MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

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about the introduction to electromechanics course

Electromechanical technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems. This hands-on course is an introduction to this field, focusing on small components, such as 3D printers, and larger units such as copiers.

This class can be taken individually, or as part of a larger certificate program. Find out more.


why attend miracosta?

  • Industry relevant curriculum

  • Reduced prices due to grant funding

  • Accelerated training to help you move up in your job

  • We will gladly work with companies willing to pay for employee training

Tuition $1,650
Reduced Fee $500

Course Length
60 hours

Hours of Instruction
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Please see the events calendar for dates

Completion of enrollment documents.
Students must be at least 15 years of age.

what you will learn

  • Basics of Electronics
  • Basics of Mechanics
  • Install, Troubleshooting, and Repair
  • Computer-Controlled Systems

after course completion


If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment from MiraCosta Community Education.

Career Paths

This training is designed to help you start a new career in electromechanics, move up within your current company, or to enhance your skillset for your next job.

meet your instructor

John Palmer
Introduction to Electromechanics Instructor

John Palmer is a Veteran of the US Marine Corp and has spent 19 years as a technician within San Diego. He has primarily worked for Xerox, troubleshooting and repairing fax machines, copy machines, and printers. In addition, he has developed and conducted training courses, oversees the service team and daily operation of eight sites.

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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