Basic Skills

Basic Skills Development

Step 1: You want to refresh your skills for the workplace or to go to college for a degree or certificate? Good for you! We can help you build your skills

Step 2: New students need to attend an orientation. Your test scores help us place you in the class where you can best build your skills.

Note: Returning students need to register and reserve a spot in class.

Step 3: Find a class schedule that fits your schedule and location.
We offer classes in many locations. Choose the location that best matches your goals and schedule.

Which classes are for you?

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

Reading/Writing Fundamentals and Math I and II courses are offered on Main Campus and at the Mary Spilde Downtown Center. In addition to targeted skill building, Fundamentals course provide background knowledge in social studies and science to help prepare students to earn their GED.

Reading and Writing for English Language Learners classes provide instruction in reading and writing for non-native English speakers, offered at the Florence location only.

Student Fees: ABSE/GED students who take classes at the Main Campus and Mary Spilde Downtown Center will be charged the LCC Transportation fee of $27. This will allow students at these 2 locations to obtain a LTD Bus Pass. All other ABSE/GED sites are offered at no cost to students and these students are not eligible for the LTD bus pass through Lane CC.  

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 in Building 11-201 is open Monday through Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (541) 463-5214