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High Demand Career Fields

Through the Hope Career Grant, Lanier Tech offers tuition-free programs for high demand career opportunities.

Computer Technology

The Computer Technology program gives students the necessary knowledge to jumpstart a career in one of the fastest growing fields: information technology. Students have the opportunity to earn either a certificate or diploma with more than 16 fields to choose from. Students can pursue a myriad of majors from animation and game design, to networking and repairs. From learning basic computer fundamentals and hardware concepts, to learning more advanced design and business models, the Computer Technology program prepares students with the necessary skills for a career in computer technology.

Welding and Joining Technology

The Welding and Joining Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology credential, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.

Automotive Technology

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment in the Automotive industry will expand five percent between 2014 and 2024. Graduates of TCSG’s Automotive Technology programs learn the technological and mechanical skills to keep today’s increasingly complex cars safely on the roads. All TCSG colleges offer training in Automotive Technology, ranging from maintenance techniques and electronic systems diagnostics, to performance technology. Learn skills that will give you a competitive edge from the assembly line to the racing pits.

Early Childhood Care and Education

The Early Childhood Care and Education program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application as well as limited general core competencies necessary for successful employment. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers and Head Start.

Certified Engineering Assistant

The Certified Engineering Assistant program provides students with the necessary training, through a series of courses, for a career as a certified engineer assistant. Students can either achieve a diploma in Architectural and Engineering Drafting Technology or a certificate in a number of programs, including various fields from computer engineering to railroad signal engineering. The program provides training in core engineering techniques, including drafting and design and complex mathematical calculations. The Certified Engineer Assistant program prepares students for a rewarding career ...

Computer Programming

Computer programmers are among the most sought after workers in today’s information economy. More than 25 computer programming certificates and diplomas are available, some focused on specific in-demand programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, and Visual Basic. Students are also able to gain programming skills in a broad range of IT contexts including network and database administration, web design and development, game design and development, and cloud and mobile environments.

Construction Technology

The Construction industry in Georgia has had year-over-year growth since the recession. The professionally trained graduates of TCSG’s Construction program have the knowledge and skills to work effectively on private, public and commercial construction projects. Majors include air conditioning technology, carpentry, construction management, electrical construction and maintenance, masonry and plumbing.

Diesel Equipment Technology

The Diesel Equipment Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in the diesel equipment service and repair profession. Learning opportunities enable students to develop academic, technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of truck, heavy equipment, marine systems, or emergency power generator repair theory and practical application necessary for successful employment depending on the specialization area a student chooses to complete. Program graduates...

Design and Media Production

You see it everywhere, on every wall, on every package in every store, on every smart phone, every website, on the app that you downloaded, and on and in many of the cars you see or drive on the road. You live in the visual world. All of it is designed, created, produced, printed, uploaded, projected, streamed, downloaded and shared by a Digital Media and Production Specialist. The visual impact of everything you see changes your world. How visual information is presented influences what you choose, what you buy, what you think, how you feel. One of the biggest industries in the world ...

Health Science

The Health Science program offers students the opportunity to enter the field of healthcare through courses that apply science and technology through medical care. Students have the ability to earn either a certificate or diploma, depending on the designated program. With more than 35 specific fields to choose from, students can earn the knowledge to accelerate their careers in a number of health science programs. Particularly, students have the ability to pursue certificates in various medical fields like pharmaceutical assistance or surgical technology.

Electrical Lineman Technology

Electrical Line Workers install or repair electrical power systems and telecommunications cables, including fiber optics. Georgia is among the states with the highest published employment in this profession. TCSG colleges train students in the technical and mechanical skills necessary to be successful, preparing graduates for employment with utility companies. You will learn on equipment used in the field today, and will be prepared for problem-solving techniques, as well as the industry's safety requirements.

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing diploma program is designed to prepare students to write the NCLEX-PN for licensure as practical nurses. The program prepares graduates to give competent nursing care. This is done through a selected number of academic and occupational courses providing a variety of techniques and materials necessary to assist the student in acquiring the needed knowledge and skills to give competent care. A variety of clinical experiences is planned so that theory and practice are integrated under the guidance of the clinical instructor. Program graduates receive a practical nursing ...

Precision Manufacturing

The Precision Manufacturing program prepares students for entry-level employment in a manufacturing environment or for continued education in manufacturing or engineering programs of study. Students are introduced to fundamental manufacturing processes, including manufacturing design, machining, and assembly; mathematical operators and analytical problem solving; technical schematics and symbols; drafting tools and techniques; and engineering tools and concepts. All didactic and lab principles are applied as practiced in an industrial setting.

