Missing your High School Diploma?
Want to further your education or career but need a minimum of a high school education?
Discover more about our programs and how we can help turn your educational goals into a reality
At CVALA, we offer free classes in GED preparation (in the classroom or through distance) and digital literacy. Our Digital Literacy program is designed to assist individuals who are job hunting or seeking career advancement and are looking to improve their computer skills.
Our experienced teachers provide on-site academic guidance and support to overcome learning challenges in a self-paced learning environment.
GED Preparation - In Class
Our GED preparation program is designed to help you pass the GED test and earn your high school equivalency. Our instructors will work with you as you work at your own pace. We offer classes full-time, part-time, or in the evening at select locations.
In today's world, digital literacy is an essential skill. Our digital literacy courses cover topics such as computer basics, internet and email, computer security and privacy, and more. This course is for individuals who are job hunting or seeking career advancement.
GED Preparation - Distance
GED Distance is a self-paced course that prepares the learner to write the GED exams when coming to in-person classes is difficult. The learner is provided with a teacher who resides in their area to guide them through the course.
If you're 19 years or older, didn't graduate high school, and are no longer in the public school system, then you're eligible to take the GED tests. It is free of charge to take the tests and they are available in English or French. To obtain your high school equivalency diploma, you'll need to pass all five tests.
Why We Do It
Our goals include making adult education more accessible; increasing awareness of the importance of adult learning for full social inclusion and participation; poverty reduction and wealth generation; and enhancing our region’s labour market.