About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0736

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on training includes practical exercises in on-campus environmental labs and on the college grounds, off-campus lab sessions and field trips
  • College partnership with Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
  • Certification training is available in the Ministry of Environment’s Drinking Water Operator course
  • Graduates with relevant experience can seek Canadian Environmental Practitioner in Training (CEPIT), Water Quality Analyst (WQA) and Certified Technician (OACETT) certification
  • Students may seek Research and Innovation assistant positions and participate in environmental research projects with industry and government partners Co-op work term offers practical experience
  • Graduates can pursue graduate certificates in Ecosystem Restoration, Environmental Management and Assessment and Geographic Information Systems

Career Opportunities

  • Municipal governments
  • Environmental consultants
  • Conservation authorities
  • Environmental labs
  • Government ministries
  • Community outreach organizations

…I ended up getting a full time position with a medium sized environmental engineering company in Toronto as a Junior Environmental Technician. I’m loving the position and wanted to thank the professors at Niagara College for everything they have done.

Siratha Chhan, Environmental Technician - Field and Laboratory (Co-op) graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0736 - 2 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.