MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

about our certificate programs

The following certificate programs are part of our advanced manufacturing and engineering department. Classes are offered individually, or can be taken in certificate format. Tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A charge to cover administrative costs and certification fess will be collected upon registration.

 

 

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certificate programs

Advanced Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

Are you interested in CAD design using SolidWorks®? Do you want to learn how to create prototypes using different methods and materials? This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

Advanced Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

Are you retiring from the military and looking for a great career? The advanced manufacturing industry is in need of a lot of qualified employees who can replace the retiring baby boomers. Take your existing skill set and add some basic manufacturing courses that will put you ahead of the competition! This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

CNC Programming Certificate

Do you know manual mills and lathes, but haven’t conquered the CNC machines yet? Or perhaps you’re a CAM/CAD designer and you need to better understand how your drawings come to life. This is the perfect class to gain CNC experience. Find out more.

CNC Programming Certificate

Do you have a machining background, but want to learn how to program a CNC mill? This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

NOTE: Students must complete an advanced project

Electronic Assembly

Electronic assembly is more than just putting the same component on the same manufactured parts. It often has the employee performing most or all of a complex assembly, from start-to-finish, such as a communications device. Find out more.

Electronics Certificate

Do you love electronics and want to receive a solid foundation in electronics, mechanics, and assembly? This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

Engineering Technician Program

Whether you want to work in electronics, aerospace, biotechnology, or breweries, this program can provide you with the necessary training! Find out more.

Fabrication Certificate

Have you taken our engineering technician or machinist program? Now is the time to take the other course and work your way towards a fabrication certificate. This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

Machinist Technology Program

Want to work in the aerospace industry, make medical parts that go into your body, or design a new golf club? Find out more.

Metrology Certificate

Do you already have a manufacturing background and want to try your hand at quality control? This certificate program is comprised of the following courses:

Welding I Certificate

This is the perfect course to learn welding processes and procedures. Students will gain lots of hands-on experience in our small classes. Take this first step to enter this in-demand field or advance within the manufacturing industry. Find out more.

take the next step

We offer information sessions for many of our job training programs. The information session offers you the opportunity to learn all about the programs in a relaxed environment.
Our instructors will be available at this time to answer all of your questions. Call us at 760.795.6820 to register.

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