Teammates

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

What

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.

Until further notice, both ESL and GED/HiSet classes will be offered online.  Teammates from any location can join a class. 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.

Click here to access the GED/ESL flyer.

Click here to access the GED/ESL flyer. - Spanish

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 CareerDevelopment@AtriumHealth.org

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 teammates
  • Contract staff of Atrium Health

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 CareerDevelopment@AtriumHealth.org

All classes will be offered online. In the event that in-person learning resumes, the classes will be held at:

  • Carolinas Medical Center, Medical Office Building, 1000 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203 Classes taught by Central Piedmont Community College Instructors. 
    OR
  • Atrium Health Union, 600 Hospital Drive, Monroe, NC 28112. Classes taught by South Piedmont Community College.   

Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate in GED Classes?
Atrium Health teammates and contract staff.

Who is eligible to participate in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes?
Atrium Health teammates and contract staff.

For more information, see all Career Development Center Frequently Asked Questions.