September 23, 2017

Vocational training

At the Workforce Innovation Hub we provide individualized and holistic assessment, training, and support. We individually assess every candidate to identify unique challenges and barriers to successful employment. Mentors work with each student to design a plan of training and services to help students obtain a job and keep it. We establish relationships with employment partners to interview and hire graduates. Mentors walk with each student for up to one year following job placement to ensure on-the-job success and job retention.

Current Skills Training include

  • Auto Technician
  • Culinary Arts
  • Bookkeeping
  • Customer Service
  • Security

Customer Service Training

I love being social, solving problems, and serving people. If this is true about you, the customer service training at City of Refuge could be your next step toward a thriving career. The customer service field is growing and we need more people like you with the personal and professional skills to serve in areas like retail or hospitality.


I am all about crunching numbers, managing details, and striving for excellence. If this reflects you, then the bookkeeping course at City of Refuge could be your ticket to a rewarding career in finance or accounting. Businesses and organizations are always looking for trustworthy and dependable people to manage their money. You can be that person.

Culinary Arts Academy

I am passionate about food, teamwork, and making people smile. If this sounds like you, then the 180° Culinary Arts Academy at City of Refuge could be your path to a promising career in the foodservice industry. In the next ten years, culinary jobs will make up 1 of 5 jobs in Georgia and your new skills will make you the perfect candidate to add a new flavor to a thriving field.

NAPA Auto Center

I enjoy working on cars, finishing the job, and providing amazing service. If this statement fits you, then the NAPA Automotive Training Program at City of Refuge could be your vehicle on the road to a successful career in the automotive repair field. There’s a high demand for skilled mechanics and this intensive training will prepare you to be one of them.


I am people-oriented, conscientious, and self-motivated. If you can relate to this statement, then the Security Training Program at City of Refuge could be your solution to finding a career in the security services industry. More and more business owners are taking security seriously and they need trustworthy people like you to care for their people and their property.