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Environmental Technician

Tuition fee CA$17,363 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters 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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Overview

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.

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.

Certification

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).

Career opportunities

  • 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
  • Conservation
  • Technical sales
  • Materials handling
  • Environmental Consulting
Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! Fall 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 6, 2022

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States