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MiraCosta College to Hold Free Info Session for Manufacturing and Engineering Training Courses

San Diego County CA— MiraCosta College’s Community Education is offering free information sessions for the following Workforce Development Training Programs:

Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

Tuesday, April 4 at 9 a.m.

(testing and interviews are immediately following the information session)

Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad.

Note: If you have a verifiable disability, you will need to call us at least one week prior to the assessment to allow time to make the proper accommodations.

For more information, call 760.795.6820.

Workforce Development Courses

MiraCosta College’s Community Education and Workforce Development Program is offering the following not-for-credit courses this spring:

 Composite Materials

Students will learn about core materials, fabrics, epoxy and adhesives, plastics, metals, ceramics, and carbon fiber, and will also learn about patterns, molds, tooling, and supplies needed to create prototypes.

Fee: $90; admin fee: $30. Location: Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad. Time: Mondays, 3/27–4/24, 6–9 p.m.

Digital Precision Measuring Using a Portable CMM

This is an introduction to metrology using a portable CMM and Verisurf CAD software. Students will learn the basics of inspection, measurement, analysis, and reverse engineering.

Fee: $199; admin fee: $50. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3/28–4/20, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Intermediate SolidWorks®

Topics for Prototyping

Once you know the basics of SolidWorks., take your CAD skills to the next level with this 30-hour intermediate SolidWorks.

Fee: $150; admin fee: $50. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays, 3/28–5/30, 6–9 p.m.

3D Creature Creation (Ages 14+)

3D Creature Creation emphasizes the use of 3D animation for organic models, such as humans and creatures. Focus is placed on anatomically correct body parts and proportions.

Fee: Before 3/25, $90; after, $99. Location: MiraCosta College, Room 4611, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Time: Saturdays, 4/1–5/13, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

 

 Welding I Certificate

This course is designed to train students to be able to qualify for an American

Welding Society (AWS) certification. The course will explore basic welding processes and procedures, safety, interpretations of blueprints/shop drawings, metallurgy, different fabrication tools, different welding qualifications, and procedure qualification.

Fee: $2,750. Location: Landes Recreation Center, 2855 Cedar Rd, Oceanside. Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 4/11–6/29, 5–9 p.m.

Intermediate CNC Programming

(Using MasterCam Mill)

MasterCam is the most widely used CAM software in the industry, and this intermediate, 30-hour course will provide students with trade-specific tips and tricks, whether they are within the production or the programming department.

Fee: $150; admin fee: $50. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Mondays & Wednesdays, 4/10–5/10, 6–9 p.m.

For registration information, call 760.795.6820.