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Optics Technology Certificate

Offered at: Boulder County

Are you interested in becoming an optics technician? Front Range Community College offers an Optics Technology Certificate, which will prepare you for a unique career in the optical technology field. Our optics technician training can be completed in just two semesters. In this optics program, you’ll receive an overview of the fundamentals of optics systems, equipment and electronic instruments.

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. You will focus on the unique practices and toolsets within each, as well as prepare for working in laboratory and cleanroom environments. After completion of this certificate, you'll 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 $41,624
Electronics Engineering Technician $51,552
Photonics Technician $41,624
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment (2017)

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