Educational Opportunities

Basic Skills Plus

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The Basic Skills Plus program allows eligible high school equivalency (GED ®/HiSET and Adult High School) students to concurrently enroll in selected career pathways/curriculum classes with the tuition waived. The program is designed to provide students with tools and resources necessary to persist and succeed in earning not only a high school credential but also to jump start into a career pathway. The program includes job and career preparation classes.

Career Pathways offered:
Advanced Manufacturing
Automotive Systems Technology
Business Administration
Culinary Arts
Early Childhood Education
Facility Management
HVAC & Refrigeration
Medical Assisting Technology
Nurse Aide (CNA)
Pharmacy Technician
Table Gaming
Welding

Forms:
Basic Skill Plus Application
Basic Skill Plus Referral Form

A student must be enrolled in one of our High School Equivalency classes, must attend class consistently, must have adequate test scores and have passed one section of the GED/HiSET test or finished one AHS credit to be recommended for this program. More information will be available in the classroom.

Please call Donna Wilson at 828.339.4272 to reserve a spot in an upcoming registration and orientation session.