Electrician Fundamentals Description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

  • 160 hours over four (4) weeks. 80 hours Construction CORE & Leadership Fundamentals and 80 hours of Electrical Awareness and Install Training. 
  • OSHA 10 and Basic Safety training 
  • Introduction to construction math, hand tools, power tool, blueprint reading, construction drawing, and back rigging. 
  • Job Placement support by ABC NorCal for successful graduates    

Certifications Upon Successful Completion:

  • OSHA 10
  • NCCER Construction Core
  • ABC NorCal Pre-Apprenticeship Certification
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Electrical Trainee card State of CA (required to be employed by a C10 contractor)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Pass pre-assessment in basic computer literacy, math skills & measurements
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED (preferred but not required)
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 5 hours and lift at least 25 lbs
  • Availability to attend Mandatory Orientation the week prior to session start date

Course Information:

  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Time 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Location: Goodwill of Silicon Valley – 1080 N. 7th St, SJ, CA 95112

Session Information:

Stay tuned for session dates in 2023! Click APPLY NOW to pre-register.

 

Class A License Truck Driving Course Description:

Start your career in the trucking industry! By enrolling in this program Goodwill of Silicon Valley will pay the cost of tuition for Coast to Coast Trucking School. In this program, Goodwill will provide career readiness support and guidance in obtaining your Class A Permit. You must obtain your Class A Permit before you can start with Coast to Coast.

While enrolled at Coast to Coast Trucking school you will learn how to perform inspections and drive behind the wheel in a manual truck. By successfully completing this program you will earn your Class A License to pursue employment as a Commercial Truck Driver.

You are responsible to

  • Pay costs associated with earning your DMV Class A permit 
    • This includes, and is not limited to: Medical Evaluation, DMV permit and endorsement knowledge test fees, and TSA Background check for Hazmat endorsement
  • Study for and pass Permit test: general knowledge of driving a commercial vehicle, air brakes, and combinations, as well as any endorsements of your choosing: hazmat, double and triple trailers, and tanker vehicles
  • Attend scheduled meetings with CTE Staff: Review DMV Commercial Handbook, update Resume, and provide updates to DMV appointments
  • Provide proof of earning Commercial Class A Permit prior to enrolling in training
  • Attend scheduled training sessions with Coast to Coast Trucking School
  • Provide updates on job search to gain assistance in finding employment

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Must have a social security card and ID or driver’s license
  • Must have documentation to show proof of residency
  • Must have reliable transportation to get to training site
  • Must pass Medical Evaluation for Department of Transportation
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 6-8 hours and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Fluent in the English language

Training Information:

Coast to Coast Truck Driving hours: Tuesday through Saturday,  8:00am – 2:00pm

Location: 740 W San Carlos St San Jose, CA 95126

Required training hours to earn license: 180 hours minimum (6 – 8 weeks)

Session Information:

Classes are ongoing. Earn your class A permit to enroll.

For inquiries, please contact cte@goodwillsv.org or click the APPLY NOW button below.

Medical Assistant  (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

What you get from this program
Participants will develop, identify, and analyze instructional skills that will lead to job opportunities in the medical field. Through various lectures and hands on experience, students will be able to implement a variety of medical assistant skills such as following HIPAA & OSHA guidelines, general administrative duties, medical terminology, Clinical duties, billing, and coding. Life skills and job readiness training are also provided during this training course.

In this program, students will learn:

  • Medical terminology, billing, and coding
  • How to take patients’ vital signs
  • Giving injections (IM, ID, & subQ), Venipunctures, and doing ECGs
  • Dose calculations and metric conversions

Certifications Earned

  • CPR certification
  • JobTrain Certificate of Achievement
  • Eligible to take the Profession Industry Certification: NCCT-National Certification Of Competency Testing (optional)

Career Opportunities:

  • Medical Offices
  • Optometrist Offices
  • Wellness Centers
  • Surgical Center
  • Other Medical Specialty and Outpatient facilities

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • 18 years or older
  • Must live in one of the following Counties – San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, or Santa Cruz.
  • Can only enroll in one JobTrain training program.
  • Must not have any adult criminal convictions or any pending charges of any court (other than minor traffic convictions) or have proof of expungement or dismissal of conviction. A background check will be done during the first week of the program.
  • Updated immunizations including 2 Step TB skin test or Quantiferon, 3 series of Hepatitis B or Titer, 2 doses of MMR or Titer, 2 doses of Varicella or Titer, DTaP vaccine or titer, Flu, Covid19, and complete Physical Examination to participate in Clinical Externship. Must complete and submit the Physical Examination Form provided during the enrollment process.
  • Must be drug and alcohol free to qualify for employment.
  • Proof of High School Diploma/Equivalent completed prior to start of class.
  • Proficient in Math and English – Must pass WONDERLIC assessments at 9th grade level or higher
  • Ability to stand for 6 hours and to lift 25 lbs.

