Environmental Protection Technology
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Environmental Protection Technology

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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SepEdmontonIn person
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Program length

2 years

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $13,433.68

International
Total: $32,508.54

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 65% in English Language Arts 30-1 or completion of ESLG 1898 and ESLG 1899 with a minimum of 65%, or equivalent
  • 65% in Math 30-1, or equivalent
  • 65% in Chemistry 30, or equivalent
  • 65% in Biology 30, or equivalent
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Overview

Environmental protection technologists provide an important service to society by helping protect and sustain the long-term health of our ecosystems. This two-year diploma program will prepare students for technical work in the environmental sector. Students will gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to offer professional advice on a wide range of subjects, including: environmental impact assessment; hazardous and non-hazardous waste management; waste reduction and reuse strategies; air, soil, and water pollution prevention and monitoring; compliance auditing; and contaminated site investigation and remediation.

This skill set is based on an integrated, hands-on training program that gives graduates a good working knowledge of physical and life sciences, including general biology, ecology, toxicology, chemistry, physics, and statistics.

The program will be offered on campus and will include hands-on training in both laboratory and field settings. Students will also have the option of participating in a co-operative work term. Following completion of the program, students will receive a diploma in Environmental Protection Technology and be eligible for designation as a certified technologist or technician.

Location

Edmonton