May 18 2016
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Free GED preparation and workforce readiness classes are being offered this summer in Christiansburg by New River Community College.The college's Office of Transitional Programs organizes these classes to help adults increase skills to pass the GED exam and prepare for college or a career.
Summer session begins at the NRCC New River Valley Mall site on May 23 and continues until July 27. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Students will prepare to take the GED/high school equivalency exam, prepare for the Virginia Placement Test and learn employability skills.They will also have the opportunity to master computer literacy skills and earn a Microsoft digital literacy certificate.
Adults with Internet access may choose to participate in the distance education program to prepare for the GED/high school equivalency exam. Distance education students work at their own pace to complete assignments and have access to instructor support and assistance.
Classes are open to all adults age 18 and older. More information is available by calling 540-674-3682.