Academic Upgrade


Goodwill’s Detroit Career Center offers academic upgrade services designed for persons who want to improve their reading or math skills in order to become employed.

To be eligible for this service one must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrollment.

Basic Computer Training

A 16-week course designed to develop entry-level skills in contemporary office procedures. The course emphasizes keyboarding skills with a target of 40 words per minute by course completion. Concurrent with typing skills the student receives introductory training in the Microsoft Office suite of applications with emphasis on Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Minor academic remediation in arithmetic and English is provided as required.