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Community Education & Workforce Development

Community Education & Workforce Development

About Community Education

Community Education offers classes and programs that provide community members with opportunities to learn, grow, and develop.

Community Education classes are available to anyone who registers online or with the Community Education office. You do not need to be a credit student. Classes offered through Community Education are not funded with tax dollars. Enrollment fees keep this valuable program going. For more information, please visit the Community Education webpage.

Work Skills and Certification Training

MiraCosta provides a wide selection of accelerated, hands-on job training in advanced manufacturing, engineering, emerging technologies, healthcare, veterinary science, and professional skills training. Graduates find it easy to jump right into jobs using the skills they have learned or to receive higher wages in their current jobs due to an increase in skill level. Scholarships and financial aid are available. More information is available on the Work Skills and Certification Training webpage.

Enrichment Classes

Life-long learning and professional growth classes are available each semester at an affordable price to help enhance confidence, skills, and enjoyment of life. Explore and upskill in the latest trends in arts, computers, cooking, finance, and more! Classes are listed in the Community Education Class Schedule and on the Enrichment webpage.

College for Kids

Kids can build video games and apps, launch rockets, or discover the secrets of Hogwarts. Information about this summer program is available on the College for Kids webpage.

Employee Training Solutions

MiraCosta provides customized business training to meet the requirements of both growing and established employee-training and management-development programs. The MiraCosta College Office of Contract Education and Training specializes in designing and delivering appropriate and comprehensive customized programs to meet companies' specific training and education needs. More information is available on the Employee Training Solutions webpage.

English Language Institute (ELI)

ELI offers international students the opportunity to increase their English language proficiency and develop the skills needed for success in a college or university in the United States. The program is designed for students with a minimum of one year English language training at a high school or college level. More information, including how to apply, is available on the English Language Institute webpage.

Driver's Education

Obtain your California driver's license with classroom or online education and behind-the-wheel driver's training. Enrollment information is available on the Driver's Education webpage.


Campus Locations

MiraCosta Community Learning Center

1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
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MiraCosta Oceanside Campus Building

1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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MiraCosta San Elijo Campus

3333 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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MiraCosta Technology Career Institute Building

2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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