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GED Classes

College & Career Readiness Programs


New Learner Assessment is the first step for anyone interested in Training Fund classes. All Assessment appointments are walk-in only – first come, first served – at the Fund's Breslin Learning Center (100 South Broad Street, 10th Floor) on the following days:

                                      DAY  TEST BEGINS                                        
   Monday  1:00 PM  
   Tuesday  8:30 AM  
  Thursday 4:00 PM  
  Friday 10:00 AM (Youth Assessment)

Individuals ages 17-24 are strongly encouraged to attend the Friday assessment.
 This session is geared towards programming specifically for this age group.  If you are unable to attend a Friday assessment, please attend one of the other days and times. 

Evening cohort testing is available for District 1199C union members. Contact Jim Keller or call 215-568-2220 for details. 

You should reserve a minimum of 3 hours to complete the Assessment.
Testing seats are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis only.

Arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled testing time – no late testers will be accepted!

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  • myPLACE @ District 1199c

    This is the first of the College and Career Readiness (CCR) classes at the Training Fund. myPLACE is an online, computer based course which includes basic computer skills training, study skills/time management, and career exploration (including resume development). Completion of all myPLACE assignments is required to be enrolled in CCR classes.

    *If for some reason, a learner is not eligible for classes here at the Training Fund, myPLACE will assist with enrollment in another program in Philadelphia.

  • GED & Foundation Programs

    These courses provide the foundational knowledge to pass the GED and refresh high school academics along with building necessary computer skills.

    Classes include:


    Math and Language Arts

    Required Grade Level - Up to 5.9


    Math and Language Arts

    Required Grade Level 6.0-8.9


    Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies

    Required Grade Level 9.0

  • Transition Bridge Programs

    Are accelerated and a contextualization of course work focused on supporting adult students in gaining the skills needed to obtain a job, retain a job, compete for better jobs all while building reading and math skills to prepare for admission into post-secondary programs.

    Pharmacy Tech
    Child Development Associate
    Behavior Health
    Home Health Aide
    Nurse Aide
  • Pre-Nursing Bridge

    Part-time classes in English, Mathematics and Science to help students upgrade their academic skills and gain the proficiency necessary to succeed in passing TEAS test for nursing and other technical training and college degree programs.

  • College Bridge: Pre-College Writing/Pre-College Algebra

    These classes provide college level writing and algebra instruction to help students upgrade their skills and prepare for the College Entrance Exam.