Adult Education

NFCC helps families and individuals move toward financial stability by offering free adult education including English as a Second Language (ESL), GED test preparation, and computer skills courses. Classes are free and open to our community.  Free childcare is provided during most evening classes.  Availability is limited. Complete the Interest Form, and we will notify you of class availability.  

English as a Second Language (ESL)

This 15-week course is offered three times a year at five skill levels, ranging from beginner to conversational.  Students attend two mornings or two evenings each week. Students are placed by level and may advance through each level. Curriculum topics include education, health care, financial planning, and employment. Students meeting attendance and participation requirements receive a certificate of completion and may advance to the next level. 

Please complete an Interest Form to get started or download a printable flyer for more information. 

2024 ESL Course Sessions:

Morning Classes

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Evening Classes

  • Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

Winter Session:  January 8 – April 26, 2024  

(No classes on February 19, 2024 for President’s Day and no classes April 1 – 4, 2024 for Spring Break.)

Adult GED Tutoring and Test Prep

Prepare for the GED test – New student registration is ongoing throughout the year for students 18 years of age or older. Please complete the Interest Form to get started or download a printable flyer for more information. Preference is given to applicants living in North Fulton.

GED sessions include weekly workshops and digital learning. NFCC provides official GED practice tests and vouchers to take the official GED tests free of charge to participants. Students passing the GED Test earn a high school equivalency diploma.

GED Tutoring Sessions:

  • Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Class Interest Form

Register here for classes and tutoring. We will contact you as soon as possible to confirm class availability and complete your registration.

Computer Skills Classes

Throughout the year, NFCC offers training courses that cover a variety of computer topics. Most of the 10-week courses are geared towards beginners, but participants must be comfortable using a personal computer and proficient with a mouse and keyboard. Students must be at least 18 years of age, and preference is given to North Fulton residents. Please complete the Interest Form below and select the class from the dropdown menu to express interest in the class.

Excel Class: Mondays, February 26 – May 6, 5:30 – 7:30 pm (10 weeks) at The Barbara Duffy Center.
Topics will include creating and formatting workbooks, performing calculations, working with data and tables and presenting data with charts.  (No classes on April 1, 2024 for Spring Break.) No bilingual services are provided for this program.

Class Interest Form

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