Gwinnett Technical College Announces Three New Certificate Programs

GWINNETT — Gwinnett Technical College announced three new certificate programs today designed to provide students with cutting-edge skills to participate in Gwinnett and North Fulton County’s thriving economy.

Beginning in the Fall 2021 semester, Gwinnett Tech will offer the following technical certificates: Amazon Web Services Cloud Solutions Specialist, iOS App Development in Swift, and Driverless and Driver Assist Systems. These programs use curriculum and hands-on training to provide students with the skills and competencies they need to prepare for a successful career in these growing industries.

“Employers are looking for a diverse and skilled workforce, and we are proud to offer these industry-leading certificates. We are excited to offer these opportunities to our students and look forward to seeing them apply their skills in the community,” stated Gwinnett Tech President Dr. D. Glen Cannon.

  • AWS Cloud Solutions Specialist Certificate will provide cloud computing skills in the Amazon Web Services environment through hands-on practical experience and prepare students for AWS Certifications, including Cloud Practitioner, Solutions Architect Associate, and Developer Associate.
  • iOS App Development in Swift Certificate includes specialized courses designed to allow programming and web development majors to augment their existing programs with web application development or programming. This program allows professional programmers and web developers to add iOS application development to their skill set. In addition, IOS mobile developers will write programs inside a mobile development environment using the Swift programming language upon completing this certificate.
  • Driverless and Driver Assist Systems Certificate will coexist with the General Automotive Program, the MoparCAP program, and the Mercedes Benz program. During their training at Gwinnett Tech, students will be able to take advantage of this additional training option that is compatible with the pre-existing curriculum. The appeal will be to the students interested in emerging technologies and environmentally-friendly vehicle options. Currently, there is no other training program of this type in our state. Graduates of this program will be prepared for the following jobs: V21 Technician, V2V Technician, Electric Vehicle Technician, Service Advisor, Service Writer, Parts Attendant, Collision Repair Technician, and Alignment Technician.

For more information about Gwinnett Technical College’s programs, please visit GwinnettTech.edu.


About Gwinnett Tech: Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia’s largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The College offers more than 140 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops, and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech is Gwinnett County’s largest provider of corporate training and also serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit GwinnettTech.edu. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.