About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Program is nationally accredited by ECO Canada for excellence in curriculum in compliance with the Canadian National Occupational Standards (NOS) and the first of its kind in Canada.
  • Industry internships / projects provide practical experience (1 day per week for 12 weeks).
  • Graduates with relevant experience can seek EP (Environmental Professional) certification through ECO Canada.
  • Specialized environmental skills are a major growth area for career opportunities.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate greening/carbon management
  • Development of environmental management systems
  • Environmental assessment and risk management
  • Waste management
  • Environmental site assessment
  • Environmental compliance
  • Integrated environmental management
  • Pollution prevention and control

Alternative Delivery Option – New for Fall 2017

This program will offer an alternative delivery format designed for working professionals or those wishing to study in a flexible format. The program will include a combination of online and hybrid deliveries, as well as some compressed deliveries consisting of intensive training blocks over short periods of time (one or two weeks per semester). The program will also feature a reduced course load each term and extend the program by an extra semester (or 7 weeks, to be determined) to maximize access for prospective students. Check back soon for more information about this exciting new program option.

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0234 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2016Closed
January 2017Closed
May 2017Not Available
September 2017Open
January 2018Open
May 2018Not Available

Future Study Options

Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study.