|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||2 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.
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.
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:
The Environmental Technology (Fast-Track) program is for qualified college or university graduates who wish to gain direct admission into Year 2 (Semester 3) of this three-year advanced diploma program in preparation for the constantly evolving field of environmental technology.
This college technology program will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge for career success through courses covering the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering and teaching you to understand and manage complex environmental problems.
Courses will feature 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. Meanwhile, laboratory practice in water quality testing, groundwater movement, computer-aided environmental audits and the chemistry of pollutants will provide you with the skills to analyze and remediate the urban environment.
This unique combination of technical know-how 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 two 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