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Independent Learning Centre

Ontario's Equivalency Certificate

The ILC is Ontario’s sole provider of the GED® test. The GED® test allows people who have not finished high school the opportunity to earn an Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate. Many of our successful GED® test takers have enrolled in post-secondary education or have been hired by employers such as the TTC.


GED® Main Page

The GED® test is available in English and French. The tests that are administered in Canada have been developed specifically for Canadians.

What is GED® Testing?

The GED® test provides adults who did not complete a formal high school program the opportunity to demonstrate high-school level knowledge and skills.

Registering for GED® Testing

Do you want to take the GED® test? Find out where and when you can take it in Ontario.

Testing Preparation

A GED® test day is seven hours long. It’s no joke. Here are some suggestions and tips on how you can better prepare for the big day.