General Education Development is a program suited to assist individuals in achieving their education through specific testing and upgrading. The GED tests cover the same subjects that people study in high school. The five subject areas are Language Arts: Writing and Reading, Social Studies, Science and Mathematics. OSTTC will provide independent study times, intensive lessons in each subject are and computer on-line and off-line test taking challenges.
- Be at least 18 years old
- Out of high school for one full school year
- Academic Assessment/ESPORT
- Complete a four  hour assessment in all five subject areas.
- Depending on assessment results a one week intensive training challenge is available.
- Intensive seven week program which will include areas
- Reading, Writing, Math with and without calculator, Science and Social Studies
- Worksheet activities
- Two weeks of post GED test challenges
Hours and Duration
- Hours and Duration: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm[In class instruction]
Canada currently faces a critical shortage of skilled workers. Skilled tradespeople will be increasingly in demand because of the rapid pace of technological changes and as current workers in the field begin to retire. According to the Working in Canada Report (Government of Canada), employment opportunities for licensed welders will be steady.
Graduates of this program will find a range of employment opportunities through welder apprenticeship programs, as well as positions associated with manufacturing and fabricating, automotive, heavy equipment production, automation, and construction. Self-employment or working in the construction oil industry are also viable options upon graduation.