Course Information:

Length: 11 weeks + 160 hrs externship
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm for academic portion; 8:00am – 5:00pm for externship
Location: Online & Onsite (1080 N. 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112)

Session Information:

Session 1     Start: 01/09/2023     End: 03/24/2023

Session 2     Start: 04/03/2023     End: 06/16/2023

IT Service and Support description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

  • Prepares graduates for entry level desktop support, help desk, and technical customer service jobs
  • Introduces troubleshooting and customer service, networking operating systems, system administration, automation and security
  • Earns a Google IT Support Professional Certification (must pass certification exam)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the USA, I8 years or older, Must live in one of the following Counties – San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, or Santa Cruz.
  • Can only enroll in one JobTrain training program.
  • HS Diploma/Equivalent completed prior to start of class.
  • Possesses basic math skills and proficiency in written and oral communication skills.

Career Opportunities:

  • IT Support Technician
  • Help Desk Specialist
  • IT Desktop Support Tech

Course Information:

Monday to Friday
Length: 11 weeks

Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Online

Session Information:

Session 1     Start: 01/23/2023      End: 04/07/2023 

Session 2     Start: 04/24/2023      End: 07/07/2023 

Construction Fundamentals – Laborer’s Pre-Apprenticeship description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

This construction fundamentals program ensures participants gain the tools and basic knowledge to start a new career in the construction field:

  • Students will earn a Pre-apprenticeship certification with Northern California Laborers’ Training Center (LIUNA).
  • They will also have the opportunity to earn certifications for: OSHA 10 safety training, First Aid/ CPR-AED,  Confined space awareness, Work zone safety & traffic control, Hazardous waste removal, Blueprint reading, and Skid steer loaders.
  • Students also receive employment preparation training, such as resume development and mock interviews

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Have reliable transportation
  • HSD/GED preferred but not required
  • Eligible to work in the USA with proof of documentation
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 6-8 hours and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must pass agility test at end of training
  • Driver’s license is preferred but not required
  • Availability to attend Mandatory Orientation the week prior to session start date

Career Opportunities:

  • Construction Apprentice
  • Equipment Operator
  • Parts Runner or Driver

Course Information:

  • Days: Monday – Friday
  • Length: 6 weeks
  • Time 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Location: Goodwill of Silicon Valley – 1080 N. 7th St, SJ, CA 95112

Session Information:

Stay tuned for session dates in 2023!

Click APPLY NOW to pre-register. 

 

CNC Machinist description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

  • 200 hrs of hands-on project-based learning around the tools of modern manufacturing
  • CAD programming software
  • Understanding shop math & problem solving
  • Job readiness training
  • Personal and professional development
  • Connect with manufacturers for employment

Learn the basics of a manufacturing shop environment, vocabulary to navigate the industry, basic metal shop equipment usages, blueprint reading, precision measurements, quality assurance, CNC essential skills, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), and so much more!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Pass pre-assessment in basic computer literacy, math skills & measurements
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED (preferred but not required)
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 5 hours and lift at least 25 lbs
  • Availability to attend Mandatory Orientation the week prior to session start date

Career Opportunities:

  • CNC Machine Operator
  • Fabricator
  • Apprenticeship
  • Entry Level Machinist Jobs

CNC Machinist Course Information:

  • Days: Monday – Thursday
  • Length: 10-12 weeks
  • Time: 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Location:  MetroEd, San Jose

Session Information:

Stay tuned for session dates in 2023! Click APPLY NOW to pre-register.

HVAC Description: (Programs are offered at NO COST to clients)

  • Hands-on training
  • Prepares graduates for HVAC apprenticeships
  • Understanding the basic fundamentals of HVAC installation
  • Introduction to EPA Type I & Type II CORE testing & HVAC Safety
  • Practical application of welding and brazing
  • Employment preparation, including resume writing and mock interviews

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED (preferred but not required)
  • In good physical health; ability to stand for 4 hours and lift at least 25 lbs
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Eligible to work in the USA
  • Availability to attend Mandatory Orientation the week prior to session start date

Career Opportunities:

  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Installer Technician

Course Information (subject to change):

Days: Monday – Friday

Length: 8 weeks
Time 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Goodwill of Silicon Valley – 1080 N. 7th St. San Jose, CA 95112

Session Information:

Stay tuned for session dates in 2023! Click APPLY NOW to pre-register.

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