The following diploma and certificate programs at Georgia Piedmont Tech are eligible for the HOPE Career Grant and may be tuition-free for those who qualify.


Learn more about the HOPE Career Grant here.

Automotive Fundamentals Diploma
Automotive Technology Diploma
Mobility/Light Vehicle Technician Diploma
Automotive Transmission/Transaxle Systems Technician Certificate
Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician Certificate
Automotive Engine Performance Technician Certificate
Automotive Engine Repair Technician Certificate
Automotive Climate Control Technician Certificate
Automotive Chassis Technician Certificate
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Tech Certificate

Business Technology Diploma
Health Information Management Coding Diploma
Medical Billing Clerk Certificate
Medical Front Office Assistant Certificate

Computer Programming Specialist Diploma
Computer Support Specialist Diploma
Computer Database Specialist – Oracle and/or SQL Diploma
Computer Networking Specialist – Cisco Diploma
Cisco Network Specialist Certificate
C# Programmer Certificate
Advanced CompTIA A+ Certified Technician Preparation
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician
CompTIA A+ Certified Technician Preparation Certificate
Computer Hardware Specialist Certificate
Foundations of Computer Programming Certificate
Help Desk Specialist Certificate
Home and Small Business Networking Certificate
Information Technology Fundamentals Certificate
Java Programmer Certificate
Mobile Application Developer Certificate
Microsoft Excel Application Specialist Certificate
Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate
Network Administrator Certificate
Network Support Specialist Certificate
Network Technician Certificate
Oracle Database Administrator Certificate
PC Repair and Network Technician Certificate
SQL Server Database Administrator Certificate

Early Childhood Care and Education Diploma
CDA Preparation (Child Development Associate national credential) Certification
Child Development Specialist Certificate
Early Childhood Care and Education Basics Certificate
Early Childhood Exceptionalities Certificate
Early Childhood Program Administrator Certificate
Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist Certificate
School Age Youth and Child Care Certificate

Electrical Control Systems Diploma
Electronics Fundamentals Diploma
Electronics Technology – Field Occupation Specialization Diploma
Electronics Technology – Computer Electronics Technology Specialization Diploma
Electronics Technology – Telecommunications Electronics Technology Specialization Diploma
Transit Electric Power & Equipment Technician Diploma
Transit Electronics Technician Diploma
Basic Electronic Assembler Certificate
Computer Engineering Technology Certificate
Computer System Design Specialist Certificate
Mobile Electronics Technician Certificate
Network Specialist Certificate
Residential Wiring Technician Certificate
Telecommunications Service/Operations Technician Certificate

Medical Assisting Diploma
Opticianry Diploma
Practical Nursing Diploma
Nurse Aide Certificate
Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
Contact Lens Technician Certificate
Eyewear Dispensing Specialist Certificate
Optical Laboratory Technician Certificate

Air Conditioning Technology Diploma
Building Automation Systems Diploma
Carpentry Technology Diploma
Commercial Refrigeration Diploma
Industrial Mechanical Systems Diploma
Industrial Systems Technology Diploma
Logistics and Supply Chain Management Diploma
Mechatronics Technology Diploma
Precision Machining and Manufacturing Diploma
Precision Manufacturing and Maintenance for GACATT Diploma
Welding and Joining Technology Diploma
Advanced Carpentry Certificate
Carpentry Fundamentals Certificate
Carpentry Technology Certificate
Air Conditioning Electrical Technician Certificate
Air Conditioning Technician Assistant Certificate
Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certificate
Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certificate
Certified Construction Worker Certificate
Electrical Lineworker Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder Fabricator Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder Certificate
Logistics Management Specialist Certificate
Logistics Management Technician Certificate
Mechatronics Technician Certificate
Pipe Welder Certificate

Design and Media Production Technician Diploma
Drafting Technology Diploma
3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping Certificate
CAD Operator Mechanical Certificate
Design and Media Production Specialist Certificate
Drafters Assistant Certificate
Georgia Film Academy On-Set Production Assistant Certificate
Film Production Administrative Assistant I Certificate
Motion Graphics Assistant Certificate

EMS Professions Diploma
Paramedicine Diploma
Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certificate

Commercial Truck Driving Certificate – Class A