Adult Basic Literacy Education:
This program provides a means for adults and youth 16 years or older to enhance educational skills with basic literacy, workplace literacy, GED preparation, and other services that will assist in employment and competence in one's self. The program concentrates on language, reading, writing, and math skills on an individual basis.
Testing assessments will be provided by certified teachers followed by goal setting, personal instruction, step-by-step evaluation, and post assessment, all done at the student's own pace.
Hours of operation may vary. Contact the ABLE program at 265-6743 x 1198.
Skills Training Center:
Offers a sequence of self-guided instructional activities that provides students with the academic and technical skills they need to prepare for further education and employment.
HRDC is an official GED Testing site in Havre and Fort Belknap. Testing is offered 2-3 times each month. The current GED test contains 5 content areas: Math, Writing, Social Studies, Science, and Reading and costs $55. To begin the process, prospective test takers are required to register online at GEDWizard. There are additional requirements for students ages 16-18. When GEDWizard registration is complete, testing must be scheduled with the GED examiner by calling 265-6743. Failure to attend a scheduled testing date will result in additional fees. Assistance with GED preparation is available in the ABLE classroom. For transcripts, accommodation information, or information about other GED testing sites, please visit the Division of Career, Technical and Adult Education.
GED testing will change on January 1, 2014. Scores from tests taken previous to January 2014 will not be banked and testers must retake all tests again. In addition, any fees paid before January 2014 will not be transferred to the new test. The schedules are listed below and additional test dates will not be offered.
2013 Havre GED Testing Schedule
2013 Fort Belknap GED Testing Schedule
Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Provides job training along with other activities and services that result in increased employment and earnings, as well as increased educational and occupational skills for adults 18 and over.
Youths 14-21 are provided job training along with other activities and services that result in increased employment and earnings, as well as increased educational and occupational skills.
Referral and Placement
Our employment specialists work with clients in referring them to employment opportunities that match their skills and education. We partner with various agencies in Havre, and it’s surrounding areas to ensure our clients get the training necessary to lead successful lives.
Paid Work Experience
Employment and Training will pay our clients basic wages while the employee is being trained. We strive to find work experiences that meet our clients' interests. Placing clients in environments where they learn skills that they can use in future employment.
Funding is available to our enrolled clients to ensure their training or education is not interrupted or ended because of financial difficulties. We provide assistance in training costs including tuition, books, fees, uniform, and work clothing.
- Resume’ preparation
- Interview preparation
- Application tips
- Montana Career Information System
- Internet access for job hunting
- One-on-one employment counseling
- Interest Surveys
- Career Exploration
WoRC (Work Readiness Component) is a program for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). WoRC provides intense case management services to TANF cash assistance participants that focus on employment and training activities leading to self-support. WoRC also assists participants with a defined physical and/or mental disability in the federal disability benefit application process. The goals of the WoRC program are to support individuals as they enter or re-enter the job market and to assist them in obtaining the skills necessary to become self-sufficient.
WoRC Program Highlights are:
- Intensive case management
- Assessment and employability planning
- Supportive services
- Job readiness activities and training
- Job search
- Job skills training and educational activities
- Work experience
- Job development and placement
- Assistance for disability related applications
- Outreach and intervention processes designed to increase program participation.