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Scholarships Available for MiraCosta College Engineering Technician Program

Carlsbad CA— Do you love to tinker and build things? Interested in 3D printers, robotics, and cool new technologies? MiraCosta College’s Engineering Technician Program is more than 75% hands-on, providing students with a wide range of technical skills needed to fill jobs locally and throughout Southern California.

Our 600-hour program is designed around the changing skills and training demanded by area manufacturers. Students learn how to use the equipment, as well as how to repair, troubleshoot, and install systems. Students who attend will experience an accelerated not-for-credit program designed to quickly prepare them to meet the skill sets that will qualify them to move right into entry-level positions with local industry.

Class is scheduled for August 24-December 14, 2016, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and will be held at the college’s Technology Career Institute, located, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, 92011. Scholarships are available, and the program qualifies under the GI Bill.

Engineering technology, or mechatronics, integrates theories and application in mechanical, electrical and electronic systems, fluid power, robotics, and computer software. All topics covered during lecture are explored significantly more during the lab portion of each class. The wide range of test equipment utilized in the lab gives students an opportunity to train with equipment they can expect to find in the workplace.

Check out the MiraCosta College website at tci.miracosta.edu, or email us at tci@miracosta.edu for more information about the free information session on August 9 at 5:30 p.m.