Start Your Journey

1. at home.

  • Complete your enrollment form application
    • Click here to complete the free online application.
    • You will be required to upload a photo of your diploma (GED or transcripts are accepted as well).
    • Acceptance is based upon successfully passing drug screening and submission of high school diploma, GED, or transcripts
    • A GMCA representative will call you within 3 business days to verify the enrollment form and ask for your Social Security Number.
    • Optional: If you would like to tour the campus, please call 855-832-8879 to set up an appointment.

2. BEFORE CLASSES START.

  • Complete free drug test
    • Midland campus – will hold a drug screening event and the date will be announced (a valid photo ID is required).
    • Lansing and Saginaw campuses – please contact the location for the drug screening form.
  • Pay tuition, book & lab fees
    • Payment must be paid before your first night of class.
    • Your invoice will be emailed to you approximately 2-3 weeks before each semester begins.
    • We accept credit, debit, check, and money orders.
    • GMCA offers a variety of payment options:
      • Conveniently pay through your emailed invoice.
      • In person at the office.
      • By phone at 855-832-8879.
      • Pay online at gmca.edu.
      • Payment plans are available for tuition costs.
  • Receive Class Information
    • Two or three weeks before your class, a confirmation letter will be mailed stating your class start date, location, and time.
  • Start job placement assistance
    • Please contact GMCA’s job placement director at 855-832-8879.
    • Are you a Veteran? If so, please contact a GMCA representative in order to take advantage of your benefits!

3. YOUR FIRST CLASS.

  • Get your book
    • Your book will be distributed at your first class (once payment is received).
  • Bring a pen/pencil
  • Remember safety gear
    • Wear close-toed shoes to your class
    • Other required safety gear will be distributed/provided at your first class
Skilled Trades training has benefited me by opening up opportunities at different companies that wouldn’t even take a second look if I hadn’t had a formal, post-secondary education. It gives me a leg up on anyone who just has a high school diploma.
Adam Emery, Pipefitter & Millwright, Three Rivers Corporation

Primary Communities Served

Auburn
Bay City
Carrollton
Chesaning
Coleman

Edenville
Essexville
Frankenmuth
Freeland

Hemlock
Kawkawlin
Lansing
Linwood

Merrill
Midland
Millington
Oil City

Richville
Saginaw
Saginaw Twp.
Shields

St. Charles
University Center
Vassar
Zilwaukee