Goodwill Industries of East Texas, Inc. provides an opportunity to “Feed Your Mind, and Feed Your Future, through our GoodTech Academy program.
Skills 2 Succeed
Build your employability skills and confidence to find and keep a job. Get help planning your career, getting a job and being successful at work with this free, helpful and fun training! This course can be taken anywhere there is an internet connection.
Digital Skills Classes
Basic Computer Literacy Course where individuals will learn basic parts of the computer, how to install and uninstall programs, send and receive emails (with attachments), Microsoft Word and Outlook, basic computer security, media, internet, backup and restore of computer, etc.
Google IT Support Certificate
This five-course certificate, developed exclusively by Google, includes innovative curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support. The course covers topics: introduction to computer technology, computer networking, major operating systems, system administration and IT infrastructure services, automated infrastructure management, and IT security concepts. **Students must be TABE tested for 9th grade Reading and Math literacy.
Our courses are designed to help students prepare for the certifications for CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+ and Cybersecurity Analyst+. Upon completion students will have the knowledge required to: assemble components based on customer requirements; install, configure and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users; understand the basics of networking and security/forensics; properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues; apply troubleshooting skills; provide appropriate customer support; understand the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging and deployment.