Dual Enrollment at LANIER COLLEGE & CAREER ACADEMY is offered in conjunction with Lanier Technical College.  Students have the opportunity to earn college credit while earning credit toward high school graduation.  A technical college certificate can lead further to a diploma or degree.   Courses taken are part of the high school transcript AND part of the college transcript.

Technical College Certificates are earned on the Lanier College & Career Academy Campus.  Transportation is supplied by the student’s home school during the regular school day or students may provide their own transportation.

Technical College Certificate Programs Offered:

  • Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder*
  • Esthetician*
  • Event Coordinator – The Event Coordinator certificate program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today’s Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism fields. The Event Coordinator certificate provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism events.

HRTM 1150 Event Planning (3)

HRTM 1201 Hospitality Marketing (3)

HRTM 1210 Hospitality Law (3)

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  • Food Production Worker I – The Food Production Worker I technical certificate of credit is designed to provide basic entry-level skills for employment in the food service industry as prep cooks and banquet/service prep workers.

CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts (4)

CUUL 1110 Culinary Safety & Sanitation (2)

Cooking Option (6)

CUUL 1129 Fundamentals of Restaurant Operations (4)

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  • Gas Metal Arc Welder*
  • Industrial Electrician*
  • Prep Cook – The Prep Cook technical certificate of credit provides skills for entry into the food services preparation area as a prep cook. Topics include: food services history, safety and sanitation, purchasing and food control, nutrition and menu development and design, along with the principles of cooking.

CUUL 1000 Fundamentals of Culinary Arts (4)

CUUL 1110 Culinary Safety & Sanitation (2)

Cooking Option (6

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*Approved LT campus: in progress for approval at Hall County Campus.


Entrance Testing Requirements for Lanier Technical College:

  • Accept SAT, ACT, Milestone ELA and ACCUPLACER scores (see below)
  • PSAT Scores taken on the new version (post March 2016)

  • HOPE GPA of 2.6 or higher, for 11th and 12th Graders will enter at Degree Level
  • Entry Level Workforce Certificate – Admissions requirement of a 2.0 minimum High School GPA (Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder, and Food Production Worker I)

NOTE:  To continue to Diploma or Degree Level student would need to meet one of the requirements above.

  • Diploma & Most Certificates:  (Esthetician, Event Coordinator, Gas Metal Arc Welder, Industrial Electrician, and Prep Cook) can enter with ACT, SAT, PSAT or HOPE GPA of 2.6 as qualifying scores.