The GED® Test Battery is based on high school curriculum standards and certifies mastery in the following
five subject areas: reading, social studies, science, math, and writing. The GED® diploma is the certified
equivalent of a traditional high school diploma.
Students must pay a one-time fee of $80 before taking the official GED® tests.
Durham County Main Campus
For further information about these courses and a complete schedule, please call 919-536-7218.
Qualified students may prepare for the GED test from the comfort of their homes through Durham Tech’s online courses. Eligible students must have Internet access, be able to work independently, and attend a pre-online study orientation. For additional information, please call 919-536-7218, ext. 3003.or read GED Online Frequently Asked Questions.
GED® Testing Program
Durham Tech is approved to administer the General Educational Development Test Battery by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges and the American Council on Education. The GED® Testing Center on Durham Tech’s Main Campus provides regularly scheduled testing. GED® tests are NO LONGER administered at other off-campus locations in Durham and Orange counties. Testing accommodations are available to candidates with documented disabilities.
To sit for a GED® test, students must:
"See for Free" GED® Practice Test
From September 22 – October 3, 2014, all students can take the GED® Ready practice test for free at Durham Tech! Students can see whether they’re ready to pass the GED® test and get a personalized study plan to help focus their studying so they can score higher.
Anyone wishing to take the "See for Free" GED® practice tests is encouraged to call 919-536-7218, ext. 3003 to sign up for one or more of the following test sessions.
Main Campus Day Schedule:
Main Campus Evening Schedule:
Orange County Skills Development Center, Chapel Hill:
Durham Tech Orange County Campus, Hillsborough: