No High School Diploma? No GED? No Problem.

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Train for a career while you work toward a valid high school diploma.

If you do not have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent, good news: you can still enroll at The Refrigeration School as an Ability to Benefit student and train in our Eligible Career Pathway Program (ECPP).

What Is the Ability to Benefit (ATB) Program?

The ATB program allows students without a high school diploma or GED to enroll into an Eligible Career Pathways Programs which provides a pathway to career education training. You don’t need a high school diploma or a GED to enroll in The Refrigeration School by applying through the ATB requirements.


  • How to Qualify for Ability to Benefit (ATB)
    • Meet with a RSI Admissions Representative to figure out your options.
    • Pass a nationally recognized standardized assessment that covers reading, writing and math.
  • What is the Eligible Career Pathway Program (ECPP)?

    The ECPP enrolls students in The Refrigeration School ‘s Welding Specialist program and in an Adult Education Program at the same time. ECPP participants who successfully complete the Adult Education Program will receive a valid High School Diploma. ECPP participants who successfully complete the Welding Specialist program will receive a diploma from The Refrigeration School.

  • How to Qualify for the Eligible Career Pathway Program ECPP)
    • Meet with an Admissions Advisor and tour the campus.
    • Successfully pass the required ATB assessment.
    • Attend and participate in classes provided by the Adult Education Program online and complete each course with an assessment in-person at The Refrigeration School.

A High School Diploma and a Post-Secondary Education Diploma—All at Once

The ECCP could be your opportunity to earn a valid high school diploma, a diploma in the Welding Specialist program, and the opportunity to apply for entry-level job opportunities in welding. Talk with an Admissions Representative now to find out if you qualify and begin training for a career that could last a lifetime.