Welcome to LifeWorks High School Equivalency Program 

LifeWorks would like to thank you for your interest in our High School Equivalency Preparation Program. 

Our High School Equivalency Program prepares you to pass either the GED or the HiSET to obtain your high school equivalency certificate. Our program offers GED and HiSET preparation; academic tutoring; life skills training; career awareness; and computer skills training. Program objectives are to increase students' academic levels, prepare students for the GED or HiSET exam, and assist students with employment and/or improve job skills. Classroom education incorporates self-paced computerized instruction, small-group learning exercises, lectures, videos, and other experiential learning activities. Lesson plans are flexible and individualized to meet student's academic needs. Classes are offered year-round on an open-entry open-exit basis.

Choose the test that's right for you!

GED test- General Educational Development Test by GED Testing Service: The GED exam includes four subject area tests: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, and Science. 

HiSET exam- High School Equivalency Test by ETS: The HiSET exam is a five-part test that includes Language Arts-Reading, Language Arts-Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies. For more information about the HiSET, visit their website (https://hiset.ets.org)

Supported Education

LifeWorks offers college readiness assistance for graduates who have a desire to further pursue their educational goals. Supported Education serves youth and young adults already receiving services at LifeWorks, between the ages of 17 and 26 who have a GED or High School Diploma. Supports may include but are not limited to familiarizing clients with educational institutions, helping to complete applications, tutoring, navigating financial aid, providing direct assistance for books and supplies, and introducing clients to campus resources and personnel. 

How to get started

Step 1

Attend Welcome Day!

Step 2 

On Welcome Day, learn about the HSE program and other LifeWorks services that can help you. Meet with an Intake Specialist to complete the intake process. Students 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Schedule an Instructor appointment after completing intake.

Step 3

Attend your Instructor intake appointment to create a service plan, verify documentation, complete paperwork. Bring all required paperwork to the appointment. Students 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Step 4

While attending class, work towards the goals outlined in your service plan.

Step 5

Take the GED test or the HiSET exam, pass, and graduate!

Step 6

Enroll in the Supported Education Program and apply to college.

Stay Up to Date! 

Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/lifeworks.ged

Upcoming Events


GED Graduation 2018 

Upcoming 2018 graduation details coming soon!