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 Basic Education Services - Skills Help


Basic Math (Arithmetic)

  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions
  • Decimals
  • Percents
  • Measurements

Communication  (English) Skills

  • Writing
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Capitalization
  • Spelling


  • Real Numbers
  • Algebraic Expressions
  • Equations and Inequalities
  • Word Problems and Measurements

Reading Skills

  • Reading Rate
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary

Orientation to College Learning

Individualized programs assist you in achieving academic success in areas such as:

  • Note taking - Summarizing - Outlining
  • Concentration - Textbook study
  • Reference skills - Test taking - Listening
  • Time management - Memory Techniques

Study Skills Seminars

  • Strategies for Textbook Study and Concentration
  • Using Your Notes and Your Time to Your Advantage
  • Preparing for Tests and Easing Anxiety
  • Strategies for Studying Math

Need Tutoring?

If you need help in a course, NWTC has free individual tutoring and/or group study to assist you. You may arrange for a tutor if :

  • You and your instructor agree that tutoring is needed
  • You are attending class regularly, and if
  • A tutor is available.

To start the tutoring process, contact your program counselor or a counselor. Class study is available in math, reading, and English skills.


Note: Basic Education classes are not eligible for financial aid.

For more information, call:  1-800-422-6982, Ext. 5686.