The Environmental Technician program at Centennial College prepares you for work in the growing field of environmental technology.
|Full-time Duration:||2 years|
|Location:||Blended (Pickering, Canada & Online)|
The courses in this Environmental Technician program at Centennial College cover the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering, and teach you to understand and manage complex environmental problems. The program includes hands-on training 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 applied science program, which is the recipient of the President’s Academic Program Recognition Award for Quality of the Learning Experience.
Drinking Water Operators
Students who successfully complete the entry-level course for drinking water operators will have met the requirements of the Ministry of the Environment’s entry-level course for drinking water operators. This course is delivered by Centennial College in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment and the Walkerton Clean Water Centre.
Graduates of the Environmental Technician program can write the Ontario Ministry of the Environment Operator in Training (OIT) and Water Quality Analyst (WQA) exams. Graduates can apply to register with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT).
“A good opportunity to be a member of the research team to conduct research for reputed institutions like University of Toronto and Centennial College. Gained a lot a new knowledge and hands-on experience in conducting research. Learned sampling techniques and different data analysis methods.”
Sushil Anu // Performance of Existing Oil-Grit Separators (Stormceptor) and Development a New Generation of Urban Sediment-Contaminant Separators
- Environmental specialist
- Technical policy advisor
- Junior environmental scientist
- Environmental safety consultant