Workforce Training
Immigrants and Refugees

Workforce Training

Catholic Charities offers workforce training and instruction to give refugees, immigrants, unemployed, and under employed individuals industry-recognized credentials so that they can be more employable and productive members of society. During the COVID-19 pandemic all classes will be offered online.

Workforce Training Online Class Schedule

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information:

Preventative measures to safeguard our clients, volunteers and staff are in place at all Catholic Charities programs. Schedules and procedures have changed at some locations.  Check here regularly for program updates. 

Watch Webinar on COVID-19 pandemic for Spanish speakers/ Seminario web sobre la pandemia de COVID-19 para hispanohablantes 

Online classes begin September 21!

  View registration dates for English, Workforce, and Citizenship classes.

For class schedules, call 571-508-1572 or download the Workforce Training Classes schedule.

Services We Provide for Employers

We will design language training for your employees relevant to your workplace. Your customized curriculum could include:

  • Contextualized English instruction (i.e. customer service, hospitality)
  • Industry-specific vocabulary and concepts (i.e. construction, retail)
  • Employer-specific vocabulary and concepts based on your business and expectations
  • Relevant workplace training (i.e. soft skills)
  • Additional industry-specific training and certifications (i.e. digital literacy, American Red Cross adult and pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED, ServSafe)

General office hours:

Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm

*Closed to the public on Fridays

Migration and Refugee Services Workforce Training and Placement

We offer the following services FREE of charge to residents of Northern Virginia that are refugees, asylees, SIVs, victims of human trafficking, or Cuban parolees:

  • Employment counseling
  • Job development and placement
  • Employment training
  • Professional recertification
  • Interview and resume skills
  • Possible financial assistance to pay for housing, utilities, transportation, etc.


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For more information regarding any of these services, please contact Dilprasad Basnet by email at or you can walk in to any of our offices below to get more information, see if you qualify, and enroll!

Office Locations:

  • 80 N Glebe Rd,  Arlington, VA 22203
  • 8247 Shoppers Square Manassas, VA 20110
  • 100 Riverside Parkway Suite 135, Fredericksburg, VA 22406