GED® Preparation

The GED® Preparation program is available to those students who do not have a high school diploma and intend to enroll or are currently enrolled in a Workforce Education Program. This course provides individualized instruction in preparation for the GED® test and allows you to work at your own pace. The GED® Preparation course includes the four subject areas measured on the GED® test:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Science
  • Social Studies

We offer the GED® preparation course online and face-to-face. For more information please call (754) 321-5451 for the Online GED® course or (754) 321-5492 for the Face-to-Face course.

Prior to enrolling in the GED® preparation course, you will need to take the CASAS Goals/TABE  placement test. The CASAS Goals/TABE  test is offered at the MAIN campus, Monday – Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Building 11, by appointment only and at the WEST campus on Tuesday 9:00 a.m. in Room 116, no appointment necessary. There is a $15 testing fee and you will need to bring a valid picture I.D. (State I.D., Driver’s License or Passport). The CASAS Goals/TABE  test consists of 3 sections, Reading, Language and Math and may take more than one day (appx. 4 ½ hours each day) to complete all sections. Please plan accordingly.

Take Your GED® Test

The GED® test on computer offers test-takers:

  • Same day scoring
  • 24/7 registration and scheduling online
  • Flexible testing and pay as you go options
  • Detailed score report including college and career readiness information
  • An electronic, secure, diploma and Smart Transcript
  • Online access to view, print, and request a professionally printed diploma free of charge

The GED® test must be taken in person, at an official GED® testing center. Register today at A testing fee of $32 per subject is required. Credit card payments are made online at time of registration.

The GED® test contains 4 content areas:

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts – 150 minutes
  • Mathematical Reasoning – 115 minutes
  • Science – 90 minutes
  • Social Studies – 70 minutes

GED® Test Passing Scores: (145 -164) per subject; GED® College Ready Scores (165-174) ; GED® College Ready + Credit (175-200)

Must be 18 years of age, however, 16 or 17 year olds may be eligible if they meet the underage Broward County requirements listed below. Broward County GED® testing requirements for 16 or 17 years olds:
    1. Provide proof of official High School withdrawal.
    2. You must be enrolled in a GED® preparation class in any Adult, Community or Technical College in Broward County and take the GED Ready® Practice Test under the supervision of the instructor. Your instructor will provide proof of passing scores on the GED Ready® Practice Test.
    3. Complete the CTACE Workforce Education GED® Underage Waiver Application, which must be notarized and signed by a legal guardian as well as your instructor. (Your instructor will supply this form).
    4. Provide your GED ID number which is in your account under your profile dropdown information.
    5. The instructor will submit all documents to the district GED coordinator for approval. The GED office cannot accept these documents from a parent or student.

*Accommodations are available with prior approval.  More information is provided on the website.