|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,164 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|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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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
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
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.
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