Information Technology Training

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Whether you are just learning to use the mouse or you are seeking a career in Information Technology, Goodwill programs can help you reach your goals. From basic Computer Classes to advanced technology training that prepares you to earn industry recognized credentials, our training programs meet you where you are and help you to advance to where you want to be.

Computer Classes

Goodwill offers basic computer classes to help the public improve their skills. Classes include:

  • Basic Computer Skills/Keyboarding
  • Beginner Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Internet, Email, & Social Media
  • and more

Seeking a Career in Information Technology

Do you have an interest in pursuing a career in the information technology field? Want a job that pays well and that’s in high demand? The tech industry should be on the top of your list. In fact, careers in technology are predicted to steadily increase in demand and salary over the next 6 to 10 years. Best of all, the chances of advancement are high, along with steady increases in salary with gained experience.

Careers in Technology Training Program

Goodwill’s Careers in Technology* training program helps individuals, age 17 and older to gain the skills needed to have a career in the technology industry. The program seeks to help people who are unemployed or are having trouble making ends meet with their current job. In as little as ten weeks, those who qualify for the program, receive skills training and the opportunity to earn credentials to get their career started on the right foot. The program provides financial assistance for tuition, books, and exam fees. Individuals also benefit from job-readiness and soft skills training as well as job placement assistance.

Training will be focused on the skills needed to become:Click Here to print information on CiT

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • PC Technician
  • User Support Specialist

Through funding from a TechHire grant, students will benefit from the technology training for certifications in areas such:

  • CompTIA A+
  • Network+
*This program is funded as a part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to work with communities to get more Americans trained for well-paying jobs through the TechHire initiative. Goodwill Industries® International was awarded a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

Google Digital Career Accelerator

Google.org and Goodwill have announced the launch of the Goodwill Digital Career Accelerator. Funded by a $10 million grant from Google.org and with the assistance of 1,000 Google volunteers, the new Goodwill initiative will enable more than one million people nationwide to receive digital skills training over the next three years. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has been selected to provide services to thousands of people in our area.

Goodwill will offer access for low income individuals to participate in the Google IT Support Professional Certificate. The certificate allows individuals to become ready for an entry-level job in IT support in 8 to 12 months with little or no experience when they start the training.

 


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