GED Overview 

FTI's GED® Prep Course
Where to Start:
It's EASY!  Come visit us at the Flagler Technical Institute and register for GED prep classes.  Our certified teachers will help you study for all subject areas of the test and you will have access to books and materials to help you get started.  Registration is only $30.00 per semester which includes an initial placement test (Test of Adult Basic Education) to help you determine where to start. 


FTI's GED Prep Course Info:
These courses are designed to prepare adults at a 9.0 grade level or above to successfully pass the complete battery of the GED subject area tests.  After successfully passing all four subject area tests the student earns a state of Florida high school diploma.  GED preparation courses are offered in each of the for subjects: (1) Reasoning through Language Arts, (2) Social Studies, (3), Science, (4) and Mathematical Reasoning.
Can I take one subject at a time?
Yes!  You can choose to take one content area at a time, two at a time, or any combination that best suits your needs.
Age Requirements:
Students 18 years of age and older may take the GED exam without pretest requirements.
The following requirement shall govern eligibility of candidates who are not 18 years of age at the time of examination: According to rules of the local school board, persons who are at least 16 years of age may be permitted to take the tests under extraordinary circumstances, Section 1003.435(4), F.S.
However, 16 & 17 year old students (permitted to take the tests under extraordinary circumstances) must register at a qualified GED prep program, then take and pass the online GED practice tests in order to schedule the GED exam.
How to Sign-up for Practice Tests and GED Exams:
Visit to create your GED account.  You can also learn about the 2014 GED exam, see success stories, and try a sample test question.
Practice tests-
GED Ready is the official practice tests for the GED exams.  GED Ready practice tests are half the length of the actual subject exams but give the student a good idea of testing methods and a personal study plan based on performance of each test.  Practice tests are $6.00 per subject and can be taken on your personal computer in the comfort of your home.
GED Exams-
Log in to your GED account at to schedule GED testing.  If you meet your local area's policies for testing (16 & 17 year old students must take and pass all online practice tests in order to register for the actual GED exams), you will see a yellow "Start Scheduling" button on your dashbord Study tile.  Click "Start Scheduling" to answer the scheduling questions, select your test subject, your preferred day and time, and pay for your test.
What do I need to do to pass the test?
Each GED subject test will have a passing score of 145.  You will need to reach a score of at least 145 on each subject test and a total score of 580 across the four-part battery in order to receive your GED diploma.  
Where do I take the test for GED?
The Pearson Vue Testing site through Flagler Technical Institute is located at: (Flagler Technical Institute's Main Campus)
     5400 E. Highway 100
     Palm Coast, FL  32164
     386-447-4345 ext. 1832