Goodwill’s free Tableau training course provides participants with a foundational knowledge of Tableau. This course is targeted toward first-time users and developers. By the end of the course, participants will be confident in building charts and dashboards and will know how to pursue additional information on their own to continue expanding their skills.

Upcoming Training Dates

Enrollment Assessments Interview & Selection Training Dates
May 9 – 20 May 23 – 29 May 31 – June 10 June 27 – July 28

Course Timeframe

Goodwill’s Tableau training course lasts five weeks. It’s an online class that meets virtually from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays for a total of three hours each week.

Course Details

To learn more about this course’s topic outline, tools, learning outcomes and instructor credentials, download the Tableau course syllabus.

Certification Opportunities

While there is a Tableau Certified Data Analyst certification, it is not offered as part of this course. Goodwill’s Tableau course provides foundational knowledge and is a stepping stone to the certification exam. If you are interested in becoming certified after completing Goodwill’s Tableau course, you can learn more about the certification exam.


In order to apply to Goodwill’s Tableau training course, you must have the MOS-Excel certification or pass an Excel assessment and successfully pass a brief selection process. You must be familiar with formulas and knowledge of pivot tales is preferred.

Requirements for Completion

To successfully complete Goodwill’s Tableau training course, you must:

  • Have at least an 85% attendance rate
  • Present all class projects, assignments and tasks
  • Complete a final project, if applicable
  • Internship (if any) is mandatory

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Job Search Support

As a participant in one of Goodwill’s training courses, you’ll have access to a Career Navigator who can help you with your resume and interview skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with our Employer Engagement Team, who can help you find and secure employment.

Get Started

If you are interested in taking this course, you live within our 18-county territory in the Carolinas and…

If you have already completed Goodwill’s intake process:
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We also accept walk-ins at all of our career centers.

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