Career Training Programs
All Adult Diploma Program (ADP) students must complete one of the approved career training programs to earn their diploma. Students must successfully pass both the course and the associated certification exam.
Below are the approved career training programs for fiscal year 2024 (July 1, 2023–June 30, 2024).
What does the program cost?
There is no cost to the student. The Ohio Department of Education awards ADP students a scholarship to cover tuition.
Can I choose a program that isn’t listed above?
What if I don’t pass the course or exam?
If you do not pass the course, you will be referred to Aspire/GED to earn your diploma.
If you do not pass the exam, but you have good attendance and pass the course, ADP will provide resources for you to retake the exam.
What if I’m unable to complete the course?
It will be up to the discretion of the ADP manager and program manager to determine if the reason for excessive absence or not completing the program is acceptable.
Lack of child care, lack of transportation or job schedule are not acceptable excuses for missing class. Students will need to have a plan for child care and transportation prior to enrolling in a class. It is recommended that students communicate with their jobs and request a change in schedule during the career training program.
Students who do not attend classes are very unlikely to pass the certification exam. You must pass the certification exam to earn your diploma.
Can I switch programs if I don’t like the program I chose?
No. Each student will meet with an ADP staff member for a career counseling session that includes program selection. Once you have selected your program, you will not be able to switch. We recommend that you research each program carefully before your career counseling session.