Goodwill Employment Training Center (GETC)
We offer two Diploma Programs:
- Administrative Office Skills - Graduates can expect to find entry-level receptionist, secretarial, data entry and clerical positions in a variety of settings including educational institutions, large corporations, small businesses, financial and legal institutions, health care facilities, and customer service centers.
- Health Care Office Skills - Graduates can expect to find entry-level receptionist, data entry, secretarial, clerical, admissions, and medical transcription positions in medical settings including hospitals, physician’s offices, long-term health care facilities, medical labs, insurance companies, and outpatient clinics.
Next program start dates - July 8, 2013 and September 11, 2013
- Scholarships available to qualified applicants
Goodwill Employment Training Center (GETC) is a business unit of Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania. In 1996, Goodwill Employment Training Center received its private school license from the Pennsylvania Department of Education State Board of Private Licensed Schools and began operations.
Educational Philosophy and Objectives
The primary goal of GETC is to prepare our students to successfully enter the contemporary world of work through quality vocational educational programs. Each student is provided with a learning environment which is designed to provide intensive, hands-on opportunities to achieve the skill levels necessary to acquire employment in their chosen area of study. In addition, each student is provided with a strong orientation to the pursuit of lifelong learning in order to enhance his or her future career development. The curriculum for each Program of Study is continually evaluated and updated to ensure that our courses consistently meet the skill requirements of the industry.
Faculty and Staff
Michael J. Smith
Patricia L. Trainer
Chief Operating Officer/Compliance Officer
Vice President, Human Services
Director of Education, Assessment and Training
Lorretta D. Reed
Assistant Director, GETC
Administrative Office Skills Instructor
Health Care Office Skills Instructor
Driver's Education Instructor