|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, plus 3 Optional Co-op terms|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,462 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,705), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
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.
If you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized secondary or post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
This Environmental Technology program will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge to succeed in the growing field of environmental technology.
Courses in this college science program will cover the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering — and teach you to understand and manage complex environmental problems. To balance theory, you’ll gain hands-on experience using technology and equipment in water and soil quality analysis, ecological field sampling, analytical chemistry, hazardous material management, surveying, municipal engineering, AutoCAD drawing and geographic information systems (GIS) mapping. You’ll also acquire the skills to analyze and remediate the urban environment through laboratory practice in water quality testing, groundwater movement, computer-aided environmental audits and the chemistry of pollutants.
This advanced diploma program’s unique combination of technical skills will greatly increase your career options.
Drinking Water Operators
If you successfully complete the entry-level course for drinking water operators, you’ll meet the requirements of the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ entry-level course for drinking water operators.
When you graduate, you’ll be able to write the Ontario Ministry of the Environment Operator in Training (OIT) and Water Quality Analyst (WQA) exams. You’ll also be able to apply to register with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
The co-op option will allow you to gain hands-on experience while you complete three co-op work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you must . If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program.
When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.
- Junior environmental scientist
- Environmental specialist
- Research specialist
- Technical policy advisor
- Project biologist
- Environmental safety consultant
- Project biologist
- Environmental coordinator
- Junior geomorphologist