Testing Center - Beltline Education Center

Testing Center Hours:

Monday: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Off Site
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday:  8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


Wake Tech Beltline Education Center
3200 Bush Street Raleigh, NC 27609
Room: 144A


Shanae Barco - Director, College and Career Readiness Entry Services
919-334-1538 | [email protected]
Sarah DeSpain - Specialist II, Testing & Assessment Center
919-334-1571 | [email protected]
Lori Taylor - Specialist I, Testing & Assessment Center
919-334-1555 | [email protected]

What type of exams can I take at this Testing Center?

IT certifications and professional licensures

High School Equivalency exams

  • GED®
  • HiSET®

Learn more on the Exams page. 


Information about the closing of the college because of inclement weather will be announced via Wake Tech Warn, social media, and on local radio and television stations and will be posted on Wake Tech's website.

Can I use the DMV renewal slip to take my exam?

Unfortunately, we cannot accept the DMV renewal slip as identification for testing. Please wait until the hardcopy arrives in the mail before scheduling your testing appointment.

Why is there a block on my HiSET® or GED® account?

Students who are 16 ½- 18 years of age must complete and submit underage paperwork before they can register for an exam. Please stop by the Beltline Education Center and ask for “underage paperwork”.

How do I request a transcript?

Upon initially completing your High School Credential you may request your transcript/diploma by registering at www.diplomasender.com Follow the instructions to request your transcript and diploma. 

What score do I need to pass the High School Equivalency Subject Test?

The score for GED® is 145. The score for HiSET® is 8.  

Can I combine HiSET® & GED® scores?

No, you must successfully pass and meet the requirements for one test vendor.