Chemical Engineering Technology

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Program Information

Field of Study:Chemical Technology/Technician
Description:Chemical Engineering Technology prepares graduates to work as chemical engineering technologists in production, process development and environmental control for the expanding industries of petroleum, chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper. Chemical engineering technologists work closely with chemical engineers in designing equipment and developing commercial production facilities. The program involves the study of engineering design calculations, unit operations, process simulation and control, industry safety and environment. As students progress there is increased emphasis on the basic science applications of chemical engineering. Computer applications are integral to the program.

This program is currently only offered full-time; distance and continuing education options are not available. Each academic year consists of two 15-week semesters and students generally take two years to complete the program.
URL:Chemical Engineering Technology at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,189
Careers:Chemical Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Science  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, AND, At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 75% in English Language Arts 30-2, AND, At least 60% in Chemistry 30, AND, At least 60% in Physics 20. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program has a competitive six-step entry process.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 05, 2018