Get the skills you need to get back to work

Are you without a job, struggling to find work because you lack a high school diploma or industry training, YVC’s adult education program can help you get the skills you need for a new job – one you can support a family on.

Yakima Valley College’s adult education programs are currently providing instruction remotely via online options with additional assistance by phone and email.

Have a question?

Call us: 509.574.6850

Contact us:

Email: ccr@yvcc.edu

How Can I Move Ahead with Adult Ed?

Adult education programs offer you an onramp to a better job and a college education.

You can start with basic classes in reading and math and move on to a class that prepares you to earn your high school equivalency and then into a career training program. If you already have your high school diploma or equivalency, you can go right into one of our career training programs.

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Adult Basic Education

As students complete their studies in ABE they are ready to either enroll in college-level courses or find employment.

Get started in Adult Ed
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General Equivalency Development

GED Preparation is offered to students interested in studying for the GED exam through individualized and classroom support.

Earn Your GED
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Finish High School

Students who are 16+ years of age can earn high school credit in order to earn a high school diploma. We several options to finish high school: High School+, Step Up to CollegeHigh School Diploma when completing an Associate Degree.

Finish High School
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Move Ahead with AdultED

Yakima Valley College is a proud partner of #MoveAheadWithAdultEd, a new national campaign enrolling adult learners into career training programs that equip them with skills that lead to jobs paying a family-sustaining wage.

Move Ahead with Adult ED

Campus Locations and Learning Centers

Yakima Campus

 509.574.6850
​ S. 16th & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98902 (Sundquist​​)

Grandview Campus

 509.882.7000
500 W. Main Street, Grandview, WA 98930​

Ellensburg

 509.201.1269
401 E. Mountainview, Ellensburg, WA 98926

Toppenish

509.834.4550
720 West Third Avenue, Toppenish, WA 98948

Sunnyside

509.882.7011
2590 Yakima Valley HWY, Sunnyside, WA 98944

La Casa Hogar

 509.457.5058
106 S. 6th St, Yakima, WA 98901