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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.


Spring 2023 

(UPDATED Spring 2023) Orientation for the Spring semester will begin on January 11th and January 12th at our campuses and instructional sites. Our program has resumed on campus learning, and students are expected to actively participate in classes twice per week. Orientation occurs on one day, and requires that individuals learn more about Northshore Tech, the WorkReadyU Adult Education program, complete paperwork, and take placement exams. Every individual must bring a valid ID, and individuals under the age of 18 will require preapproved paperwork to enroll.  

Orientation Dates at a Glance: Spring 2023

January 11th & 12th, 2023

February 8th & 9th  2023

March 8th & 9th, 2023



Fall 2022 

Orientation and enrollment for the Fall 2022 session is now closed. 

Ready to Enroll?

Read below for instructions regarding the January 11th & January 12th orientations. The procedures are different based on the age of the student.  

Adult Education Enrollment for students that are 18 years and older

Students that are of legal age (age 18 years and older) 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 at the locations listed below to complete a computer-based enrollment form in person on Fridays from 8:30 am - 10:30 am on the following dates: November 4, November 11, November 18, December 2, and December 9.

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

STOP: 16 - 17 year old students Do not Click the Link Below NTCC WRU Preregistration Link (You are unable to pre-register, and a pre-registration will result in an error message)
GEAUX: Prospective Students that are 18 years of age and older may pre-register by clicking Here NTCC WRU Pre-Registration

Adult Education Enrollment for students that are 16-17 years of age

Students that are aged 16 or 17 years of age at the time of enrollment are unable to pre-register, but will complete an information request form and are required to present an approved age waiver from a local school board or a certificate of completion from the Youth Challenge Program (High School Equivalency option only)   
 ** 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. 
16 -17 Year old students  CLICK ->January Orientation Form


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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