Adult Education

Adult Education

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Adult Basic Education courses at Victoria College cover basic academic subjects to help adult students improve their skills in preparation to take the GED and reach a college ready level. Obtaining a GED and enhancing basic skills helps ensure working adults are able to remain in the workforce and improves individual earning potential.There is also a distance learning option which allows students to complete coursework using the Internet from home on their own time or working out of paper-based products.

Services are also offered at satellite locations, including Cuero, Edna, Goliad, Gonzales, Hallettsville, Port Lavaca, Yoakum and Yorktown.

pdf Adult Education Information Sheet 2015-2016

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We are currently finishing out the 2015-2016 school year and will begin taking applications on July 5, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.  Please either stop by the Continuing Education Center or check back here online after July 5th to submit a new application for the new school year.  

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are also available for non-native speakers who need to become proficient enough in English to pass state and citizenship exams and continue on with their education. The ESL program is offered throughout the year with multi-level class options. After applying for program entry, students will need to be assessed with the TABE Complete Language Assessment System-English (TABE Clas-E) to determine eligibility, skill level, and placement in classes. Classes include instruction to improve oral and reading comprehension and communicating through speaking and writing.

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SAIL Program

The center also offers the pdf SAIL Program which combines adult basic education with skills training in:


For more about Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language courses, contact the Adult Education Center.

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TABE Assessment for Nurse Aide

Tests are administered on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The results will be available on Thursday. The test is free and is a timed test. Allocate an hour to test.

To make your reservation, stop by the Adult Education Center and fill out the 2015-2016 Application. Be sure to let them know you need to make your reservation for the Reading portion of the TABE Assessment for Nurse Aide admission requirements.

Contact Adult Education

Phone: (361) 573-7323                Fax: (361) 582-4348

Office Hours Fall/Spring
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon | 1 to 5 p.m. | 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to Noon | 1 to 5 p.m.

Office Hours Summer
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon | 1 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday: 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Closed on Fridays

Physical Location:
Continuing Education Building, First Floor

Mailing Address:
Victoria College
Adult Education
2200 East Red River
Victoria, TX 77901

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