Registration open for adult classes to prepare for college, health care


December 27, 2011

@Registration is now open for the broad array of adult education classes and diploma programs offered by Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania at seven sites in Allegheny County and one in Fayette County.

Career Pathway GED® courses range from beginning literacy and academic brush-up programs to courses to prepare for college or work in the health care field.

Goodwill is also enrolling students for the Goodwill Employment Training Center (GETC), the agency's state private licensed school located in Goodwill's Workforce Development Center in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh. The GETC offers diploma programs in administrative or health care office skills.

During 2012, Career Pathway GED® classes will be offered at locations in downtown Pittsburgh, Lawrence-ville, McKees Rocks, McKeesport, Northside, South Side and Uniontown. Class subjects include computer certification, GED® preparation, training for medical or trades fields, customer service training, and career exploration. Starting dates vary by location.

The GETC offers diploma programs in Administrative Office Skills and Health Care Office Skills. A short term computer certification class is also available. Classes start on Monday, January 23, following full-day orientation sessions on January 18 and 19. The diploma programs also include an externship providing students an opportunity to put these newly learned skills to use. Driver's education is also available in Lawrence-ville and Fayette with open-ended start dates.

For more details about classes at all locations, contact the Career Pathway GED® registration line: 412-632-1841. For more information about the GETC, contact Megan Moore at 412-632-1706.


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