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Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology Diploma in Environmental Technician
Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology

Diploma in Environmental Technician

Belleville, Canada

2 Years


Full time

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CAD 16,337 / per year *


* additional program costs: $1,516 year one


We share one planet. Bioremediation techniques can restore contaminated environments and reclaim them for farmland, wildlife habitats and the earth’s increasing population. Choose a career where you can make an impact.

Turn Your Diploma into a Degree

Many universities across Canada and abroad will provide credit recognition for your diploma studies at Loyalist College. The following is a list of agreements that are currently in place. There are many more options, and new agreements are added annually.

Two or Three-Year Diploma

  • Algoma University – various*
  • Athabasca University – Bachelor of Science
  • Brock University – various*
  • Cape Breton University – various*
  • Carleton University – Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Davenport University – B.A. in General Business
  • Griffith University – various*
  • Lakehead University – various*
  • Lakeland College – Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Management
  • Laurentian University – various*
  • Laurier Brantford – any honours program
  • Nipissing University – various*
  • Royal Roads University – Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science or Environmental Management
  • Ryerson University – various*
  • Seneca College – Bach. Interdisciplinary Studies
  • University of Guelph – Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management, Environmental Management
  • Ontario Tech University – B.A. Adult Education and Digital Technology
  • University of Waterloo – various*
  • Western University – B.Sc. (Honours or General) Environmental Science
  • Wilfrid Laurier University – various*
  • York University – various*
  • Atlantic Technological University - Year 3

Experiential Learning

Prepare to get your hands dirty! Loyalist offers real-world learning for real-world problems — featuring extensive fieldwork and instruction with technologies of the future in the newly equipped Bay of Quinte Skills Centre:

  • Sample natural environments and analyze environmental contaminants.
  • Get hands-on experience in leading-edge environmental facilities, including well-equipped Field Biology and Instrumentation labs.
  • Understand the underlying social systems that contribute to pollutants in water, soil and air.
  • Learn to apply current legislation under the Environmental Protection Act.
  • Applied project learning and field placements in the second and third years provide practical experience, preparing you for a smooth transition to the workforce with a wide range of skills.

Outstanding Faculty Make the Difference

  • Learn with active, involved instructors who are committed to students’ success.
  • The teaching labs were set up by a program coordinator who brings 15 years of experience as a research geneticist working in three different countries.

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