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Camden Campus Community Education

Adult Basic Skills Classes (formerly GED)


Camden County College’s Adult Basic Skills High School Completion Test Preparation Program (formerly called GED) has been proudly serving New Jersey residents since 2008. We offer a unique academic program in a family atmosphere with qualified and caring instructors.

Our comprehensive, 12 month program is customized to meet the needs of each student. After studying reading, writing, science, social studies and math, the students will take practice tests. If they do well, they can take the actual test. When the students pass all 5 parts of the new HiSet High School Completion Test, they earn a New Jersey State endorsed High School Diploma!

With their High School diplomas, the students can participate in the Annual Graduation Ceremony, wear a cap and gown, and have their friends and relatives share in their special day.


SPECIAL FEATURES:


Customer Service Certification Classes
Financial Literacy Program
College & Career Readiness
Life Skills Workshops
Educational Field Trips
Keyboarding
Family Reading Program

ACADEMIC COURSES:


Language Arts
- Reading
- Writing
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Academic Support



ADDITIONAL STUDENT SERVICES:


Academic Counseling
Eye Screenings
Personalized Support
Job Coaching
Math Tutoring
Community Work Experience Program (CWEP)
Career Connections


Next Registration/Orientation for our Daytime & Summer Classes

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

There are only 50 Spaces available for each session.

All Registration/ Orientation sessions are 3 hours long. Registration is first-come, first-served.


Session Information

Registration Location

Times

DAYTIME/CAMDEN

Class Times: Monday
through Friday : 9 AM - 1:50 PM

 

Camden City Campus
College Hall
Room 508

Doors Open at 8 and Close 8:30 AM

Registration begins at 8:30 AM
Ends at 11:30 AM


EVENING/CAMDEN

Class Times: Monday
through Thursday: 5 PM
8:00 PM



Camden City Campus

College Hall
Room 508



Doors Open at 4:30 PM and Close 5:00 PM

Registration begins at 5:00 PM
and Ends at 8:00 PM


EVENING/BLACKWOOD

Class Times: Monday through
Thursday: 5 PM
8:00 PM



Blackwood Campus

CIM Building
Room 218


Doors Open at 4:30 PM and Close 5:00 PM

Registration begins at 5:00 PM
and Ends at 8:00 PM




MUST BRING:


1. Picture ID - (choose from one of the following):

  • NJ Driver's License
  • NJ Non-Driver's License
  • Camden County ID

2. Social Security Card

3. Birth Certificate

4. Copy of any GED or HiSet Test Results

5. Parent or guardian, for 16 or 17 year old students must also attend the Registration/ Orientation.


** PLEASE DO NOT BRING CHILDREN **



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What is the cost for the preparation classes?

Classes are FREE.


How do I register?

Call (856) 968-1315 and leave your name and phone number on the answering machine.
You will be placed on our mailing list and information will be mailed to you about one week prior to registration.


When are classes held?

We offer (3) sessions During the School Year (Sept. – April)

Camden Campus:
9:00am – 1:50pm (Mon – Fri) DAY
5:00pm – 8:00pm (Mon – Thurs) EVENING

Blackwood Campus:
5:00pm – 8:00pm (Mon – Thurs) EVENING


We offer (1) session during the Summer (July – August)


Camden Campus:
9:00am – 1:50pm (Mon – Thurs) DAY

How does the ABS Program work?

Each adult student who enrolls will be pre-tested in reading and mathematics with the TABE test. After taking the TABE test the Program’s instructors will have an individual conference with each student and review the results of the tests. From the TABE results the students will be grouped according to their abilities within the mathematics, reading, and writing subject areas. In addition, all students will receive weekly instruction in science and social studies.


How much is the HiSet High School Completion Test and when can I take the exam?

You can contact the Camden County College Testing Center at (856) 968-1287 for specifics on the cost and times to take the HiSet exam.



Adult Basic Skills/Community Work Experience Program (CWEP)


Camden County College Adult Basic Skills/CWEP Program is a unique workforce readiness program for pre-screened, highly motivated students. In addition to receiving classroom instruction toward passing the HiSet exam, CWEPs learn essential clerical skills working in the ABS office every day. The CWEP program is also available for English as a Second Language clients. ABS provides ESL CWEPs with classroom instruction to learn how to read and write in English.


Admission Requirements for CWEP Program:

  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) client
  • Must be 16 years of age and older
  • Provide an Enrollment/Exit Activity Record that has been signed by a One-Stop case manager
  • Must be interviewed by our ABS job coach before acceptance into program
  • Child care must be in place in an approved facility

Click here for details about the NJHS Equivalency Test