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SNAP Employment and Training Program

If you are currently receiving SNAP benefits and have a high school diploma or GED, you may be eligible to take certain programs at Goodwin College for FREE! Goodwin’s short-term training employment & training programs give you the skills to be successful in today’s workforce.

Office Support Training

The SNAP E&T Program at Goodwin College is a six-week, short-term certificate program designed to provide training and services that improve employability for active SNAP recipients. Students will develop skills in the areas of:

  • Computer Literacy
  • World of Work
  • Survival Skills
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Business Communication Strategies
  • Career Management Workshop

This program is not credit bearing.

Security Guard & Administrative Training

Students will develop skills in the areas of:

  • Computer Literacy
  • World of Work
  • Survival Skills
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Security Officer Certification Training/Guard Card Certification
    • Introduction to Private Security
    • Basic First Aid Information
    • Basic Criminal Justice
    • Search and Seizure
    • Use of Force
    • Public Safety Issues
    • Written Exam
  • Observation & Documentation
  • Communication & Report Writing for Security Officers
  • Legal issues for Security Officers
  • Career Management Workshop

This program is not credit bearing. Fees to register for the Security Officer’s Training Certification Identification Card will be paid for by Goodwin College.

Human Services Assistant

These courses will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the theory, knowledge, attitudes, values and skills necessary for one to become an effective human service professional.

  • HSR 101 – Introduction to Human Services
  • HSR 105 – Community Organization and Advocacy

Students will also have a tutoring workshop for an additional 3 hours/week to provide guided support in computer literacy and tutoring on topic.

This program is not credit bearing.

Bookkeeping Clerk

The SNAP E&T Program at Goodwin College is a forty-five week program that will provide students with a comprehensive introduction and understanding of the role of accounting information in the business decision-making process utilizing industry-specific accounting software and related skills necessary for one to become an effective bookkeeper and improve employability for active SNAP recipients. Students will enroll in the following courses:

  • ACC 101 – Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC 210 – Principles of Accounting II
  • ACC 220 – Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 235 – Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 299 – Accounting Capstone
    This course provides the opportunity for the student to acquire three separate designations from American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, Intuit Corp. and Microsoft Corp.
  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council
  • BUS 1xx – General Business Elective

This program is not credit bearing.

Basic CNC Production

The program teaches the student basic skills industry employers are seeking: problem solving, safety, quality, production processes, machining maintenance, and teamwork. The student will also develop technical drawing, specification, and mathematical skills, while learning about material properties and material processing in manufacturing. Combining classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines, students will gain the knowledge and machining experience that is required to be successful in the field. Students will develop skills in the areas of:

  • BMM 101 – Key Principle of Manufacturing
    This course provides the opportunity for the student to take two national, portable credentialing exams with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.
  • BMM 140 – Principles in Manufacturing Mathematics
  • BMM 175 – CNC Machining I
  • BMM 240 – CAM I
  • BMM 110 – Technology in Advanced Manufacturing
    This course provides the opportunity for the student to take two national, portable credentialing exams with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.
  • BMM 222 – Technical Drawings and Specifications

This program provides the opportunity for the student to take four national, portable credentialing exams with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council.

This program is not credit bearing.

Upon completion of these programs students will have access to Career Services including job-search assistance, resume-writing, and mock-interviewing is available to graduates of this program.

To Request More Information, Call 860.727.6936 and ask for the "SNAP Program" today!

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Goodwin College is offering the SNAP Employment and Training Program in partnership with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.