|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 3 Optional Co-op terms|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,300 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,900), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: Transcript and resume review.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, 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:
Qualified college or university graduates will gain direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of this three-year program in preparation for the constantly evolving environmental technology field.
You’ll gain theoretical and practical knowledge in understanding and managing complex environmental problems as you cover biology, chemistry and civil engineering. Hands-on experience using technology and equipment for water and soil quality analysis, hazardous material management, AutoCAD drawing, geographic information systems mapping and more will supplement learning. Lab practice in water quality testing, groundwater movement, computer-aided environmental audits and more will round out the training.
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 in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete three 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 will need to complete an application process in the second semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled.
When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.
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- Junior environmental scientist
- Environmental specialist
- Research specialist
- Technical policy advisor
- Project biologist
- Environmental safety consultant
- Project biologist
- Environmental coordinator
- Junior geomorphologist
Areas of Employment
Environmental companies hire program graduates for:
- Materials handling
- Laboratory and fieldwork in water and waste chemistry
- Microbiological and toxicity testing
- Technical sales
- Soil collection and analysis
- Environmental Consulting