Workforce Training

Connecting those who need a second chance with stable employement

Do you Feel Stuck?

A lot of our participants need a second chance or just want to hit the refresh button on their lives. Maybe you just got out of prison and don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re a single-parent that needs a better paying job. Maybe you want to start your own business. No matter what it is that has brought you here, we want to help you figure out your next steps. Don’t get stuck when you can keep moving forward. 

The Process

Register for training and get financial assistance

Get technical training and job readiness training in a short amount of time

workforce readiness training

Get a good paying job that will allow you to get ahead in life

Career Tracks

MIG Welding Training

MIG WELDING (2 WEEKS)

Earn industry recognized credentials in just two weeks! This bootcamp covers blueprint reading, basic welding symbology, welding safety, machine set-up, and the MIG welding process. Additionally, students will take part in key job readiness training courses including resume writing, interview skills, and workplace communication. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Fill out an inquiry below if you want to learn more!

Upcoming Dates: February 13-24, 2023

Schedule: MWF: 8am – 4pm, TT 9am-2pm

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HVAC Training

 

HVAC (HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING) BOOTCAMP  (7 WEEKS) 

Earn your nationally recognized EPA 608 Certification. This evening course is done in partnership with Cleveland State Community College, where you will learn essential techniques to become an HVAC technician. You will learn how to maintain, service, repair, or dispose of equipment that could release refrigerants. Additionally, students will take part in key job readiness training courses including resume writing, interview skills, and workplace communication Upon completion of the course you will receive your a Workforce Development Certificate of  Achievement of 80 Hours of HVAC Training. 

 

Upcoming Dates: March 20-April 26

Schedule: TBD

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Forklift Driver

 

FORKLIFT DRIVING BOOTCAMP 

Earn your industry-recognized ANSI Classes 1, 4, 5 Warehouse Forklift Operator Certification in 1 week. The program involves classroom instruction, hands-on forklift training, and a final exam. Additionally, students will participate in key job-readiness classes including resume writing, interview skills, and financial literacy. Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.


Dates: January 9-13, 2023

Schedule: Mon-Wed 9am-12pm, Thurs-Fri 9am-2pm

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Our People

A Little History

A lot of people used to know this program as “The Refuge”. We offer many of the same services, but now under the name of City Fields. In 2020, City Fields acquired the Refuge’s primary services, including job readiness training and employment services. 

To learn more about The Refuge becoming City Fields, check out this video! 

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