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Thin Film Technician (Under Revision)
About 4 years
Red Seal

Thin film technicians specialize in applying very thin optical coatings for wavelength filters, anti-reflection coatings, special mirrors, and polarizing elements.

Certification Requirements
  • The Thin Film Technician apprenticeship consists of 8,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.