Need a job? We can help you prepare.
These days, employers require employees to accomplish many of their normal, daily duties by way of a computer. So, many jobs require basic to advanced computer user skills. Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas offers you the chance to learn these essential workplace skills. Our basic course is designed to be very user-friendly and specifically for people who have never used a computer before. If you already have some computer knowledge, intermediate classes might be a good fit for you. For those seeking to sharpen their knowledge further, advance classes are also available. Classes are free and will give you the opportunity to compete in today’s work environment to land your dream job or enhance your pay at your current place of employment.
What do the classes cover?
T-PALS also offers Career Enhancement Seminars to the public at no charge to prepare for entry in the workforce or to enhance their current employment. Please visit our Facebook site for an updated schedule and call to make a reservation for a seat. These seminars include:
Here's a look at some of the employment development classes we offer:
What does the class/training cost?
Nothing! It’s FREE based on the need/demand of the potential students the classes offered may change. Class times and length vary depending on the course; please call us for details.
What are the requirements?
Every individual will have to agree to have a background check conducted.
Will you work with me if I have a felony?
Criminal charges are reviewed and admittance into our classes is on a case by case basis.
Do you provide transportation to classes?
This is not a service Goodwill Industries of Northwest Texas offers.
Where are the courses held?
1904 Bell St. Amarillo, TX
715 28th St. Lubbock, TX
How do I sign up?
For services in Amarillo please call (806) 331-6890
For services in Lubbock please call (806) 744-8419
Computer banks and phone banks available for public use for job search purposes only.
T-PALS centers are temporarily closed to in-person services. If interested in participating in online and virtual training classes, please call (806) 744-8419 for more information.
The Training, Placement and Life Skills Program (T-PALS) is offered in both Lubbock and Amarillo and encompasses a number of free services including beginning, intermediate and advance computer skills classes and other employment-related training. Participants will have the opportunity to work closely with a T-PALS Employment Specialist while learning digital skills on technologically advanced and computer systems. relevant to today's work environment. Upon successful completion of a class, participants will earn continuing education credits to our partners at South Plains College. T-PALS also offers a free computer training center and phone bank for individuals to access for job-related interests. Just come by the center and fill out the necessary forms to get started, or call Goodwill T-PALS at the number listed below for your area with any questions. We look forward to working with you toward your success goals!
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715 28th St. Lubbock, TX 79404
Toll Free: 877.944.8419
We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; our mission is to create job opportunities for people with barriers to employment. We can only do this through the donations of our generous community, and the continued support from our loyal shoppers.