NorQuest College

Environmental Protection Technology

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Program Information

School:NorQuest College
Field of Study:Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Description: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.
URL:Environmental Protection Technology at NorQuest College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $29,015

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   English 
  •   Mathematics 
  •   Chemistry 
  •   Biology 
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

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 26, 2019