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:
1. Provide official proof of withdrawal from high school.
2. Pass all four (4) subjects of the GED Ready Practice Test which must be taken in a
proctored environment, under the supervision of a school official, at one of the Broward
Technical Colleges or Adult and Community Schools.
3. If a passing score on all (4) four subjects are met, the candidate will complete the CTACE
GED Underage Waiver Application which must be signed by a parent/guardian and
notarized. A school official from the proctored test site will fill in the GED Ready Scores and
submit the documents to the GED Testing Office for approval.
**If a passing score on one or more subjects is not met, the candidate must enroll in a
GED Preparation Course at one of the Broward Technical Colleges or Adult and
Community Schools to remediate and re-test.
4. A school official must submit the GED Underage Waiver and proof of high school
withdrawal to the district GED coordinator for approval.
The GED office cannot accept these documents from a parent or student.
We highly encourage all underage students to enroll in a preparation course to ensure their
success on the GED Ready Practice Test. To enroll in a GED Preparation course, Please
call (754) 321-5451 for the Online GED® course or (754) 321-5492 for the Face-to-Face course.
To schedule an appointment for the GED Ready Practice Test at Sheridan Technical College,
please email or call 754-321-5419.
*Accommodations are available with prior approval. More information is provided on the website.