MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

measuring course

at MiraCosta College

about the precision measuring course

In the advanced manufacturing and engineering fields, it is imperative to know how to measure accurately to ensure quality.

Manual Measuring Workshop

In the 15-hour Manual Measuring Workshop, students will receive an introduction to the importance of measuring and testing/inspection, the tools used, and the applications for the various different tools. Students will have lots of hands-on practice measuring using calipers, micrometers, and gages.

Digital Precision Measuring

Digital Precision Measuring is an introduction to metrology using a portable CMM and Verisurf CAD software. Students will learn the basics of inspection, measurement, analysis, and reverse engineering. This course is for individuals working within the advanced manufacturing environment.

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

Manual Measuring Workshop: $100. Tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A $30 charge to cover administrative costs will be collected upon registration

Digital Precision Measuring: $200. Tuition is FREE through the DOL funded America’s Promise Grant. NOTE: A $75 charge to cover administrative costs will be collected upon registration

Course Length
Manual Measuring Workshop is 15 hours
Digital Precision Measuring is 24 hours

Hours of Instruction
Evenings or weekends
Please see the events calendar for dates/times

Completion of enrollment documents.
Students must be at least 15 years of age.
Students should be familiar with the basics of blueprint reading.

what you will learn

  • Basics of Inspection
  • Basics of Measurement
  • Analysis
  • Introduction to Reverse Engineering
  • Verisurf CAD Software

after course completion


If you successfully complete a program under 50 hours, we can issue a certificate for $15.

Career Paths

This training is designed to help you move up within your current company, or to enhance your skillset for your next Machinist job.

meet your instructor

Max RoshenskyMax Roshensky
Manual Measuring Instructor

Max Roshensky graduated from UC Berkeley with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.  He has worked in several industries, including almost 10 years in manufacturing.  He has worked as an Inspector, Quality Engineer, and Process Engineer.  He holds a CQI (Certified Quality Inspector) and CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) Certificate from ASQ. He currently holds the position of Quality Assurance Engineer at Surface Optics Corporation.


Max RoshenskyThomas Shivers

Thomas Shivers is a Mechanical Engineer with 20 years of experience in management, design, quality, and stress analysis for both metal and composite structures that relate to OEM/MRO manufacturing, repair, new product development, and research & development. Most of his experience is in the aerospace/aviation industry with expertise in project engineering, design, testing, tooling, manufacturing and quality at places like Boeing, Pratt & Whitney, GKN Aerospace, and Rolls Royce Aerospace. Tom has worked with FAA/FAR Parts 145 (airframes), 138 (airframes), and 129 (aircraft engine components) for aviation repair organizations.

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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