|Study location||Canada, Ontario|
|Type||Short duration, full-time|
|Tuition fee||CA$35,625.80 per programme|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Do you have a strong background in math and science and want to explore a career creating advanced equipment using light?
As a Photonics Engineering Technician, you possess the skills to build, install, test and maintain optical or fibre optic equipment, including lasers, to create innovative devices for use in the manufacturing, medicine, and telecommunications industries.
NC offers Ontario’s only Photonics Engineering Technician program, with graduates in high demand.
Hands-on experiential learning via Canada’s largest undergraduate photonic labs and teaching clean-room facility.
Gain advanced skills in precision optics, electro-optics, fibre-optics and laser technologies.
Graduates may opt for direct workforce entry or complete NC’s Photonics Engineering Technology program with an additional year of study.
Use, construct and maintain laser devices and systems.
Use, construct and maintain Photonic/optical components and systems
Use, construct and maintain electronic systems
Construct and maintain opto-mechanical components and systems
Apply health and safety practices to minimize exposure to unsafe conditions and ensure a safe working environment for oneself and co-workers.
Perform tasks in accordance with relevant law, policies, procedures, standards, regulations and ethical principles.
Apply the principles of mathematics and science to solve technical problems related to photonics technology.
Apply the principles of physical and natural science.
Communicate information effectively, credibly, and accurately for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of a component.
Obtain, analyze and document data.
Work in a team to meet target goals.
Identify systemic problems and apply troubleshooting techniques to address these problems.
Apply strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance performance as a photonics professional.
Entertainment sector (advanced visualization)
Optical coating technician
Optical lab technician