Industrial Maintenance

Industrial Maintenance is a perfect career for those interested in tinkering with and maintaining machinery, or producing and manufacturing with your hands. Georgia employment in this field, which is also called Industrial Systems Technology and includes Manufacturing Maintenance and Mechatronics, is expected to grow by 8 percent over the next 10 years. Students learn skills in several areas, including electronics, industrial wiring, motors, controls, PLCs (program logic controllers), instrumentation, fluid power, mechanical, pumps and piping, and computers. Virtually any manufacturing ...

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Student success is the measure of Lanier Technical College’s success. Last year, we exceeded our goals for student achievement: 71.5% retention rate, 79.5% graduation rate, 100% job placement rate and 85.9% licensure pass rate. Hear from our students and their success stories below!

Latest school news & events

Lanier Tech Apprenticeship Propels Students Towards Promotion at Sherwin Williams

Lanier Tech Apprenticeship Propels Students Towards Promotion at Sherwin Williams
September 15, 2022

Gainesville – Three Sherwin Williams employees at their Atlanta Distribution Center answered the call when given an opportunity to participate in a two-year Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship with Lanier Technical College. Upon completion of the apprenticeship in the Spring of 2023, Ben Bailey, Gabe Bremmer, and Jose Gonzalez will be promoted to Full-Time Maintenance Technicians. During…

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Lanier Tech Hosts Inspiring Adult Education Graduation

Lanier Tech Hosts Inspiring Adult Education Graduation
September 7, 2022

Gainesville – Lanier Technical College’s Adult Education Program held an in-person graduation ceremony to honor students who have achieved their GED® or HSE (High School Equivalency) Diploma on Thursday, September 1, 2022. The heartfelt 33rd annual graduation ceremony was held at the Ramsey Conference Center. Approximately 278 graduates have received their High School Equivalency Diploma…

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Lanier Tech Defies Current Enrollment Trends, Sets College-Wide Record

Lanier Tech Defies Current Enrollment Trends, Sets College-Wide Record
August 31, 2022

Gainesville – The Mission of Lanier Technical College, “Workforce Development”, serves its seven-county service area well as the college once again set an all-time enrollment record. 5,611 students started instruction at one of Lanier Tech’s five campuses at the start of the fall semester on August 15, 2022. When compared to the fall semester of…

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Upcoming Events


September 2022

Thursday September 29

11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Thursday - Super Taco
Food Truck Thursday - Super Taco
Thursday September 29
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hall Campus Quad

The Food Truck will be here on Thursday, September 29th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the quad on the Hall campus.

The Super Taco “El Guero” food truck serves assorted tacos, nachos, fries, deserts & drinks! Please come ready to eat some delicious food right outside of your office/classroom door!

Cash, debit and credit cards are accepted. Please go to Super Taco “El Guero” FB page to see their menu.

Email Megan Whitworth ( with any questions.

October 2022

Tuesday October 4

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Oct. Student Government Association (SGA) Club Meeting
Oct. Student Government Association (SGA) Club Meeting
Tuesday October 4
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

This meeting is open for all Lanier Tech students who want to get more involved at the school. If you attend two meetings (in person or virtually) than you are officially a Student Government Association member and will receive a free SGA member long sleeve t-shirt!

We are meeting in person at the Hall Campus and virtually (see link below). We want to give our students a place to come and meet and learn what’s going on at Lanier Tech, as well as ask questions, share input, and be a part of the student body community. Those who attend the in person meeting will get a free lunch. In person location for this meeting will be announced.
These meetings are meant to give each of our students a voice in campus life. If you have never been to an SGA meeting and plan on attending, or have any questions about the club and what it means to be a member, please let me know!

If you would like to attend online, please email to RSVP or click the link below to directly join the meeting at the day and time of the event! See you there!

Click HERE to Join Meeting Virtually

Wednesday October 5

Last Day of Class Session A

Thursday October 6

Final Exam Session A

Monday October 10 – Wednesday October 12

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Campus Locations

Hall Campus
2535 Lanier Tech Drive Gainesville , GA 30507
Phone: 770-533-7000

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Forsyth Campus
3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd
Cumming , GA 30041
Phone: 678-341-6600
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Barrow Campus
965 Austin Road
Winder , GA 30680
Phone: 770-297-4500

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Dawson Campus
408 Highway 9 North
Dawsonville , GA 30534
Phone: 706-216-5461 or 678-513-5200

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Jackson Campus
631 South Elm Street
Commerce , GA 30529
Phone: 770-535-6270 or 706-335-1931

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