Get the Skills Needed for Today and Credentials to Build your Future!
At the YWCA National Capital Area, we want you to succeed. Our classes and programs are here to meet your educational and workforce goals. From digital literacy education, in-person and distance learning classes, Hospitality and Administrative Support Service certificate programs and other educational opportunities, we invite you to learn and grow your skills with us!
In-person classes are open to DC residents, aged 18 and up.
Our Career Education & Training Center
The Career Education & Training Center (CETC) is a licensed, non-degree granting institution with the District of Columbia Higher Education Licensing Commission.
Our Integrated Education & Training program combines adult education, workplace preparation skills & training, and case management services to assist adult learners in gaining 21st Century work readiness skills that will make them good employees for any employer looking for workers with strong math, writing, reading, communication and critical thinking skills.
Career Services & Workforce Development
EXPAND YOUR JOB OPPORTUNITIES! We are excited to offer a variety of career services and workforce development opportunities for our students.
Jumpstart your career in hotels and other guest service roles and develop strong guest service skills!
YWomen Start It Up!
Learn how to be an entrepreneur with this program, while also enhancing your financial, computer, and basic literacy skills.
Support to Succeed:
We offer a variety of support services to help you reach your employment, personal and professional goals.
- Case Management
- Career Counseling
- One-on-One Virtual Tutoring
- Transportation Assistance
Classes for Every Schedule:
Day, evening* and distance learning options are available. Times and course offerings may vary. Contact us today at 202-626-0700 to learn which program is right for you.
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