Basic Skills

Basic Skills Development

Step 1: You want to refresh your skills for the workplace. Good for you! You have come to the right place.

Step 2: New students attend an orientation.
Returning students need to register and reserve a spot in class. Your post-test scores help us place you where you can best build on your skills.

Step 3: Find a class schedule that fits your schedule and location.
Depending upon your goals, we offer classes in many of our locations.


Which classes are for you?

Fundamentals classes are for adult learners who need to learn or re-learn basic reading, writing and math skills in order to meet work, educational, or employment goals.

Basic Skills Development classes are applied academics, employment and life skills for students with developmental disabilities. For more information, please call Keren Levine at 541-463-6186.

Reading and Writing for English Language Learners classes provide instruction in reading and writing for non-native English speakers.

Basic Skills for Work - The Skills Center at the Workforce Network provides classes for students looking for a job, changing careers, or entering further training for college. Classes include basic computer skills, reading, writing, and math skills for work, GED preparation, and workshops on employment related topics. For more information call (541) 349-4134.

Citizenship classes are offered by the Continuing Education Department. You can sign up by entering "Citizenship" in the Class Search link after choosing the term you want to attend, or call (541) 463-5252 for information.

Student Fees:

ABSE/GED students that take classes at the Main Campus and Downtown Campus will be charged the current LCC Transportation fee of $27. This will allow students at these 2 locations to obtain a free LTD Bus Pass. All other ABSE/GED sites will remain free of charge and students are not eligible for a free bus pass.  


Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, or call or visit a Lane ABSE site near you.

The main Adult Basic and Secondary Education (ABSE) office at (541) 463-5214. We are open Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.