First in State with Computer-based GED!On February 27, VACE became the first GED test center in California to implement computer-based GED testing.
Students may go online (www.gedcomputer.com) to complete the GED registration process, pay for and schedule tests, which are taken in our Pearson-Vue test Center.
High School/GED Wiki
Ventura County Concert Band 50th Year!
Unemployed Adults 18 to 21 Years Old
2013 - 2014 Community Enrichment Class Schedule
News & Events
California's First Computer-based GED Testing Site!
Computer-based GED testing is here! On February 27, Ventura Adult and Continuing Education became the first GED test center in California to implement computer-based GED testing.
Students are now able to go online (www.gedcomputer.com) to complete the GED registration process, pay for and schedule tests, which are taken in our Pearson-Vue test center.
Ventura County Concert Band 50th Year!
Join the Ventura County Concert Band for its 50th season. Free Concerts!
Ventura County Concert Band
2013–14 FREE CONCERTS
will be held at 3:00 pm at the
Ventura High School Auditorium on the
November 10, 2013; January 26, 2014;
April 13, 2014; June 1, 2014.
Attn Young Adults 18-21!
Do you want to get a job? Find out about our free WIA Job Program for Young Adults.
Schedule of Community Enrichment Classes!
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education has many classes that expand the learning opportunities for the adult population of Ventura.
2013-2014 Community Enrichment Classes
Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job Fair Open to All Job Seekers
A job and resource fair for Veterans, National Guard, and Reservists returning from active duty will be offered in Van Nuys on October 24, 2013. This job fair is open to all job seekers, not just veterans. For details, see the Hire a Hero, Hire a Vet flyer.
NCCT Phlebotomy Testing Center
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education provides Phlebotomy and Medical Assistant certification testing services through National Center for Competency Testing. If you need to take a test leading to certification, you can register and take the test at VACE, 5200 Valentine Road in Ventura. There is a $30 testing fee (waived for TDC students) as well as an exam fee.
Testing dates for 2012-2013 are September 10, 2012; November 5, 2012; January 14, 2013; March 11, 2013; May 13, 2013; July 8, 2013; September 9, 2013; and November 18, 2013. Call Leticia Murillo at 289-1744, ext. 1103, for further information. For specific details that you must include in your application package, go to the NCCT Applications website at http://www.ncctinc.com/documents/MMCI%20App%20Aug%2006.pdf.
Prometric and Pearson/VUETesting Center
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education provides testing services through Pearson/VUE and Prometric for such companies as Cisco, COMPTIA, and Microsoft, among others. If you need to take a test leading to licensure, certification and assessment programs offered by these leading testing services, you can register for the test you require at the web sites for either pearsonvue.com or prometric.com and take the test at VACE, 5200 Valentine Road in Ventura. Call us at 289-7925 for more information.
Official Typing and Calculating Tests
Ventura Adult and Continuing Education offers certified typing and calculator testing. Please call 805-289-1744, ext. 1219 to schedule a testing appointment.
- Tests are scheduled on Tuesdays from 12 pm to 1 pm
- Tests are monitored by an instructor
- Maximum of 20 minutes to practice before actual test begins
- Typing: Four 5-minute timings will be given on a computer
- Typing: Applicant needs to type at least 35 words-per-minute with no more than five errors
- Calculator: One timing will be given on a calculator
- Calculator: Applicant needs to type at least 135 keystrokes-per-minute with 99% accuracy
- The cost is $10 (non-refundable)
- Picture identification is required
- When you pass the test, instructor will issue a certificate
- Keep the original certificate in a safe place and make copies for employers or to submit with application materials
- Test certificates are valid for one year from date of testing