General Education Development, is a set of five multiple choice tests in the following areas of study: language arts writing, language arts reading, social studies, science and mathematics. GED is recognized across Canada and the United States. Many employers will accept the GED in place of a high school diploma and some college programs accept the GED in place of a prerequisite, but you should enquire at individual colleges to confirm.
GED Tests are scheduled throughout the academic year. They are usually held on a Saturday from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Upcoming Tests Dates:
|Lac La Biche Campus||Cold Lake Campus|
|Saturday, April 29, 2017||Saturday, February 11, 2017|
|Saturday, June 3, 2017||Saturday, June 17, 2017|
If you wish to write your GED test or have any questions, please contact one of the campuses below.
Cold Lake Campus: 780-639-0030 ext. 7102
Lac La Biche or St. Paul Campus: 780-623-5551 ext. 5518
Special writing dates can be added for interested organizations, dependent on the number of candidates and circumstances. Please inquire (additional costs may be involved). A study guide is available at the College Bookstore (or local campus) titled Complete Canadian GED Preparation. It costs about $30.00. In addition, you can enquire about a GED preparation course which run dependant on the number of interested candidates.
GED Requirements: You must be 18 years of age or over and out of high school for at least 10 consecutive months.
GED Test Fees: $200 full exam; $190 rewrite exam.