Academic Skills Development
Classes are offered to assist students with academic skills development, and GED preparation. Areas of study include English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. There are three classes offered at BVCAP’s main location – 32 Goff Avenue, Pawtucket, RI. Class time and schedule is determined by the instructors after potential students take an assessment (pretest) in Reading and Mathematics.
- Class 1: Meets Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Class 2: Meets Monday – Thursday from 11:30 pm – 1:30 pm
All academic classes include the following:
Work Readiness Skills
College Readiness Skills
Basic Computer Skills
Touch Typing Skills
NorthStar Digital Literacy
Food Safety (for students of BVCAP)
Internship / Job Shadowing Opportunities
Tutoring is also offered to students of BVCAP by appointment.
BVCAP also offers educational workshops:
Fast Math consists of math workshops that will help to boost students’ math skills, reinforce math concepts, and provide study sessions for the math portion of the GED exam.
Writers’ workshop is series of writing workshops dedicated to the essential topics in writing. These workshops help boost students’ skills in the areas of grammar, sentence structure, paragraph development, and essay writing.
BVCAP instructors also provide assistance with obtaining and completing fee waiver forms for the Official GED® exams, registering for the GED Ready® assessment, and scheduling official GED exams.
For more information call: 401-723-4520 ext. 252.
To register for an assessment call: 401-723-4520 ext. 227.
English as Second Language (ESL)
The ESL class is designed for learners who are literate in their native language and already have basic literacy skills in English. BVCAP’s ESL program helps students learn English for life, work, and community. This class also provides learners with financial literacy skills and basic computer skills. The Beginner ESL class meets Monday – Thursday from 9:15 am – 11:15 am. The Intermediate ESL class meets Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
BVCAP proudly offers a Citizenship preparation class. This course is to prepare students to take each section of the test with a focus on the US Government, Civics, History, Geography, Reading, and Writing. The Citizenship class meets Thursdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
For information about BVCAP’s ESL Class or the Citizenship Class call: 401-475-5496.
All of BVCAP’s instructors are certified educators with knowledge and expertise to help learners of varying levels and abilities.
Summer Youth Employment Program:
BVCAP directs a six to eight week program operated between June and August for youth ages fourteen and twenty-four. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities, and non-profit agencies. These experiences provide youth with hands on opportunities to develop skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive wages and are required to participate in a youth readiness workshop that educates them on basic job skills such as resume writing, interviews, and personal career tests.
Call 401-723-4520 to apply!
Many people need assistance identifying their interests, career goals, and academic potential. BVCAP hopes to turn fears of the future into feelings of confidence with its new career center. BVCAP’s Career Counseling Center can help provide some guidance by:
- Administering and interpreting interests to guide clients toward career pathways.
- Providing extensive knowledge of current and future growth trends in occupations.
- Informing clients about government, private, and college financial resources for education programs.
- The center also has an extensive resources center with two computer work stations, books and media materials for clients to use to explore careers
Call 401-723-4520 ext 251 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor today!