Free Adult Education & Employment Opportunity Screening

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Staff Report

The Delaware Tech Terry Campus is offering a free GED® placement screening for its Future Leaders of Business-Out of School Youth program, which is designed for individuals 16-24 years old who have officially withdrawn from high school and are either underemployed or unemployed. The program is offered at no cost through a partnership with the state’s Department of Labor Workforce Development Board. Students will also have the opportunity to develop personal and professional skills and enhance marketability and competitiveness in the workplace through job skills training.

The assessment screening, which does not require pre-registration, will be offered on campus February 3, 2017 at 9 am in Building 200. The assessment will last approximately 3.5 hours, followed by an hour-long program information session.

Adult learner over the age of 24, GED® instructors will be on hand to provide you with Adult Basic Education options. They are also encouraged to attend the assessment screening.

 

 

Future Leaders of Business participants will obtain a GED® and earn industry-recognized certificates, participate in entrepreneurial education and leadership development opportunities, take financial literacy workshops and complete up to 262 hours of occupational training through paid work experience and internships. Upon completion of the program, individuals will be workforce ready and prepared to continue their post-secondary education.

The Out of School Youth program is funded by the Workforce Development Board. For additional information on the program or placement screening assessments, please contact program staff at (302) 857-1500.

 

 

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