|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,363 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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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 provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways 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.
Prepare for work in the growing environmental technology field with this program, which will cover the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering, and teach you to understand and manage complex environmental problems. Hands-on training will be utilized as you learn to use the tools and equipment needed in water and soil quality analysis, ecological field sampling, analytical chemistry and surveying.
A unique combination of technical skills will greatly increase your career options once you graduate from this program, which has been the recipient of the President’s Academic Program Recognition Award for Quality of the Learning Experience.
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).
- Environmental specialist
- Technical policy advisor
- Junior environmental scientist
- Environmental safety consultant
Areas of Employment
Environmental companies and government organizations hire Centennial graduates for:
- Laboratory and fieldwork in water and waste chemistry
- Microbiological and toxicity testing
- Soil collection and analysis
- Technical sales
- Materials handling
- Environmental Consulting