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.

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

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
Digital Precision Measuring is 30 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

Jack Abram
Manual Measuring Instructor

Mr. Abram has spent 22 years working in various Engineering capacities with Rockwell Collins in Carlsbad.  Moving from an Engineering Technician all the way to Senior Manufacturing Technician, his industry experience makes him a great fit for any of the MiraCosta TCI advanced manufacturing and engineering courses.  Jack has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Management, but a lifetime of experience as an engineering geek.

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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