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In these courses, offered as part of Macomb’s Applied Technology and Apprenticeship 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. More than 190 private and transfer scholarships available including one specifically 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

With an associate degree, you will be qualified for careers including solderer, fabrication welder, maintenance welder, fitter-welder and spot welder.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Welding Courses 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 Courses at Macomb?

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

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