Environmental Technician

Environmental Technician

Program Code
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op opt’l

Program requirements

  • 22 Mandatory Courses
  • 2 Communications Courses
  • 3 General Education Courses
  • 1 Co-op Work Term

Program Description

Environmental Technician students are trained as entry-level practitioners in the use of environmental sampling, monitoring and testing equipment and information technology tools and will be familiar with standard operating procedures for conducting environmental projects. Students are provided with applied knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislative requirements, environmental management systems, and the basic principles of ecosystem-based management for sustainability.

Current Course Offerings
Course Title Course Code ONTARIOLEARN EQUIVALENTS Mandatory
Applied Environmental Math MATH1035 MATH1027 - Technical Math(ODE)   Mandatory
Applied Organic Chemistry CHEM2002   Mandatory
Comp Techy for Environ Apps COMP1059   Mandatory
Earth Science ENVR1006 GEOL1001 - Environmental Geology (ODE)   Mandatory
Ecosystems and Sampling ENVR2012   Mandatory
Environmental EMS and Audits ENVR2014 ENVR2022 - Management Systems and Audits (ODE)   Mandatory
Environmental Surveying SURV2002 SURV2004 - Surveying (ODE)   Mandatory
Environmental Work Term 1 COOP1023   Mandatory
Foundations of Enviro Science ENVR1009   Mandatory
Limnology ENVR2013   Mandatory
Physical Systems in the Env PHYS1004   Mandatory
Soil Properties ENVR2017   Mandatory
Workpl Safety/Employ Readiness ENVR1005   Mandatory

External Recognition

This program is accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education.