Adult Education - GED Testing

AKA: General Education Development Tests
Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Education and Lifelong Learning - AKA: Formerly Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture

Service Description

People who did not finish high school can register to take a series of five GED tests online which, when successfully passed, allow them to receive a PEI Grade 12 equivalency diploma. The following five subject areas are covered:
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Social studies
  • Science
  • Writing
Note: Applicants may prepare for the test on their own using the GED preparation book available at public libraries or bookstores OR they can attend a GED preparation course through Holland College, College de l'Ile, or the Institute of Advanced Learning. Please contact those organizations directly if interested in taking a preparation course. Individuals can also contact Holland College directly if they would like to take a practice test.


Applicants must be: Canadian citizens or permanent residents * Age 18 years or older * Out of school for at least one full year * Without a Grade 12 certificate from another school
No fees
How to Access:
Visit website to register for online testing through the GED Testing Service * Those requiring special accommodations to write the test in person due to physical, psychological or learning disabilities can contact the GED Test Program to make arrangements
Documents Required:
Completed registration form
Program Hours:
Online testing occurs once per month * Complete registration form for further details
English * French
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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