|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,156 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,206), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only 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).
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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.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
With a Chemical Laboratory Technician diploma from Sheridan, you can enter some of Canada’s most dynamic industries.
Explore our program
Sheridan’s Chemical Laboratory Technician diploma program provides excellent facilities with current technology and many opportunities for hands-on experience. You’ll work directly with the same sophisticated instruments that are used in research and industry while learning to apply the theories of the chemical sciences.
Flexible options for study
Course credits can be transferred (either before or after graduation) directly to the Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental or Environmental Technician programs at Sheridan, making the Chemical Laboratory Technician option extremely flexible.
Courses to help you become career-ready
Our courses will help you become career-ready. You’ll study:
- Instrumental analysis and analytical chemistry
- Organic and inorganic chemistry
- Laboratory techniques
- Environmental science
Environmental services, energy, health care, and other rapidly growing sectors rely on chemical analysis and research – and they all need laboratory technician college graduates with specialized skills for the chemical lab.
The Chemical Lab Technician diploma program begins with a solid academic foundation with courses in organic and inorganic chemistry, calculus and advanced science.
Once in the workforce, the duties of graduates may include:
- Analyzing samples.
- Preparing samples and solutions, making and purifying chemicals.
- Technical sales for laboratory equipment and supplies.
Some graduates continue their study at university to obtain degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering and related disciplines. Depending on the university, and the choice of program, they may receive transfer credits for their study at Sheridan.
Graduates have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). Additional requirements for certification exist and are established by OACETT. Graduates are also eligible for membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada.
Admission at an Advanced Level (Direct Entry)
Students may apply for admission at an Advanced Level (Direct Entry) to Year 2 of this program if they have relevant credits from a university or college. Students may have to complete certain courses from Year 1 prior to graduation.
Chemical Laboratory Technician graduates may work with chemists and engineers in research and development labs, quality control and technical service labs, government agencies and educational institutions.