The Environmental Technician (Fast-Track) program allows qualified college or university graduates to gain direct admission into year two (semester three) of the two-year college diploma program and receive their Technician diploma in one year (two semesters).

This program prepares you for work in growing field of environmental technology. Environmental Technician courses cover the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering, and teach you to understand and manage complex environmental problems. The technology 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 the Environmental Technician program, which is the recipient of the President´s Academic Program Recognition Award for Quality of the Learning Experience.


College diploma or university degree in science, engineering, or related discipline

Additional Requirements:
Transcript and resume review
Centennial College English Skills Assessment (must score 170 or 171 for admission)


Start Date:Fall

Semester 1
Occupational Health and Safety
Organic Chemistry
College Communications 2
Environmental Microbiology Techniques
Soils and Groundwater
Topographical Surveying
Enviro Legislation & Regulations

Semester 2
Applied Enviro Microbiology
Analytical Chemistry
Computer Aided Drafting 1 - Civil
Report Writing in a Technical Environment
Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action
Water Quality Control
Engineering Equip and Processes

Salidas profesionales

Environmental specialist
Environmental coordinator
Technical policy advisor
Environmental safety consultant
Research specialist
Junior environmental scientist
Project biologist
Junior geomorphologist

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