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Are you searching for a testing center that administers IT exams and professional licensures? Well, look no further than our very own Testing & Assessment Center located conveniently at our Beltline location. The testing center offers comfortable seating, a peaceful environment and secure and compliant testing administrations conducive to a quality testing experience.

Visit us today to take one of the following exams:
APICS  -  CompTIA  -  CDA Exams  -  Cisco  -  Citrix  -  Certified Associate in Project Management  -  Dell  -  Pharmacy Technician Certification  -  Foundations in Reading  -  Foundations in Nursing Practice  -  Fortinet  -  Nokia Solutions and Network  -  NES

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing

Wake Technical Community College is presently offering the GED® (published by GED Testing Service®) and HiSET® (published by Educational Testing Services) High School Equivalency assessments. The two current assessments will cover the same content areas and allow test-takers to demonstrate proficiency and the academic skills expected by employers and post-secondary institutions.

Passing either of the two assessments in North Carolina will result in the issuance of a High School Equivalency Diploma by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges.

Eligibility

Any person 18 and over may choose to take the GED® or HiSET®. If you are 16 or 17 years of age, you must take the exam after you obtain approval. The North Carolina High School Equivalency testing program requires all candidates 16 and 17 years of age to obtain special approval to take the High School Equivalency test. Contact your local North Carolina Basic Skills Education program for the appropriate form(s).

Residency

Persons taking the High School Equivalency exam are not required to be residents of North Carolina.

Registration Information

Test takers are required to create an online account with test vendors prior to scheduling their exam.

GED®

GED® - $20.00 for each subject; $80.00 for the battery

Subject Test Time Allotted Test Fee Passing Score
Reasoning Through Language Arts 150 minutes $20.00 145
Math 115 minutes  $20.00 145
Science 90 minutes  $20.00 145
Social Studies 90 minutes $20.00 145

HiSET®

Paper Based

Subject Test Time Allotted Test Fee Passing Score
Reading  65 minutes $15.00 8
Math 90 minutes  $15.00 8
Science 80 minutes  $15.00 8
Social Studies 70 minutes $15.00 8
Writing 120 minutes $15.00

Computer-Based 

Subject Test Time Allotted Test Fee Passing Score
Reading 65 minutes $10.75 8
Math 90 minutes $10.75 8
Science 80 minutes $10.75 8
Social Studies 70 minutes $10.75 8
Writing 120 minutes $10.75 8
*Passing score per subject test is 8; however minimum average score of 45 required to credential.
High School Equivalency Test Fees
  • HiSet® Paper Pencil Tests - $15.00 for each subject; $75.00 for the battery

  • HiSet® Computer Based Tests - $10.75 for each subject; $53.75 for the battery

High School Equivalency testing fees


Testing Schedule

GED® Computer Based
  • Monday & Wednesday:  8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Fridays:  8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

HiSET® Paper and Pencil based

Thursdays

  •  10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 

  •  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

General Educational Development Tests (GED®)

Students interested in learning more about the benefits, costs, tutorials, practice or view frequently asked questions about this new test, please visit the GED Testing Service website

High School Equivalency Tests (HiSET®)

Students interested in learning more about the benefits, costs, tutorials, practice or view frequently asked questions about this new test, please visit the  HiSET®  Educational Testing Service website.