About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:3 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

  • Bio and medical technology
  • Aerospace industry
  • Defence and homeland security
  • Advanced visualization for entertainment
  • Optical design and manufacture
  • Vacuum coating technology
  • Imaging technology

I chose Niagara College because I wanted to be sure I got the best education available as well as find my true passion in life. The Photonics program provided me with the knowledge and skills on a wide variety of topics which have been very helpful in the workplace. Being a student at Niagara College was one of the best times of my life.

Thomas Grainge, 2014 Photonics Engineering Technology graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0751 - 3 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2017Not 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.