Offered in partnership with Ed2Go, MiraCosta Community Education has hundreds of online certificate programs to choose from. Designed to provide the workforce skills necessary to acquire professional-caliber positions for many in-demand occupations, these online career-training programs assist students in developing expertise in their desired career fields and/or preparing for industry certification exams. Each self-study, online course has an instructor assigned to answer student questions and solve student problems. This is the perfect in-depth professional-level program for people who wish to continue working while learning, or who need a flexible study schedule.
- Health Care Programs
Vet Assistant, Clinical Dental Assistant, and more
- Business/Legal Programs
Bookkeeper, Microsoft Office Specialist, Management Training, Six Sigma, and more
- Construction/Automotive Programs
Biofuel Production, Glass Technician, Home Inspection, Solar Power Professional, and more
- Video Game Design/Development Programs
Game Art, Digital Arts, Video Game Design and Development, Webmaster, and more
- Networking/CompTIA Certification Training Programs
IT System Administrator, Comp TIA Network, Comp TIA Security, Auto CAD, and more
- Internet, Design, and Technical Programs
Forensic Computer Examiner, Desktop Support Tech, Web Developer, 3D Studio Max, and more
- Microsoft Certification Training Programs
Detailed program outlines, descriptions, and demos are available at: http://careertraining.ed2go.com/MiraCosta/. For more information call 760.795.6820.
Six-Week Online Courses
Offered in partnership with Ed2Go, MiraCosta Community Education has more than 300 online courses to choose from. Courses are six-weeks in length, with new sessions beginning each month. With 24-hour access and expert instructors, you can complete any course entirely from your home or office, any time of the day or night. These online courses are informative, fun, convenient, and highly interactive. They are project-oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more. Courses start as low as $99. Go to http://www.ed2go.com/miracosta/ to see a complete list of classes.
Automation Technician (Online)
The Automation Technician program provides an introduction to industrial automation including digital electronic, process control and programming of PLCs, robotic and SCADA systems. The program examines applications and examples of automated manufacturing systems including both the theory and function of digital and industrial electronics hydraulics and pneumatics, robotic systems, digital programming languages and alarm management. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,850 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $590 and pay as you learn for each of the remaining 17 modules.
The Electronics Technician program covers the fundamentals of electronics and prepares the graduate for employment and/or further on-the-job training as a consumer, commercial or industrial electronics service technician. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or contact us online or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,750 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $430 & $60 for each of the remaining 22 modules.
The Electromechanical Technician program is designed to provide students with a foundation in electromechanical technology that can lead to a career in fields such as, industrial maintenance, design and installation as well as technical services, technical sales, and industrial research and development. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,800 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $430 & $60 for each of the remaining 23 modules.
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Technician
MiraCosta College, in partnership with George Brown College, is proud to offer this interactive and highly innovative distance education program that combines state-of-the-art lab simulation with award-winning curriculum. This course provides the basic technical skills and knowledge necessary to work with programmable logic control systems found typically in an industrial/manufacturing environment. The program covers the operation of various PLC control systems including both discrete and analog control devices. The simulation software, LogixPro, that is included with the program, simulates the Rockwell Logix 500 series of PLCs. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,800 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $450 & $75 for each of the remaining 16 modules.
PLC Technician II Program
The PLC Technician II Certificate program introduces the theory behind Programmable Logic Controllers, while maintaining an emphasis on the application of PLCs in plant and manufacturing systems. The PLC Technician II provides a more advanced study of PLCs in manufacturing including DCS & SCADA systems. The PLCLogix simulator integrated within in the program emulates the Rockwell 5000 series PLC control software and features 3D simulation and advanced programming. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,800 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $450 & $75 for each of the remaining 18 modules.
Robotics Technician Certificate
The Robotics Technician training program introduces the concepts of industrial robots and explains how they can be used in a plant or manufacturing system. The primary focus of the program is on automated manufacturing processes, as well as the role of robots and all of their support equipment. Students receive both theoretical and laboratory instruction through a combination of multimedia learning resources and a robotics simulation software package to allow for the programming, testing, and debugging of robot-control programs. Areas of study include motion programming, pick and place, spray painting, arc and spot welding, computer networking, automated sorting systems, vision and tactile sensors and computer integration. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or go to www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1740 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $570 & $90 for each of the remaining 13 modules.
Note: For credit online courses and certificate programs, go to www.miracosta.edu/schedules.
Online Drivers Education
MiraCosta College offers online Drivers Education. Please call our office for more information at 760.795-6825.
- By Phone
Call MiraCosta College Community Education & Workforce Development at 760.795.6820
- By Mail
Complete a registration form and mail to:MiraCosta College Community Education & Workforce Development
2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
- In Person
Visit the Community Education & Workforce Development at the address above.