About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Your are well-suited to this program if you...

  • Enjoy the theory behind math, science and engineering, but want some serious hands-on experience!
  • Have strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Interested in learning something new every day in a field that never stops evolving!
  • Are a MAKER at heart who wants to work in a field that combines optics, lasers, electronics, mechanics and manufacturing
  • Want to work with LASERS!
Learn More about Photonics and Optics

Career Opportunities

  • Biomedical service technician
  • Aerospace industry
  • Visualization for entertainment
  • Laser diagnostics and repair
  • Defence and homeland security
  • Optical manufacture
  • Vacuum coating technology
  • Imaging technology

The Niagara photonics program offers the tools needed to help prepare students to be successful in this field. Combined with theoretical lectures and hands-on training with lasers, optics and vacuum technologies, the photonics program gives every student invaluable learning experiences that are not offered anywhere else.

Shelley Fong, Photonics Engineering Technician student

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0750 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.