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Digital Tech Career Certificates

Goodwill is offering free access to six online digital tech courses created by Google and Facebook.

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    This is not an actual event. This is a scholarship opportunity for FREE online tech courses.

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    Explore the seven courses listed below, then fill out the form at the bottom of the page to request the course you want. We will then contact you.

    Google IT Support Professional Certificate

    Five-Module Online Course

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    The Google IT Support Professional Certificate includes innovative an online curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in IT support. A job in IT can mean in-person or remote help desk work in a small business or at a global company like Google.

    Through a mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hands-on labs and widgets, this program will introduce you to troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. You’ll hear from Googlers with unique backgrounds whose own foundation in IT support served as a jumping off point for their careers. By dedicating 5-10 hours a week, you can complete the program in 4-6 months.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. The jobs available for this particular skill set include systems analyst, support specialist, database administrator, IT technician, computer specialist, and many more.

    You can also earn a CompTIA and Google dual credential when you complete the Google certificate and pass the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Completing the program can also earn you up to 12 college credits, the equivalent of 4 associate degree-level courses.

    The five modules in the course include:

    • Technical Support Fundamentals
    • The Bits & Bytes of Computer Networking
    • Operating Systems & You: Becoming a Power User
    • System Administration & IT Infrastructure Services
    • IT Security: Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts

    For more information on the Google IT Support Professional certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-it-support

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce Professional Certificate

    NOTE: A high school diploma or high school equivalency diploma is required to qualify.

    Seven-Module Online Course

    The Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce Professional Certificate, funded by Google and administered by Coursera, is a fully online program that teaches you the skills needed for an entry-level job in digital marketing or e-commerce. You'll learn popular tools and platforms, such as Canva, Constant Contact, Hootsuite, HubSpot, Mailchimp, Shopify, Twitter, Google Ads, and Google Analytics. This certificate is endorsed by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) and the American Advertising Federation (AAF).

    Through a mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hands-on labs and widgets, you'll learn about developing digital marketing and e-commerce strategies, attracting and engaging customers through digital marketing channels like search, social media, and email, measuring marketing analytics and sharing insights, and building e-commerce stores, analyzing e-commerce performance, and growing customer loyalty.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. The jobs available for this particular skill set include Marketing Coordinator, Search Engine Optimization Specialist, Paid Search Specialist, Email Marketing Specialist, E-commerce Associate, Media Planner, and many more.

    The seven modules in the course include:

    • Foundations of digital marketing and e-commerce
    • Attract and engage customers through digital marketing
    • Content marketing
    • Email marketing
    • Marketing analytics and measurement
    • Build, launch, and manage e-commerce stores
    • Develop and maintain customer loyalty online

    For more information on the Google IT Automation with Python certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-digital-marketing-ecommerce

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    NOTE: Applicants for this course must have previous training in IT foundation skills or have prior experience in the field.

    Six-Module Online Course

    The Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate is an online course designed to provide IT professionals with in-demand skills -- including Python, Git, and IT automation -- that can help you advance your career.

    The 3-6 month online course teaches students how to program with Python and how to use Python to automate common system administration tasks. You'll also learn to use Git and GitHub, troubleshoot and debug complex problems, and apply automation at scale by using configuration management and the Cloud.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. This new beginner-level certificate will prepare you for a variety of roles in IT, like more advanced IT Support Specialist or Junior Systems Administrator positions.

    Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google, and more.

    The six modules in the course include:

    • Crash course on Python
    • Using Python to interact with the operating system
    • Introduction to Git and GitHub
    • Troubleshooting and Debugging Techniques
    • Configuration Management and the Cloud
    • Automating Real-World Tasks with Python

    For more information on the Google IT Automation with Python certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-it-automation

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Google Data Analytics Certificate

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    Eight-Module Online Course

    The Google Data Analytics Certificate, developed by Google and administered by Coursera, is designed to teach the foundations of data analytics and help you develop job-ready skills that are in demand, like how to analyze and process data to gain key business insights.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. This new beginner-level certificate will prepare you for a variety of roles in IT, like a data analyst, data scientist, finance analyst, operations analyst, data technician, business performance analyst, marketing analyst, business intelligence analyst, or healthcare analyst.

    Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google, and more.

    The eight modules in the course include:

    • Foundations: Data, Data, Everywhere
    • Ask Questions to Make Data-Driven Decisions
    • Prepare Data For Exploration
    • Process Data from Dirty to Clean
    • Analyze Data to Answer Questions
    • Share Data Through the Art of Visualization
    • Data Analysis with R Programming
    • Data Analytics Capstone Project: Complete a Case Study

    For more information on the Google Data Analytics certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-data-analytics

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Google UX Design Certificate

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    Seven-Module Online Course

    Get started in the fast-growing field of user experience (UX) design with a professional certificate developed by Google. Learn the foundations of UX design, including empathizing with users, building wireframes and prototypes, and conducting research to test your designs.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. This new beginner-level certificate will prepare you for a variety of design roles such as UX designer, UI designer, UX researcher, Interaction Designer, and Visual designer. and Product designer.

    Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google, and more.

    The seven modules in the course include:

    • Foundations of User Experience (UX) Design
    • Start the UX Design Process: Empathize, Define, and Ideate
    • Build Wireframes and Low-Fidelity Prototypes
    • Conduct UX Research and Test Early Concepts
    • Create High-Fidelity Designs and Prototypes in Figma
    • Responsive Web Design in Adobe XD
    • Design for Social Good and Prepare for Jobs

    For more information on the Google UX Design certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-ux-design

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Google Project Management Certificate

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    Six-Module Online Course

    Get started in the high-growth field of project management with a professional certificate developed by Google. Discover how to manage projects efficiently and effectively, using traditional and agile methods.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. This new beginner-level certificate will prepare you for a variety of jobs, such as project assistant, project associate, operations associate, project analyst, and project coordinator.

    Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers, like Walmart, Sprint, Hulu, Bank of America, Google, and more.

    The six modules in the course include:

    • Foundations of Project Management
    • Project Initiation: Starting a Successful Project
    • Project Planning: Putting it All Together
    • Project Execution: Running the Project
    • Agile Project Management
    • Applying Project Management in the Real World

    For more information on the Google Project Management certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/google-project-management

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

    Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate

    NOTE: You must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma to qualify.

    Four-Module Online Course

    This program, developed by digital marketing experts at Aptly together with Facebook marketers, includes industry-relevant curriculum designed to prepare you for an entry-level role in social media marketing.

    Individuals who complete the course are given access to an exclusive national employer consortium where recruiters search through graduates to hire for open positions. This new beginner-level certificate will prepare you for a variety of jobs in social media, such as Social Media Assistant, Social Media Intern, Social Media Specialist, Social Media Marketer, Social Media Coordinator, Social Media Strategist, or Social Media Analyst.

    Upon completion of the program, you’ll get access to career resources that can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing. You’ll also have the option to share your information with potential employers.

    The four modules in the course include:

    • Introduction to Social Media Marketing
    • Social Media Management
    • Fundamentals of Media Advertising
    • Advertising with Facebook

    For more information on the Facebook Social Media Marketing Professional certificate, visit https://www.coursera.org/professional-certificates/facebook-social-media-marketing

    To request a scholarship, please fill out the Request Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you.

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