OP-TEC has developed program planning and text/laboratory materials to support education and training for future and current photonics technicians. Please click on the links below to view additional information about our program planning and classroom materials.
Laser, Optics & Photonics Series
This recently released new book presents a "win-win" solution to two problems that
are facing our nation:
The National Photonics Skill Standards for Technicians and The National Precision Optics Skill Standards for Technicians represents the consensus of a broad cross-section of U.S. employers regarding the technical and workplace skills required of photonics technicians and precision optics technicians. They are designed to give educators and employer advisory committees a solid foundation for generating courses and programs that will enable two-year colleges (and their feeder high schools) to produce globally competitive workers. Click on the links below to learn more about the skill standards and to view, save and/or print a complimentary copy. Complimentary bound copies are also available upon request.