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Adult Education

WorkReadyU, HiSET, ESL/ELA/EL Civics

The Northshore Technical Community College WorkReady U - Adult Education Department provides adult education and literacy services to our citizens across the region. A dedicated team of instructors prepare students for the HiSET exam to earn their high school equivalency diploma while readying them for a successful future in college or a career. We have five centers in four parishes providing morning, afternoon, and evening classes. Additionally, we provide English as a Second Language classes at our locations in Hammond and Slidell. Our FREE classes are offered to qualified students at our locations in Slidell, Lacombe, Hammond, Greensburg, Bogalusa, and Franklinton.

It is time to take that next step on your journey and we are ready to help you find success and achieve your goals.


Fall 2023 

 The Fall 2023 Orientation dates for WorkReadyU- Adult Education are below: 

August 9th - 10th

September 13th - 14th

October 18th - 19th

Orientation Instructions for 16-17 Year Old Students:   

Individuals that are 16 or 17 years of age must come to orientation with a parent or guardian at 8 am on the day of orientation with the student to sign enrollment forms. The student must present an approved age waiver from the appropriate K-12 system at the time of orientation  The student will remain at the orientation after the parent and guardian has completed all forms.

Orientation Instructions for 18 year old students and above:

Orientations begin at 8:30 am and require students to attend until completion of orientation. Individuals 18 and older must arrive by 8:30 am.  

Summer 2023 

 The Summer 2023 session is open to currently active and enrolled students at most of our instructional sites. Students that were actively enrolled in the Spring 2023 session should have received their class assignment details from their instructors. If any actively enrolled student has questions, please contact your instructors and/or contact our program inbox at 

Ready to Enroll?

 All students will complete a pre-registration intake form. You may receive up to three emails during the sign up process. If you are unable to complete the pre-registration form online, please contact our classrooms begining in August 2023 at the locations listed below to complete a computer-based enrollment form in person on  most Friday mornings  from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. 


Pre-Registration Assistance
St. Tammany Slidell Instructional Site 61134 N. Military Road, Slidell, LA  (985) 545-1602
Tangipahoa Hammond Area Campus 111 Pride Drive, Hammond, LA  (985) 545-1528
St. Helena Florida Parishes Campus 7067 Hwy 10, Greensburg, LA (985) 545-1730
Washington Sullivan Campus 1710 Sullivan Drive, Bogalusa, LA (985) 545-1426

If you need additional assistance, please contact one of the numbers below and leave a detailed message that includes your name, age, intended date of enrollment, and intended enrollment site and someone will follow up with you. 

Call:  (985) 545-1601 or (985) 545-1529

GEAUX: All Students may pre-register by clicking Here NTCC WRU Pre-Registration
 ** Important Notice: The State of Louisiana requires all 16 or 17 year old students to present an approved age waiver (AWR 2) at the time of enrollment or present a certificate or letter of completion from the Youth Challenge Program. Age waivers may be requested from the local school board office. An age waiver may be approved or denied by the school board office. If an age waiver is denied, please contact us to discuss the appeals process. 


Services Available: 

  • HiSET Prep
  • ESL/ELA/EL Civics (ENGLISH) Classes
  • 5 for 6 Scholarship
  • eLEARN/ Online Learning
  • Transition Services
  • Career Waves 2
  • Career Waves 1



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