Community Services Classes

It is our pleasure to offer classes and programs that provide you and your family with opportunities to learn, grow and develop.  Community Service classes are available to anyone who registers with us. You do NOT need to be a credit student. There is NO application process. Classes offered through Community Services are not funded with tax dollars. Your enrollment fees keep this valuable program going. Thank you.

Online Courses

Certificate Programs

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go, MiraCosta Community Services 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.

Detailed program outlines, descriptions, and demos are available at: http://careertraining.ed2go.com/MiraCosta/. Many programs offer FREE tuition for qualified students. For more information call 760.795.6820.

Driver Education

MiraCosta College no longer offers online Driver's Education. Please call our office to learn about our classroom based Driver's Education program. (760)795-6820

Automation Technician

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 contact us online at 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.

Electronics Technician

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 at www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,750 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $430 & $60 for each of the remaining 22 modules.

Electromechanical Technician

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 contact us online at www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,800 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $430 & $60 for each of the remaining 23 modules.

Medical Transcription

Medical transcriptionists transcribe dictated audio reports of doctor-patient interactions. Transcriptionists enjoy the flexibility of working from the comfort of their own homes, avoiding stressful commutes, costly day care, and office politics. To find out more, go online at www.careerstep.com/miracosta.
Fee: $2,395

Medical Transcription & Editing

Medical transcription editors correct and edit reports created by speech recognition software, which electronically translates dictations into text. This premium program allows an individual to be both a medical transcriptionist and an editor. To find out more, go online at www.careerstep.com/miracosta.
Fee: $2,795

Online Courses

Offered in partnership with Ed2Go, MiraCosta Community Services 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.

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians prepare prescription orders, verify prescription information and dosage, enter patient and order information, and process and submit insurance claims. Externship available. To find out more, go online at www.careerstep.com/miracosta
Fee: $1,995

Professional Medical Coding & Billing

Coders translate medical records into Standardized numeric codes used to bill patients and third-party payers. All medical tests, treatments, and procedures must be coded, then assigned corresponding fees. This new program is replacing the outpatient and in/outpatient medical coding & billing programs to focus on the long awaited ICD-10 training. To find out more, go online at www.careerstep.com/miracosta.
Fee: $2,795 (price will be increased by $100 on June 1, 2016). Please ask about available promotions when you call.

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 contact us online at 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 contact us online at www.miracosta-gbc.com.

Fee: $1,800 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $450 & $75 for each of the remaining 18 nodules.

Robotics Technician Certificate

This program provides an introduction to industrial robotics and explains how they are used in plants or manufacturing systems. The primary focus of the program is on automated manufacturing processes, the role of robots within these processes, and all related support equipment. For more information or to register, call 1.866.277.0881 or contact us online at www.miracosta-gbc.com.
Fee: $1,650 or pay-as-you-learn: initial registration $570 & $90 for each of the remaining 12 modules.


For credit online courses and certificate programs, go to www.miracosta.edu/schedules

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