Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids offers 12-15 week computer training courses for four different popular CompTIA certifications. These courses are highly technical and designed to either help somebody obtain an entry level position in IT or help somebody further their career in an existing IT position. Prior experience in IT is not required for this training but it is recommended. These courses are not designed for people who would like to obtain basic office skills.
Thanks to grant funding, this training is available for free to people who fall into one of the following demographics:
- Have a significant disability (examples include but are not limited to professionally diagnosed depression, PTSD, bipolar, autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD, anxiety, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, partial hearing and/or vision loss, deficits due to automobile and workplace accidents, birth defects, and so forth)
- Racial minority
- Veteran of the U.S. military
Job placement assistance is available for those that need it once a certification is successfully completed. For additional information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.