Government of New Brunswick
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    General Education Development (GED) preparation courses are aimed at helping adults complete the necessary course material to achieve a high school diploma equivalency. Course are offered free of charge for adult residents of New Brunswick.

    Courses are offered through community adult learning centres. Alternatively, learners may enroll in the Canadian GED Online Program and study at their own pace and with the convenience and mobility of working online.

    Employers may also arrange to offer the course within the workplace.

    Individuals and employers interested in these courses may contact the regional adult learning consultant in their area.


    The program is open to adults 19 years of age and beyond who have successfully completed a minimum of a grade nine education. Adults, 18 years of age and older who have not successfully completed a minimum of grade nine may enroll in the community adult learning centre for academic upgrading programs.


    GED preparation through community adult learning centres or workplaces

    Community adult learning centres offer onsite GED preparation courses as well as academic upgrading or support with personal learning objectives. Arrangements can also be made for the courses to be available within a workplace. Those who are interested in the program should contact the regional adult learning consultant in their area.

    GED preparation online

    Learners can access a self-paced, 150 hour/four month online preparatory program. It is delivered via Internet Explorer Version 6 or above. Support includes online mentors who monitor learners’ work and provide assistance throughout the program.

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