Gainful Employment Disclosure: Welding Technology Certificate

Dunwoody College of Technology – Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program: Welding Technology Certificate

Names and Links to Descriptions of Potential Occupations

Q: What types of jobs would this program prepare me for?
A: Below are the titles of possible occupations associated with this training program. A link to the Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (www.onetonline) is provided for each occupation.

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters
Solderers and Brazers
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine
Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Cost Information

Q: How much will this program cost me?
A: Total Estimated Cost for 2012-2013
including tuition books and fees $17,601

(NOTE: Books and fees represent $1980 of the total cost indicated above)

Actual costs may vary depending upon the specific program and the courses taken.


Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A: In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, graduates may use loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:

For the summer, fall and winter quarters 2011-2012
Federal Loans $13,552
Private Loans $ 3,250


Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?

A: The program is designed to take 2 semesters to complete following the sequence and credit load established for the program. Should the student choose to take a less credits per semester or change their program, the time frame may be longer.

On-time graduation rate for academic year 2011-2012 graduates is 75%.

Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

A: The job placement rate academic year 2010-2011 graduates of this program is at 95% for job related employment.