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Community Learning Options

English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses

Many students come to FRCC from other countries and may need help with their English speaking, writing, reading, and listening skills. Our experienced instructors are experts in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). Learn more about our ESL classes offered at each of our locations by going to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/esl.

GED/High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation and Testing

FRCC offers courses to prepare students to take the GED or one of the other High School Equivalency examinations approved by the State of Colorado. These examinations are administered at several of our locations. The Colorado High School Equivalency examinations are for candidates 17 years of age and older (16-year olds may apply for an Age Waiver) who have never been awarded a high school equivalency diploma. For more information about our HSE-preparation courses or the examinations, go to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/ged-testing.

The Center for Adult Learning (Larimer Campus and Loveland)

The FRCC Centers for Adult Learning offer classes in English as a Second Language (ESL), High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation, college preparation, and reading, writing, and math improvement to adults 17 and older. 16-year-olds who meet certain criteria may also enroll. The Centers for Adult Learning are located at 4616 S Shields (Larimer Campus) in Fort Collins: (970) 204-8181, and 800 S. Taft in Loveland: (970) 613-5960. For more information regarding ESL classes go to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/esl. For more information regarding all other classes go to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/ged-testing.

Non-Credit Courses

FRCC Continuing Education provides affordable non-credit professional development and personal enrichment programs. Choose from a wide variety of classes that are offered at our Larimer Campus only and also online. Whether you're looking for non-credit classes to improve your professional skills or start a new hobby, learn a new language, create and explore the arts, or discover new interests, our continuing education classes might be just what you are looking for. For more information and current class offerings at each of our locations, go to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/continuing-education.

Small Business Development Center

FRCC offers free counseling and workshops to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The workshops cover a wide range of topics including starting a business, legal issues, financial analysis, marketing strategies, management development, technology, and more. Our Small Business Development Centers are the result of a partnership among the Colorado Office of Economic Development, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and Front Range Community College. For more information or to schedule a counseling appointment, go to www.frontrange.edu/about-frcc/business-and-community.

Corporate Solutions

FRCC's Corporate Solutions office is an excellent resource to Colorado companies seeking customized skills training, consulting services, business development, and ongoing professional development. For more information, go to www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/corporate-training.