Get your High School Equivalency Diploma

About GED

Whether it's because you need it for a job or you promised yourself you'd get a high school diploma, Lakeland College is the place where you can write the test.
 
In Alberta, writing 5 general educational development (GED) tests is one way to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The tests cover:
  • Language Arts—Writing Test (Part I and Part II)
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Language Arts—Reading Test:
  • Mathematics (Part I and Part II)
 Lakeland College's Lloydminster campus is one of the centre where regular GED testing is available. See the drop down for our schedule.
 

Need help?

If you are comfortable reading newspapers and you can add, subtract, multiply, and divide without a calculator, you're halfway there.
 
We recommend you prepare by doing one or both of:
  • Use a GED Preparation Book. Copies are available at our campus bookstore as well as retail outlets. You may also be able to borrow a copy from the public library. Make sure you are using an edition after 2002.
  • Take an online course through Ed2Go.
For more information, contact Robyn
Toll-free: 1 800 661 6490 ext. 5746
Direct in Lloydminster: 780 871 5746
Email: robyn.burzynski@lakelandcollege.ca

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Eligibility Criteria
  • You may register to write the GED exam if you are 18 years of age or older, and have been out of school for at least 10 consecutive months.  
  • We recommend checking with your employer or with the educational institution you plan to attend to find out if they will accept the GED

Schedule your GED exam

You can register and pay for their GED exams at www.ged.com (24 hours per day) or by contacting the GED Call Center at 1 877 392 6433.

  • You will be required to complete a personal profile at www.ged.com before scheduling their exam. You need an email address for this process.
  • You can schedule tests over more than one testing day.
Scheduled Dates:


     
     
    Prepare for your GED test
    The GED Preparation Book is available from the Lakeland College Bookstore, or major bookstores (such as Chapters or Coles), as well as your public library. Please note you should use a Canadian edition more recent than 2002.

    Online GED Test Preparation Ed 2Go will help you develop the additional reading and thinking skills you'll need to succeed in all five GED test areas.
    After completion of this course, you should be well-equipped to take--and pass--the GED.

    Other notes
    • Rewrites are available for a $175 fee, regardless of the number of tests you need to rewrite.
    • The non-refundable examination fee can't be transferred to another writing location.
    • Examination dates are not transferable.
    • You must present photo identification to write the exam 
     







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