GED/HiSET and ESL (English as Second Language) Classes

Greater Charlotte Region Teammates


GED/HiSET and ESL Classes will be offered at no charge to all Atrium Health teammates and contract staff who wish to improve their English-speaking skills and/or earn their GED or HiSET high school equivalency test.

ESL and GED/HiSet classes will be offered online. Each class will be customized to each students’ needs.

If you are interested in a class and do not have a laptop or internet access, please contact Career Development. Resources may be available to you.

To ensure student success, consistent attendance is required for each class during the 16-week course. Each week, there will be two,  2-hour remote/online learning classes.

ESL Class

Students will learn how to develop listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as well as basic computer literacy. Upon completion, students should be able to communicate more effectively in English and demonstrate increased readiness for work or continuation of studies.

For teammates with international education backgrounds: Those who complete the ESL course will have the option to have their international transcripts evaluated at no cost.

For more information email

GED/Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency Class

This course prepares students to pass either the GED or HiSET high school equivalency tests. Topics include math, reading, writing, social studies and science. Upon completion, students should be able to apply critical academic skills to real-life situations, and a deeper understanding of math and language arts.

Classes prepare learners to successfully pass the nationally recognized high school equivalency assessments.

Who Can Participate

  • Atrium Health Greater Charlotte region teammates
  • Contract staff of Atrium Health Greater Charlotte

Class Details 

  • Class begins week of January 11, 2021 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, for 16 weeks (class time to be announced) 

  • If you are interested in participating in a class or have questions, please email