Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology

Environmental Technician - Water and Wastewater Systems Operations

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Program Information

School:Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Trades
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Description:This compressed (three years into two-years), co-op diploma program prepares students with a strong combination of theory and practical systems operator experience needed to work as water and wastewater treatment operators under Ontario’s stringent standards. Students write the OIT examinations and the Entry-Level Course, then obtain enough co-op experience for Class I operator licensing. Additional courses further enhance graduates’ employability. This program is now recognized by OACETT as meeting the requirements for the Certified Technician designation for graduates.

Graduates may find employment in municipal water and wastewater facilities, environmental departments in mines and other industries, solid waste management facilities, and in government.
URL:Environmental Technician - Water and Wastewater Systems Operations at Northern College of Applied Arts & Technology
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

* 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 July 25, 2019