Goodwill is a "one-stop" source for job related services to help individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. We provide evaluation and testing, training and education, and placement and employment services- personalized service plans and individualized case management for a variety of clients who come from many public and private referral sources.
Learn more about the following training opportunities:

Assessment of Employment Skills and Interests

Interest testing: Helps clients learn about their job preferences and aptitudes.
Situational Assessments: Measures the person's ability to perform or learn the tasks and skills related to a particular job.
Occupational testing and Evaluation: Job simulation tests evaluate the individuals responses to specific work situations.
Career Counseling: assistance and guidance to help clients determine what actions to take next in their career planning process.
For more information, call 412-390-2263.

 

Word Processing Clerk Diploma Program

Qualified office personnel are integral to the success of every business. Goodwill Employment Training Centers Word Processing Clerk Diploma Program prepares students for employment in educational institutions, large corporations, small businesses, financial and legal institutions, health care facilities, and word processing centers. Graduates will have the added support of the Community employment Services Office at Goodwill to aid in the search for related employment.

For more information, call 412-390-2263.

Medical Office Clerk Diploma Program

Qualified allied health professionals are integral to the success of every medical office. Goodwill Employment Training Center's Medical Office Clerk Diploma Program prepares students for employment in hospitals, physician's offices, long-term health care facilities, medical labs, insurance companies and outpatient clinics. Graduates will have the added support of the Community Employment Services Office at Goodwill to aid in the search of related employment.

For more information, call 412-390-2263.

Short-Term Computer Training

Goodwill Computer Training Courses provide instruction at both beginner and intermediate levels. You can select to study from a variety of software applications. Each course is economically priced and available at a variety of scheduled times. Students can choose from the following topics: Basic Computer Skills, Internet Fundamentals, Word, Excel, Access, or PowerPoint.

For more information, call 412-390-2351.

Driver's Education

The two primary goals of Goodwill's driver training program are to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to pass the Pennsylvania driver's road test and to foster and encourage a life-long commitment to safe driving. The course is open to the general public- including persons of legal driving age who have never driven before, and licensed operators who want to improve their driving skills, get up to date on new traffic laws, and possibly qualify for significant discounts on their auto insurance.

For more information, call 412-390-2393.

On-Site Work Training Opportunities

Goodwill Industries work training programs assist persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment to make life choices that will help them to become confident and interdependent members of their community. Training opportunities include: Food service, Janitorial and housekeeping, retail, production, clerical, dock and warehouse, security, childcare, human service aide, as well as a variety of partnership training opportunities with commu7nity employers.

For more information, call 412-390-2263.

Community-Based Work-Training Opportunities

Goodwill's Employment Services Department provides job-search assistance, one to one job skills training, placement and follow-up support services for clients and employers in various settings and situations in the community. Competitive Supported Employment: Combines a competitive job with on going training and support provided by a Goodwill Employment Specialist at the workplace. Long tern follow-up and intervention services also are provided as required. Community Partnerships: Teams of Goodwill trainees work at community based sites with the assistance of Goodwill trainers. The trainees are hired by employers to work alongside traditional employees.

For more information, call 412-390-2263.

 

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