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What is GED/High School Equivalency Certificate?
The GED or High School Equivalency Certificate shows that
you have a level of knowledge equivalent to a high school graduate.
GED stands for General Education Development or General Education Diploma. The
GED is an internationally recognized test. If you pass the GED test, you will
earn an Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate. It can help
you get a job or admission to an educational or training program.
The Independent Learning
Centre (ILC) is funded by the Ministry of Education. It is the only
provider of the General
Educational Development (GED) testing program in Ontario.
You must meet certain eligibility requirements to write the test. The fee
for the test is the same for Canadian citizens, permanent residents and
temporary residents. There are 12 testing centres in Ontario and you need to register to take the test. You can take the test in English
or French. Special editions and testing accommodations can be made for people with special needs and physical or learning disabilities. Learn more about the
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September 18, 2015