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MiraCosta College Offers Career Technical Training Courses this Fall

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

Machining: Wall Art

This 45-hour course is for the hobbyist who would like to learn (or practice) machining by working on an art project. Depending on your skills and the complexity of your project(s), we anticipate you will complete 1-2 wall art projects Fee: $299. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10/24–12/21, 1–3:30 p.m.

Welding: Garden Art

This 68-hour course is designed for the hobbyist who would like to learn (or practice) welding by working on an art project. Depending on your skills and the complexity of your project(s), we anticipate you will complete 1-3 garden projects. Fee: $550 Location: Landes Recreation Center. Time: Mondays & Wednesdays, 10/24–12/21, 5–9 p.m.

GD&T II

This is an intermediate-level GD&T class for students who want to gain confidence in the use of GD&T on multiple technical drawings. Time is spent on datum comprehension, selection, and applications. Fee: $99. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10/25–11/17, 3–5:30 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 Location: Technology Career Institute Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10/25–12/6, 6–9 p.m.

Soldering Basics

This is an entry-level course on electrical soldering. Whether you like to fabricate things in your garage or you need practice to become more proficient in your job, this 16-hour, hands-on course will help. Fee: $75. Location: Technology Career Institute Time: Saturdays, 10/29–11/19, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

PLC Programming I

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems have evolved to become the central component to most automation systems today. Learn the basic skills to program, troubleshoot and configure PLC-based automation installations. This 20-hour, hands-on course will focus on Allen-Bradley software. Fee: $99. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Saturdays, 10/29–11/19, 12–5 p.m.

Women, Welding & Wine

This introductory 52-hour welding class is an opportunity for women in the area to learn how to weld in a fun and stress-free environment and make a wine rack. Fee: $425. Location: Landes Recreation Center. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11/1–12/15, 5–9 p.m. No class on 11/24.

Blueprint Reading II

This is an intermediate-level blueprint–reading class for students in the manufacturing trades. In this 15-hour, hands-on class, students will read, interpret, and draw more complex blueprints. Fee: $75. Location: Technology Career Institute. Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11/1–11/17, 5–7:30 p.m.

The Landes Recreation Center is located at 2855 Cedar Road, Oceanside 92056. The Technology Career Institute is located at 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad 92011.

For more information, call 760.795.6822.