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MiraCosta College Offers Career Technical Training Courses

Carlsbad CA—  MiraCosta College’s Community Education and Workforce Development Program is offering the following not-for-credit career technical training courses this fall:

 Digital Precision Measuring Using a Portable CMM

This is an introduction to metrology using portable CMM and Verisurf CAD software, for individuals working within the advanced manufacturing environment. Fee: $199. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/20–10/20, 3–5:30 p.m.

Introduction to CNC Programming Using MasterCam Mill

In this 30-hour introductory course, students learn how to design basic CNC programs for a three-axis CNC milling machine. Fee: $150. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/20–10/20, 6–9 p.m.

NEW Personal Defense and Self-Defense Laws

Develop the skills necessary to gain confidence and be effective against a variety of different threats. Each session will provide opportunities to both discuss and enact common scenarios. Fee: $99. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays, 9/27–10/25, 5–9 p.m.

GD&T I

Learn the basics of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) to achieve success in the advanced manufacturing industry. 20-hour course. Fee: $99. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/27–10/20, 5–7:30 p.m.

Lean Manufacturing I

The systematic method for eliminating waste within a manufacturing system. Provides practical application of LEAN tools to minimize waste. Fee: $150. Location: Technology Career Institute. Saturday & Sunday, 10/22 & 10/23, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Intermediate SolidWorks®

This 30-hour intermediate SolidWorks class is geared toward designing for prototyping. Fee: $150. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10/17–11/16, 6–9 p.m.

The Technology Career Institute is located at, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad 92011. For more information, call 760.795.6820.