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GED Classes

Update, May 19, 2020: In the interests of student and staff safety, walk-in assessments are currently suspended until Philadelphia is in the "Green." Prospective students should keep checking this page or with program coordinators for next steps.

College & Career Readiness Programs





New Learner Assessment is the first step for anyone interested in Training Fund classes. – first come, first served – at the Fund's Breslin Learning Center (100 South Broad Street, 10th Floor) on the following days:

                                     Day  Arrive by                 Test Begins                    
Evening  Monday  3:30 PM 4:00 PM
Afternoon  Tuesday   12:30 PM 1:00 PM
Morning   Thursday  8:30 AM 9:00 AM


Youth assessments for the PWI Youth Nurse Aide and GED to Healthcare Careers Programs:

                                     Day  Arrive by                 Testing                   
1st and 3rd  Wednesdays  12:30 PM 1:00 - 4:00 PM
2nd and 4th  Fridays  9:00 AM 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

  • The GOALS test is a computer based test. You only need to be able to use a mouse to select your answers and the keyboard to type in your name and basic information. We will help you if needed.
  • Allow at least 4 hours for your assessment (this includes completing your intake application, testing, reviewing your results, and getting your next steps)
  • You must arrive before the arrival time! Anyone who arrives after the set arrival times above will be asked to return another day for assessment.
   Evening cohort testing is available for District 1199C union members. Contact Jim Keller or call 215-568-2220 for details. 

You should reserve a minimum of 4 hours to complete the Assessment.
Testing seats are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis only.

Arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled testing time – no late testers will be accepted!

Click on any category heading for more information.

  • GED to Careers Program

    For Philadelphia residents between 17-24 years old. Earn your GED and prepare for a career. See this page for more information or contact Roland Williams at (215) 568-2220 ext. 5407 or

  • GED & Foundation Programs

    These courses provide the foundational knowledge to pass the GED and refresh high school academics along with building necessary computer skills.

    Classes include:


    Math and Language Arts

    Required Grade Level - Up to 5.9


    Math and Language Arts

    Required Grade Level 6.0-8.9


    Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies

    Required Grade Level 9.0

  • Transition Bridge Programs

    Are accelerated and a contextualization of course work focused on supporting adult students in gaining the skills needed to obtain a job, retain a job, compete for better jobs all while building reading and math skills to prepare for admission into post-secondary programs.

    Pharmacy Tech
    Child Development Associate
    Behavior Health
    Home Health Aide
    Nurse Aide
  • Pre-Nursing Bridge

    Part-time classes in English, Mathematics and Science to help students upgrade their academic skills and gain the proficiency necessary to succeed in passing TEAS test for nursing and other technical training and college degree programs.

  • College Bridge: Pre-College Writing/Pre-College Algebra

    These classes provide college level writing and algebra instruction to help students upgrade their skills and prepare for the College Entrance Exam.