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Environmental Technician (Optional Co-op)

Tuition fee CA$16,618 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,238), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

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In this two-year diploma program, you will learn about environmental technology, water resources and applied sciences to gain the problem-solving skills needed for success in the environmental sector. As a graduate, you will be training to work as an environmental technician within the traditional and environmental engineering industries.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skill:

  • Collect representative environmental samples and perform routine tests
  • Use scientific concepts and models when contributing to the prevention, control and elimination of environmental hazards and remediation of contaminated sites
  • Analyze water, soil and air samples address related-environmental problems
  • Follow standard procedures for conducting environmental sampling projects
  • Promote and maintain sustainable practices
  • Perform work responsibilities adhering to standards of professional conduct
  • Complete assigned tasks in adherence to occupational health and safety standards
  • Follow established protocols in support of environmental management systems
  • Provide ongoing support for project management
  • Communicate technical information
  • Develop and present strategies for ongoing personal and professional development

Optional Co-op

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases, the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Environmental assessment investigator
  • Environmental construction monitor
  • Environmental sampling and monitoring team member
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States