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MiraCosta College Offers Spring ’17 Community Ed and Workforce Development Courses

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

Beginning SolidWorks for 3D Printing
Learn how to use SolidWorks. mechanical design software to build models of parts, assemblies, and drawings. This 30-hour course will also cover design intent, how to modify previously created features, model interrogation and troubleshooting. The class will demonstrate how to export CAD data for 3D printing, machining, and 2D drawing generation in a variety of formats.
Fee: $150; Admin. Fee: $50. Time: Tuesdays, 1/17–3/21, 6–9 p.m.
Location: Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad

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. Allen Bradley and Siemens are two systems that are commonly used within the manufacturing and engineering industries. Take one or both courses to gain a foundation in PLCs. Note: A basic understanding of electrical circuitry is recommended.
Fee: $99; Admin. Fee: $50
Location: Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad

Allen Bradley: This 20-hour, hands-on course will focus on Allen-Bradley software. Time: Saturdays, 3/25–4/15, 12-5 p.m.
Siemens: This 20-hour, hands-on course will focus on Siemens software. Time: Saturdays, 1/21–2/11, 12–5 p.m.

Free information Session: Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering
• Thursday, January 19 at 6 p.m. (informational only)
• Wednesday, March 1 at 6 p.m. (testing and interviews are on Wednesday, March 8 at 6 p.m.)
• Tuesday, April 4 at 9 a.m. (testing and interviews are immediately following the info session)
Technology Career Institute, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad

Free information Session: Welding
Tuesday, January 10 at 5 p.m.
Landes Recreation Center, 2855 Cedar Road, Oceanside

For registration information, call 760.795.6820