Academic Skills/Test Preparation

SRJC Basic Academic Skills Certificate

High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation  for General Education Development (GED)/High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)

We offer FREE GED/HiSET preparation classes in English and Spanish at the Santa Rosa, Petaluma, and SRJC Roseland campuses, as well as at various off-campus locations.

For questions, contact us at (707) 527-4834.

Certificate of Competency

  • Prepares students for a High School equivalency test (GED, HiSET) 
    • Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Certificate of Completion

  • The Certificate of Completion in Basic Academic Skills provides basic math, reading, writing skills for:
    • entry level college preparation
    • workplace

Basic Academic Skills Certificate Application

Program Requirements

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How long will it take me to prepare to pass the GED or HiSET test?

    This depends on your previous schooling, your attendance, and your motivation. After your orientation, our instructors will help you set realistic goals. You can also take GED or HiSET practice tests; these scores will give you a better idea of your readiness.

    2. Should I prepare for the GED or HiSET  test?

    The GED and HiSET tests are recognized throughout North America and can be taken two months before your 18th birthday or anytime thereafter. 

    3. What happens after I pass my GED or HiSET?

    We encourage you to see an SRJC counselor and set your educational goals.