MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development

OSHA courses

at MiraCosta College

about the osha course

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the Department of Labor. OSHA’s mission is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.”

Our OSHA-10 is a standard general industry safety course.

The OSHA-30 hour general industry outreach training course is a comprehensive safety training program designed for anyone involved in general industry. The course provides extensive information on OSHA compliance, safety and health hazards in the workplace, employer responsibilities, worker rights, and hazard recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention.

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


why attend miracosta?

  • Industry relevant certification

  • Accelerated training to help you move up in your job

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

OSHA-10: $95
OSHA-30: $250

Course Length
OSHA-10: 10 hours / OSHA-30: 30 hours

Hours of Instruction
Evenings or weekends
Please see the events calendar for dates/times
OSHA 30 hour is held one time per year in the Spring Semester

Completion of enrollment documents. Students must be at least 15 years of age. The OSHA-10 is intended for entry-level workers, while the 30-hour course is more appropriate for supervisors or workers with some safety responsibility.

what you will learn

  • Recognition
  • Avoidance
  • Abatement
  • Prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces within general industry

after course completion


Successful completion of these courses results in a Department of Labor OSHA General Industry safety card (10-hour or 30-hour) that is federally recognized in all 50 states and doesn’t expire.

Career Paths

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

meet your instructor

Scott Hannum - Soldering InstructorWesley Horton
OSHA-30 Instructor

Wesley Horton is a retired Marine Corps Motor Transport Warrant Officer. He has over 20 years of safety and instruction experience. He has taught more than 600 classes to 21,000 students, covering subjects such as maintenance facility safety, personal protective equipment, hazardous materials and waste handling, hazardous communications, operational risk management, heat injury prevention, driver safety, crane operations safety, and accident investigation.

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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