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Optics Technology Certificate

Offered at: Boulder County 

Optics Technology

29 credits
(2 semesters)

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the optics manufacturing industry. You will learn about optical engineering drawings/prints, lean manufacturing, statistical process control, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing for optics, focusing on the unique practices and toolsets within each. Prepare for working in laboratory and cleanroom environments. Acquire an understanding of thin film optical coatings and fiber optics

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Offered at Boulder County Campus only.

Optics Technician Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Non-Destructive Testing Specialist $46,676
Electronics Engineering Technician $47,347
Photonics Technician $46,676
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment (2016)

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