Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Center in Seattle, located at 1400 South Lane St., is currently enrolling people in free classes for the upcoming session, which runs from Oct. 20 to Dec. 11. These courses teach those with significant barriers to employment valuable skills to find and keep jobs.
Offered again this session will be the Bank Skills and Financial Services Training program. For eight weeks, participants study proper banking terminology, computer fundamentals, data entry, proof operation and other pertinent skills. Graduates of this program have landed jobs such as tellers, proof operators and other positions in the banking and financial services industry.
The three-month Retail and Customer Service Training program, which includes four weeks of on-the-job training, teaches participants how to use computers in a retail environment, maintain the appearance of a store and merchandise products. Both the retail and bank programs meet Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is a way for mature, self-directed adults 21 and older to earn a high school diploma. An assessment/advising lab for students will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
The Adult Basic Education classes meet every Monday through Thursday and are also available. ♦
For enrollment information, please call (206) 360-5791.