Digital Skills Training And Certifications

Certifications

Goodwill also offers entry-level training and certification opportunities to Southwest Florida job seekers in the following areas:

  • Culinary
  • Home Healthcare
  • Excellence (ASE) GI certification, a national certification in the auto repair industry
  • English as a Second Language

To register for classes or for information on our certifications, email Sandra Plazas or call (239) 995-2106, ext. 2304. 

Goodwill And Hodges U Direct Affiliation

To keep job seekers moving forward and on a path toward success, Goodwill and Hodges U Direct, an express Division of Hodges University, teamed up to offer workforce-directed certificates and degrees that are in demand.  Areas include healthcare, technology, business, management, finance and English as a Second Language (ESL).  These classes can be taken at select Goodwill CRC locations in addition to classes on campus, online, and through Technology Enhanced Classrooms (TEC), or live online. 

Both Goodwill and Hodges University are working hard to be accessible to all those who want to further their education. Goodwill offers a strong start for those looking to begin or change a career and Hodges U Direct will take you to the next level.

Class Locations
Lee County

Bonita Springs

11601 Bonita Beach Rd. Bonita Springs, FL 34135

CLASSES

Every Friday 10:00am to 12:00 pm 

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications
    12 pm to 2:00 pm - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges)

For more information call: (239) 357-4024

HODGES U DIRECT LOCATION

Cape Coral Location: 32226 Del Prado, Cape Coral, FL 33904 

Charleston Park Neighborhood Outreach

2541 Charleston Park Dr., Alva, FL 33920 

CLASSES

Monday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesdays 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Thursdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (alternate 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications
    Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges

For more information: (239) 823-7927 

Lehigh

2825 Lee Boulevard Lehigh Acres, FL 33971

CLASSES

Every Monday 10:00am to 12:00 pm

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications 1 pm to 4:00 pm - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges)

For more information call: (239) 369-4774

HODGES U DIRECT LOCATION

Palm Beach

4162 Palm Beach Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33916

CLASSES

Every Wedneday 10:00am to 12:00 pm 

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications
    12 pm to 2:00 pm - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges

For more information call: (239) 693-9510 ext 0 

Pine Manor

Neighborhood Outreach: 5547 Tenth Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Call for appointments (239) 275-5180

Goodwill Digital Training Center:

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications and 
    Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges
     
Charlotte County

Port Charlotte

24123 Peachland Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL 33652

CLASSES

  • TBA - Computer basics and preparation for certifications
  • TBA - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges)

HODGES U DIRECT LOCATION

Collier County

Mobile CRC

  • CRC on wheels - Computer stations with internet access.

Call to schedule an appointment (239) 634-9601

Naples

3579 East Tamiami Trail, Naples, FL 34112

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications, Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges

Call to Schedule an appointment - (239) 732-6310

   
Hendry Glades County

Clewiston

969 West Sugarland Hwy. Clewiston, FL 33440

Call to Schedule an appointment: (863) 983-2774

LaBelle

91 S. Lee Street LaBelle, FL 33935

CLASSES

Every Wednesday and Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Computer basics and preparation for certifications
    Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Northstar Proctored assessment to earn certifications and badges)

For more information: (863) 675-0559

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