Train for a career in the IT industry. Goodwill Industries of East Texas provides employment training programs to candidates in various community settings, with an emphasis through grant funding for computer training for women.

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Women are encouraged to apply. Grant funding is available.

(903) 787-0500 GoodTechAcademy@GoodwillETX.com

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.

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Digital Skills Courses

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.

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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.

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Google IT Support Professional 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, and IT security concepts.

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Google IT Automation with Python Certificate

This new beginner-level, six-course certificate, developed by Google, is designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills — including Python, Git, and IT automation — that can help you advance your career.

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