WorkReadyU offers a no-cost adult education program that teaches you the skills needed for college or career success.

Classes are available year-round at multiple campuses and partner locations during hours most convenient for you. WorkReadyU staff will support you with registration, enrollment and guidance through the program. Eligible students can receive financial assistance with tuition and books.


WorkReadyU Offers:

Free ESL Classes

Improve your English skills so you can attend college, get a good job or advance your career.

Free HSE (GED) Classes

Increase your academic skills with small high school equivalency (GED) classes and hands-on learning.

Free Job Training

Develop the skills you need to start a successful career or transition to college.


Am I Eligible?

Initial Eligibility Requirements*:

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Do not have a bachelor’s or advanced degree in the US
  • Resident of Dallas County
  • 16-18 years of age please see additional requirements on eligibility page

*Additional requirements may be needed or identified during registration and on-boarding process

We are available to answer your questions and explain our services!

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I'm Ready!

Please fill out the WorkReadyU Interest Form to get answers to your questions and/or start your process!

WorkReadyU Interest Form

Attending the WRU information session is a requirement to be eligible for the WRU grant. You'll learn important information about program requirements, certifications available upon completion, on-boarding process details and assessments required for class placement.

During this portion, the WRU team will confirm your application(s), documentation and WRU grant eligibility requirements are met.

This measures basic and academic skills for adults and curriculum tools to target instruction (Assessment(s) can take 3-4 hours) This is a requirement for the WRU grant and is used as an informative tool for teachers and class placement.

Go over your assessment results, plan, confirm your class placement, schedule, location, and teacher; get enrolled!

Begin your ESL, HSE (GED) and/or job training classes!

We are available to answer your questions and explain our services!

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Get Connected with WorkReady Mobile App

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Stay up to date with your campus of choice, teacher, and community! Once enrolled (or once your questions are answered) dive into the WRU Mobile app. There, you can find resources like Jobtimize, campus announcements, and, most importantly, stay in contact with your teacher.

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