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In Macomb’s Welding program, you will be introduced to the properties of metal and the different types of welding methods and processes. You will learn to safely operate, maintain and repair welding equipment, and to fabricate and test sample welds. Courses include those leading to certification in shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, pipe welding and special testing.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Welding

  1. Learn on state-of-the-art welding equipment
  2. Nearly 250 private and transfer scholarships available, especially one for welding students
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Welding Courses at Macomb

  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Fundamentals of Gas & Arc Welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Advanced Welding & Welder Certification
  • Pipe Welding
  • Special Testing
  • Welding Codes & Certification
  • Maintenance Welding
  • Tool & Die Welding 

Career Opportunities in Welding

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Welding program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Welding program at Macomb?

For more information, contact the Applied Technology Department, 586.445.7438, or

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