at MiraCosta College
Whether you want to work in electronics, aerospace, biotechnology or breweries, this program can provide you with the necessary training.
Engineering technology integrates theory and application in mechanical, electrical and electronic systems, fluid power, automation, robotics and computer software. Our 600-hour program is 75% hands-on, gets students in front of industry leaders and trains students in the areas that companies have requested. Students will receive:
Students will experience an accelerated program designed to prepare them with the skill sets to qualify for immediate entry into positions with local industry. Or, if a student has a college degree in this subject area or is interested in pursuing one in the future, this is the perfect supplement to enhance their current or future education.SIGN UP NOW!
GI Bill ® and WIOA funding approved. For all other candidates, tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A $350 charge to cover administrative costs will be collected upon registration.
Hours of Instruction
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HS Diploma or GED, basic math and reading comprehension assessments, interview, and complete submission of enrollment documents
If students attend all classes, complete the necessary coursework, and pass the required tests, students will receive: OSHA-10 certification, a National Career Readiness Certificate, and a MiraCosta College Certificate of Accomplishment.
There are numerous opening for Engineering Technicians in San Diego County! Companies such as: Hunter Industries, ViaSat, Nordson, TE Connectivity, Teledyn, and General Atomics to name just a few!
Mr. Rolfson has spent over 10 years working in various San Diego high-tech and biotech companies. He has enjoyed successfully taking devices and instruments from concept to manufacturing as well as leading teams in designing, documenting and training. He has extensive experience with electronics, fluid power, sensors, motors, software control, electro-optic systems, testing and fabrication.
Kris has also spent over eight years teaching in both public school and private schools. He was responsible for developing curriculum for science and technology, and launched a youth program that specifically teaches STEM to middle and high school students. He has a full machine shop at home that he relishes using to create opportunities to apply his engineering background.
Kris enjoys learning and teaching others - especially through discovery and hands-on techniques. His teaching style focuses on ways to intrinsically motivate others so they can learn skills that lead to self-confidence and practical applications.
Brent Bjorndal has spent over 5 years developing, testing, and innovating instruments and procedures for a startup water testing company. He has expertise in writing SOPs, managing projects, marketing, client relations, photography and video editing. Brent has developed multimedia and web-based solutions to drive information and technology. In addition, Brent has experience working with companies in forming partnerships and collaborations.
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.