Equivalency and GED Testing

The GED test battery consists of multiple-choice tests in writing, social studies, science, mathematics, and reading.

If you pass all the tests, you will receive a statement of your GED exam marks and your high school equivalency diploma. Many employers accept the GED in place of a regular high school diploma and some post-secondary institutions accept the GED as a high school diploma equivalent. Call your post-secondary institute of choice to determine whether they will accept the GED.

Although GED is an alternative method of obtaining a high school equivalency diploma, it is not always accepted in lieu of Alberta Education credit courses for admission to higher education at post-secondary institutions, including post-secondary programs offered at NorQuest College. If you intend to apply to a post-secondary program, check with the institution to see whether GED is acceptable in lieu of academic credit course work.

To register for the GED Exam

  1. Complete the GED Exam Application Form.
  2. Read the GED Bulletin (245K pdf).
  3. Phone 780.644.6096 to provide payment information.

Note: Payment or confirmation of sponsorship is required the same day you send your registration form. Your seat is not reserved until confirmation of your payment is received. GED test fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Preparing for the GED Exam

GED Test Fees

Basic Fee $200
Small Group Testing Fee $300 per group + basic fee per person
Private Writing Fee $300 - by appointment only

GED Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Out of the regular school system for at least ten consecutive months

Course Offerings


Mar 20 - 21, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S03

Start Date:
Mar 20,2020
End Date:
Mar 21,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is March 13, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

Apr 17 - 18, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S04

Start Date:
Apr 17,2020
End Date:
Apr 18,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is April 10, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

May 8 - 9, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S01

Start Date:
May 8,2020
End Date:
May 9,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is May 01, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

Jun 12 - 13, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S02

Start Date:
Jun 12,2020
End Date:
Jun 13,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is June 05, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

Jul 17 - 18, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S03

Start Date:
Jul 17,2020
End Date:
Jul 18,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is July 10, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

Aug 14 - 15, 2020 | Edmonton | Section: S04

Start Date:
Aug 14,2020
End Date:
Aug 15,2020
Location:
Edmonton
Prerequisite:
None
The registration deadline is August 07, 2020

Class Schedule

DayStart Time End time Room
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-172
Fri05:30 PM 09:30 PM 3-175
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-172
Sat08:30 AM 03:00 PM 3-175

Testing and Assessment Centre

Location:
Room 2-070, Singhmar Centre for Learning, Edmonton Campus

Phone:
780.644.6055

Email:
testing@norquest.ca

Hours:

Monday – Friday
7:30 am – 7:00 pm

Closed:
Weekends and statutory holidays