|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,261 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,734), 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 be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English Language Studies (ESL) program, offered by Sheridan College, which is an intensive, full-time academic program.
Environmental protection ranks among Canada’s top public concerns and one of its fastest-growing industries.
Become part of the solution
The demand for environmental technicians has never been higher. With an Environmental Technician diploma from Sheridan, you can build a successful career while helping to keep our air, water and land safe for future generations.
An outstanding program
Sheridan’s Environmental Technician program stands out for its emphasis on chemistry and practical lab work. You’ll learn the most sophisticated, up-to-date methods – the same procedures used in environmental science research and required by environmental laboratories, consulting firms and regulatory agencies.
In two years of direct, hands-on environmental science instruction you’ll:
- Learn to gather samples in the field and analyze them in the lab.
- Develop a detailed understanding of current environmental regulations.
- Learn to apply pollution prevention and control processes.
Graduates may also work within the environmental or health and safety departments of companies that generate waste products, or with companies that provide the services and equipment to treat those wastes. Job responsibilities may include:
- Sampling and laboratory analysis
- Installing or operating pollution control processes
- Doing research and development
- Maintaining equipment
- Operating employee health and safety programs
- Providing technical service
- Conducting inspections and environmental audits
Some graduates choose to further their studies in Sheridan’s Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental or Chemical Engineering Technology programs. Some graduates go on to obtain university degrees, most commonly in chemistry, chemical engineering and environmental science. Depending on the university, and the choice of program, they may receive transfer credits for their study at Sheridan.
The majority of graduates go directly into the workforce with the skills to thrive – skills that are often paired with a passion for environmental protection. With an Environmental Technician diploma, you can build a successful career around important, meaningful work.
Graduates of Sheridan’s Environmental Technician program learn so much chemistry that they’re eligible for membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada.
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.
Sheridan’s Environmental Technician graduates typically go to work for environmental consulting companies, government agencies and environmental laboratories.