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Smart Start Training Academy

At Smart Start Training Academy, our mission is clear: to equip program participants with the skills they need to thrive in today's economy. Our comprehensive program is designed to prepare individuals for middle-skill jobs, providing them with the necessary coaching and leading by example.


We take pride in ensuring that our graduates possess excellent work habits and effective communication skills, which are essential for securing meaningful employment. Through a series of workforce development workshops, Smart Start program participants are fully prepared for the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).


The NCRC holds immense value in the job market, with employers actively seeking candidates who possess this certification, regardless of their educational background. By attaining the NCRC, program participants demonstrate to employers that they possess the necessary skills to excel in any job they undertake.


At Smart Start Training Academy, we are committed to empowering individuals with the tools they need to succeed and thrive in their careers. Join us and embark on a journey towards a brighter future filled with rewarding employment opportunities.


Our Mission

The mission of Smart Start Training Academy is to SkillUp the DMV by reducing unemployment and underemployment in the District of Columbia. Our goal is to enhance the skills of D.C. residents through comprehensive training programs. By offering job-specific training and career development opportunities, we empower individuals to secure employment, advance in their current positions, and prepare for careers in emerging industries. Through our efforts, we aim to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the community.

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