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Optics Technicians

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

No postsecondary degree is necessary to become an optics technician, but optics technician often acquire practice experience through a two-year program at a technical institute or community college. Training may also be acquired through some large corporations. To become an optics technician, one must have skills in deductive reasoning in order to solve problems; reading and following of instructions; mathematics to analyze, design, and troubleshoot one's work; and writing skills to report on testing results or problems encountered in their work. Helpful personality traits include dependability, attention to detail, initiative, and independence.

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