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School of Applied Technology

GED Test Preparation (KGED)

Hours vary depending on student needs.

The GED Test Preparation course is designed for individual student study to prepare for the GED exam. Resource material is available for individual lessons and practice in the tested areas of mathematics, writing skills, social science, science, and interpreting literature and the arts. Reading and test-taking tips are presented in the course to lessen test anxiety and encourage confidence. Diagnostic and practice tests are administered to measure the student's readiness for the exam. The Integrated Learning Lab also is used to strengthen classroom instruction and to prepare the student for the final GED exam. Three hours of classroom instruction are GED, writing, and math. Additional hours, as needed: math or Integrated Learning Lab. GED tests are administered through SLCC Student Testing Services at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus, (801) 957-4627. All registrations must be completed through the following GED Testing Service site:

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $134.40 for each 64-hour course needed
  • Student Fees: $9.60 per each 64-hour course
  • Lab Fees: $20.00 for KALL 0110
  • Books: $100.00 – $225.00

Total Estimated Cost: $557.00 – $1,005.00
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid



TABE must be administered within the past 90 days.

• Reading: 8.0
• Math: 5.0
• Vocabulary: 8.0

Available Class Schedules

South City Campus

Room As Assigned
1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

1, 4 - Demonstrates knowledge and skill in Social Studies for GED official test

1 – Acquire Substantive Knowledge

1, 4 - Demonstrates knowledge and skills in Science content for GED official test

2 – Communicate Effectively

1, 4 - Demonstrates knowledge and skills in Reading/Literature content for GED Official Test

3 – Develop Quantitative Literacy

4 – Think Critically and Creatively

5 – Civic Engagement

6 - Demonstrates ability to work on materials and tests assigned in professional, constructive manner

6 – Work Professionally and Constructively

7 – Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Courses & Hours

Minimum two to four hours per day, as arranged



Clock Hours



KALL 0110

Integrated Learning Lab



KABM 0115




KGED 0500

GED Preparation Language Arts/Writing



KGED 0600

GED Test Preparation




Students are enrolled in the KGED program—which includes Math, GED, and Writing, as needed to pass the five tests:

• 3-hr per day (1-hr each): KABM 0115 Math, KGED 0600 GED Test Preparation, and KGED 0500 Language Arts/ Writing, as needed.
• 4-hr per day (1-hr each): KABM 01152 Math, KGED 0600 GED Test Preparation, and KGED 0500 Language Arts/Writing and KALL 0110 SCIL lab, as needed.

Schedules vary for evening students and as students pass individual tests.

Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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