Learning new job skills is easier than you think. Goodwill works with our region’s community colleges and other training partners to offer classes in healthcare, trade skills, office technology and more. See the schedule below for upcoming classes offered in Winston-Salem.

Goodwill’s Outreach Scholarship Fund offers financial assistance for qualified individuals. For application details, call 336-724-3621 ext. 11327 or email careers@goodwillnwnc.org.

Class Schedule: Summer and Fall 2024

To schedule a placement test, email careers@goodwillnwnc.org.

Nurse Assistant I: T/W/TH, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m., 6/3/2024 – 9/4/2024
Pharmacy Assistant: T/TH, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 5/7/2024 – 6/27/2024

Service Industry
Culinary Arts Certification: M/T/W/TH/F, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., 4/15/2024 – 7/11/2024
Culinary Arts Certification: M/T/W/TH/F, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., 5/28/2024 – 8/30/2024
Culinary Arts Certification: M/T/W/TH/F, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., 7/22/2024 – 10/14/2024

Office Technology
Intro to Clerical: M/W, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., TBD – TBD

Trade Skills
Highway Construction Trade Academy: M/T/W/TH/F, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., 5/6/2024 – 5/17/2024
HVAC Svc Tech L1 & L2: T/W/TH, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., 5/6/2024 – 7/30/2024
Electrical Lineman: M/T/W/TH, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., 4/1/2024 – 6/18/2024
Forklift Training: M/T/W/TH/F, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., TBD – TBD
Welding: Basics & Beyond: M/T/W, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., 5/20/2024 – 7/31/2024
Welding: Basics & Beyond: M/T/W, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 5/20/2024 – 7/31/2024
Truck Driving Training: M/T/W/TH, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Starts weekly
Basic Construction Skills: M/T/W/TH, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 5/20/2024 – 7/29/2024

Program Descriptions:

Healthcare Programs
Nursing Assistant I: Covers basic nursing skills, patient care, CPR certification, and more. Duration: 12 to 18 weeks. Fees: $240 plus books/supplies.
Nursing Assistant II: For those with Nurse Aide I certification, focusing on advanced care. Duration: 12 weeks. Fees: $250 plus books/supplies.
Medical Office I: Introduction to medical terminology and coding. Duration: 12 weeks. Fees: $190 plus books.
Pharmacy Assistant: Entry-level retail pharmacy skills. Duration: 8 weeks. Fees: $135 plus book.
Veterinary Assistant Training: Both beginner and advanced courses available. Duration: 12 to 16 weeks. Fees: $135 plus book.

Service Industry Programs
Culinary Arts Certification: In partnership with Providence Culinary Training, includes ServSafe certification. Duration: 12 weeks. Fee: $390.

Office Technology Programs
Intro to Clerical Assistant: Covers practical communication, Microsoft Word & Excel, and more. Duration: 6 weeks. Fee: $130 (Free for under- and unemployed).

Trade Skills Programs
Welding, Basic Construction, Electrical Lineman, Facility Maintenance Tech, and more courses available in the fields of construction, electrical, HVAC, and welding.
Professional Truck Driving: In partnership with TransTech and Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, includes classroom and on-the-road training. Fees: $4650. Duration: 5-6 weeks.


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