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  • Online instruction continues for Summer 2020 Semester.
  • Lanier Technical College is CLOSED for in-person instruction, with limited exceptions.


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High Demand Career Fields

Through the Hope Career Grant, Lanier Tech offers tuition-free programs in 16 in-demand career opportunities

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.

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.

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 in

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 re

Movie Set Production and Design

Film Technology programs will train competent entry-level Film/Video Production technicians who can successfully get an entry-level job in the film / video production industry or continue with their education goals in one of the other Film Production program areas. Subject matter includes basic training in occupational areas of interest, such as Electrical & Lighting, Grip & Rigging, On-set Production Assistant, Hair & Makeup, Set Construction & Scenic, and many others, emphasizing competencies in production protocols, the pre-production / production / post-production process and crew responsi

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 dipl

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 industr

Logistics/Transportation Technology

Home to the busiest airport in the world and the largest single-terminal container facility in North America, as well as an extensive network of highways and distribution centers, Georgia is a transportation super-hub of the Southeast. The state ranks 5th nationally in logistics employment, and graduates of TCSG’s Logistics program are fully qualified to join this skilled workforce. Logistics and Transportation Technology programs offer courses in areas of inventory control, purchasing techniques, warehouse and distribution technologies, and much more.

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Why
Lanier Tech?

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!

Lanier Tech awarded SkillsUSA National Model of Excellence distinction!

The Chapter Excellence Program honors chapter achievement relative to SkillsUSA’s framework of developing personal, workplace and technical skills.

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Chase Sweda

"When I meet people, everyone assumes that I am attending university, I make sure they know that I am not, but attending TCSG for welding. Most people usually answer back with something like “Wow, that is very cool. We need more tradesmen in this world.”

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Damien Anderson

“I had zero teaching experience,” Anderson says of his time before Lanier Tech, “and there’s no public speaking in an auto shop!” He credits his students over the past years for helping him learn to become a great teacher."

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G. H.

"Taking my freshman Math, English, Psychology classes at Lanier Technical College through the Dual Enrollment program has given me a great start towards earning my college degree while in high school. The classes are transferable to Georgia Southern where I plan to pursue a sports therapy degree...

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Christian Johnson

"What makes Lanier Technical College so great is that they focus on the needs of the changing environment in their community. They focus, not only on the theoretical side of learning for a degree, but also on the hands-on skills required for on the job."

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Katie Ballard

“Adult Education is crucial for building a bright future. It changes who we are for the better. Adult Education redeemed my self-worth. What is left for people like myself that don’t have a high school credential? "

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Latest school news & events

Lanier Tech awarded SkillsUSA National Model of Excellence distinction!

Lanier Tech awarded SkillsUSA National Model of Excellence distinction!
May 26, 2020

Lanier Technical College was awarded the SkillsUSA National Model of Excellence distinction! After a robust national competition, Lanier Tech is one of only 24 colleges and high schools to earn the distinction. Throughout the year, local high school and college SkillsUSA Chapters held multiple activities that fell within one of the three categories of the…

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Lanier Tech’s Medical Assisting Program recognized nationally

Lanier Tech’s Medical Assisting Program recognized nationally
April 27, 2020

Lanier Technical College’s Medical Assisting Program has been recognized by Online Medical Assistant Programs, a national organization, as being one of the very best values for Medical Assisting Programs in the nation at both the diploma and associate degree levels for 2020. Lanier Tech’s MA Program was one of two Medical Assisting Programs in Georgia…

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Lanier Tech hosts TCSG Northern Region Awards Luncheon

Lanier Tech hosts TCSG Northern Region Awards Luncheon
March 4, 2020

Lanier Technical College hosted the TCSG 2020 Northern Region Awards Luncheon at the Ramsey Conference Center. GOAL Student of the Year and Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year winners from nine technical colleges competed before a panel of business, civic and industry leaders for top honors in the TCSG Northern Region. The top three Northern…

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Campuses & Sites

Hall Campus

2535 Lanier Tech Drive
Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: 770-533-7000
Fax: 770-531-6328

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Forsyth Campus

3410 Ronald Reagan Blvd
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 678-341-6600
Fax: 770-781-6951

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Barrow Campus

965 Austin Road
Winder, GA 30680
Phone: 770-297-4500
Fax: 678-425-6997

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Dawson Campus

408 Highway 9 North
Dawsonville, GA 30534
Phone: 706-216-5461 or 678-513-5200
Fax: 678-513-5220

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Jackson Campus

631 South Elm Street
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: 706-335-1931
Fax: 770-535-6299

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