Vocational and Postsecondary Education

Career, Technical, and Postsecondary Education

The Career, Technical, and Post-Secondary Education Unit prepares inmates for employment.

Vocational Classroom Training prepares inmates for employment in the following trades:

 Auto Body Repair

 Auto Mechanics

 Auto Painting

 Barbering

 Beekeeping

 Braille Transcription

 Building/Industrial Maintenance

 Computer/Office Technology

 Cabinetry/Carpentry

 Commercial Driver’s License

 Computer/Electronic Repair (Microsoft Certification)

 Cosmetology

 Customer Service and Computer Technology

 Diesel Mechanics

 Drafting

 Electrical Wiring

 Food Preparation/Culinary Arts

 Graphic Arts/Printing

 Heating & Air Conditioning

 Masonry/Tile Setting

 Plumbing

 Veterinary Assistant (large and small animals)

 Visual Graphics

 Welding

 Woodworking

 

Units of the University System of Georgia

The Department has collaborated with the University System of Georgia deliver these post-secondary education and programs and offer certificates to offenders who complete the programs. USG Partners include the University of Georgia and Middle Georgia State University.

Units of the Technical College System of Georgia

The Department has collaborated with the Technical College System of Georgia to certify and deliver programs and provide certificates to offenders who complete courses / programs. TCSG Partners include Central Georgia Technical College, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Albany Technical College, Athens Technical College, and Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

On the Job Training

On the Job Training offenders earn Technical College completion certificates certifying the skills learned while employed on their work assignments.

Live Work

Live Work Projects provide work experience for offenders in our vocational education classes. Offenders can build, remodel, or repair items owned by state, county, local government and non-profit agencies.

For More Information, Contact:

Gary Lister

Director of Vocational and Postsecondary Education

Office: 478-992-6401

Cell: 478-365-4378

Email: Gary.Lister@gdc.ga.gov

State Offices South at Tift College
Hardin Library

300 Patrol Road
Forsyth, GA 31029

 

Official Georgia Gov Website
An official website of the state of Georgia

Home | About GDC | Contact Us
Privacy Policy | Partner Agency Links
Report Offender Social Activity

Copyright © 2016 All Rights Reserved