accept training vouchers from the Illinois Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA).

In addition, Fast Lane / Directions Center is certified by the Office for Career and Technical Schools (OCTS) to accept Indiana Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) training vouchers, as well as certified to accept Missouri WIOA grants and Missouri non-WIOA MoSCORES grants. Fast Lane / Directions is also eligible to accept the WIOA grant from Washington and New Hampshire through current reciprocity agreements. We are also approved as a WIOA eligible training provider in Maine and Iowa.

Why Customers Choose Fast Lane / Directions:

Small class sizes for one on one instruction

Flexible class options including evening and weekend instructor-led virtual classes

Certified SME Instructors

Convenient on-site and virtual instructor-led courses

Ability to interact with corporate employees for real-world knowledge and experience

Authorized books, pre-tests and exams

Individualized Career Placement Assistance

1:1 Career Coaching and Professional Development

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Fast Lane / Directions WIOA program

How Fast Lane / Directions Helps WIOA Students Thrive

At Fast Lane / Directions, our focus is to prepare students for placement within the job market by providing relevant training and real-world connections. By mixing WIOA students and corporate employees within our classes, students can meet professional contacts and establish a platform for further learning and networking. Students are also able to gain practical knowledge of trends and challenges in the current corporate environment, best preparing them for when they reenter the job market.

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Trained, Certified, Hired!

Fast Lane / Directions’ WIOA program assists all Illinois counties and achieves a high placement rate for our students after completion of their training program. When choosing to focus on In-Demand certification, establishing the required skills and technical knowledge is essential to achieving successful placement in today’s economies.

The job market has never been more competitive and challenging than it is today which is why Directions Training offers a variety of certification courses and career services to support your journey to find employment. Choose from the programs below to learn about our In-Demand WIOA training courses:

Project Management


IT Security

Business / Data Analysis



Additional training is available such as ITIL, Six Sigma, Microsoft Technical, VMWare, and much more.

Contact us for information regarding available courses.

Amazon Web Services | AWS Training

AWS Cloud Essentials

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional

Frequently Asked Questions

Are courses offered in the evenings and on the weekends?

If I secure employment, can I finish my remaining courses later?

I would like to learn more about the live virtual, instructor-led courses?

How long does it take to complete all courses?

If I fail an exam, is an exam retake included?

Do you offer Career services and support?

Fully Accredited by Office for Career and Technical Schools

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For more information, contact our Director of WIOA Programs at samantha.meredith@fastlaneus.com or call 630.733.1621.

This institution is regulated by:

Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Office for Career and Technical Schools

10 N Senate Ave, Suite SE 308 Indianapolis IN 46204 OCTS@dwd.in.gov