Adult Basic Education
What is Adult Basic Education (ABE)?
ABE provides academic instruction in reading, writing, math, and technology with a focus on college and career readiness skills. We offer classes at several locations throughout Wake County with many learning options including morning, afternoon, and evening classes.
- To build foundational skills in reading, writing, math and technology for further educational and employment opportunities. **Available to individuals with or without a high school diploma.**
- Classes designed for the needs of the adult learner.
- To begin building background knowledge for passing the high school equivalency test.
Next Steps: College and Career Readiness Transitions
Explore career pathways through enrollment in an ABE class + Workforce Continuing Education class at the same time.
Available Workforce Continuing Education Career Focus classes include:
- Hospitality-Hotel and Restaurant Certification
- Medical Terminology
- A Career in Auto Mechanics
- Automotive Detailing
- Intro to Construction: Pre-Apprenticeship
- Welding Practical
- Computer Basics
- CompTIA IT Computer Fundamentals certification, A+ Part 1 and Part 2 certifications
Classes are ongoing and held at various times and locations throughout the semester; fees are required for these classes, but the registration cost may be waived for qualifying students
Enrollment in Career Focus classes is based on academic placement in ABE classes.