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 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.00
Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.06
Solderers and Brazers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.07
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4122.00
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.

Financing

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

Success

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.