FCI Dublin Educational Programs

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Program Classes and Services

  1. General Education Development (GED) Program
  2. English as a Second Language (ESL)
  3. Vocational/Occupational Program
  4. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) Program
  5. Post Secondary Education (PSE) Program
  6. Social (Parenting)/Recreation Program
  7. General Library Services
  8. Law Library Services
  9. Apprenticeship Program

Education Program Requirements

Inmates who cannot provide documentation of a high school diploma or GED Certificate are required to attend GED programming unless exempt by BOP policy.

Inmates whose primary language is not English must enroll in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program unless exempt by BOP policy.

Inmates within 18-36 months of release must participate in the pre-release Program unless exempted by BOP policy.


The General Education Development (GED) classes offers those inmates who have not completed high school, the opportunity to enroll and complete a GED in either the English or Spanish language.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

The English as a Second Language (ESL) services are offered to non-English speaking inmates. ESL certification is offered by the CASAS Certification Examination.

Vocational Training

Vocational Training programs are available in Microsoft Office XP, Computer Graphics, and Forklift Operator’s License. These popular programs operate on an afternoon/evening schedule.

Occupational Training

Occupational Training offers Computer Graphics through City College of San Francisco. This is a certificate program with a duration of six months.

Post Secondary Education

Post Secondary Education is offered through accessability to correspondence courses. Inmates are encouraged to participate in correspondence courses if they have the funds to do so. Correspondence resource materials are located in the VT Business classroom.

Library Services

The Law Library affords all inmates access to supplies and services related to legal matters. Such items available include relevant and up to date constitutional, statutory and case law materials, applicable court rules and practice treatises.

General Library Services are offered daily. A variety of reading materials, including newspapers, magazines, periodicals, reference sources and audio-visual materials can be found in the Recreation Barn.

Apprenticeship Programs

The Education Department also offers Apprenticeship programs in conjunction with the Facilities and Food Services Departments. The Apprenticeship programs offered are: Baker, Electrician, Construction, Plumbing, Landscape, and HVAC Technician. The respective Apprenticeship programs are approved by the Department of Labor.

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