Basic Skills

High School Equivalency and Adult High School Graduation

The graduation ceremony for Adult High School and High School Equivalency Diploma (GED®) graduates will be Thursday, May 8th at 6:00 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium on the campus of Wayne Community College. Each graduate will be given three guest tickets for seating in the auditorium. Additional seating for guests without tickets will be available in the cafeteria next to the auditorium where there will be a monitor for viewing the ceremony.

Graduation practice will be Wednesday, May 7th from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in Moffatt Auditorium. Guest tickets will be given to graduates at this time.  It is important for graduates to attend this practice. For more information call Ms. Rabhan at 919-739-6917 or Ms. Redmon at 919-739-6903.

Caps and Gowns ordered by graduates may be picked up from the bookstore beginning the week of April 28th. The bookstore will be open until 6:30 p.m. on May 7th the day of practice and until 5:00 p.m. on May 8th, graduation day.

Students or guests needing special accommodations should make arrangements with the Disability Services Counselor two weeks prior to graduation by calling 919-739-6729 or TTY 919-583-8544.

Congratulations to the High School Equivalency and Adult High School graduating class of 2014!

 

BASIC SKILLS PLUS

Basic-SkillsGET COLLEGE AND CAREER READY WHILE YOU EARN YOUR GED OR ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN 1 OF 5 AREAS.

Career Pathways

CNA I (Certified Nursing Assistant)
Medical Office Administration: Insurance Certificate
EMT Basic
Industrial Systems Technology
Turfgrass Management

For more information contact:
Transition Coordinator Leigh Goroski at 919-739-6918.

BASIC SKILLS STUDENT HANDBOOK
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Click here for the Basic Skills Handbook – PDF.

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (HSE)

HSE classes are offered by WCC both on and off campus.

This program is an excellent way for adults 18 and older to find their way back into the system of better paying jobs and higher education. Millions of adults have earned their HSE which is accepted at 97% colleges and universities.

Your future is calling. By completing your HSE test, you can answer that call, and then go to college, get a better job, enjoy the respect you deserve and the accomplishment of earning your high school diploma. Complete the HSE test  and then go to college, get a better job, the respect you deserve and the accomplishment of earning your high school diploma.

Click on the link below for the HSE Testing Service

www.gedtestingservice.com/finishtheged/

 

For more information contact Sonja Redmon.  Phone: 919-739-6903.


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ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA (AHS)

AHS classes, offered on campus only, are quality, competency-based courses which prepare adults for higher education or for the workforce. WCC’s AHS program offers more than 30 interesting and challenging classes including such courses as English, Biology, Chemstry. Life and Job Skills and Achieving Postsecondary Pathways to name a few!

For more information contact Lynn Rabhan. Phone: 919-739-6917.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

ESL classes are offered both on campus and at off-campus sites to adults with English as their second language.  ESL classes focus on group conversation, grammar and writing instruction, and reading comprehension.  Over 30 countries have been represented in WCC’s Basic Skills ESL program!

 

ESL from Wayne CC on Vimeo.

 

COMPUTER ASSISTED TRAINING (CAT)

The Basic Skills Computer Lab offers state-of-the-art computers in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere.  No prior computer knowledge is necessary.  Software includes instruction in writing, grammar, math, job skills, science, life skills, and many other academic fields of study.  There is no cost to students and instructors are on hand to assist if necessary.  Some lessons can also be accessed from home on the web!

DISTANCE LEARNING

Do you want to pursue your GED, Adult High School diploma or Career Readiness Certificate but work full-time or have transportation problems?  Do you have access to a computer with Internet and are a motivated, self-starter?  Then online instruction may be the answer.  Through the Basic Skills distance education program, students can pursue the GED, Adult High School diploma or CRC using online software and with the guidance of on-campus instructors.  There is no cost to enroll in the program.  Contact us for more information.

For more information contact Tiffanie Chase.  Phone: 919-739-6922.