Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page!
 
Q:  I'm currently collecting Unemployment Insurance through EDD.  What are my training options?
A:  Most of our CTE programs are compatible with EDD Unemployment Insurance.  Also, you may qualify for third-party financial assistance.  Contact John Alvarez for more information:  jta3552@lausd.net or 818-305-4828
 
Q:  I want to finish my high school diploma.  Where do I start?
A:  Start the initial enrollment process here, and take the online assessment here.  Afterwards, one of the counselors from our high school diploma program will help you understand your options.  You are also encouraged to request "official transcripts" from any schools where you earned high school credits or community college units.
 
Q:  How long does it take to finish an adult high school diploma?
A:  It depends on how many high school credits you've earned previously, and what your assessment results are.
 
Q:  I want to take the GED.  Where do I start?
A:  LAUSD and many other Districts adopted the HiSET as the equivalency exam.  Our HiSET prep classes are free of charge.  Start the initial enrollment process here, and take the online assessment here.  Afterwards, one of the counselors from our HiSET program will help you understand your options.
 
Q:  How much does the HiSET cost?
A:  $150
 
Q:  I want to take ESL classes.  Where do I start?
A: Start the initial enrollment process here, and take the online assessment here.  Afterwards, one of our ESL Advisors will help you understand your options.
 
Q:  I want to join a CTE class such as Aviation Mechanic, EMT or Electrician.  Where do I start?
A: Start the initial enrollment process here, and take the online assessment here.  Afterwards, one of our CTE Advisors will help you understand your options.
 
Updated on 7/13/2020 at 8:46pm.