St. Lawrence College

Environmental Technician

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Cornwall campus
Field of Study:Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Description:Start your career off by developing essential skills required by the environment sector and be prepared to participate in the green economy. The Environmental Technician program provides a well-rounded background for employment in a wide variety of areas through courses in water and air quality, waste management, occupational health and safety, and environmental assessment. Highlights of the program include field courses at the end of the second and fourth semesters and a four-week work placement at the end of the fourth semester.

Students benefit from the College’s partnership with the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences. The River Institute, located on the Cornwall campus, is a centre for scientific research on the river and surrounding environment. Scientists at the River Institute are actively involved in teaching many of the science and field courses in the program and they work with the College in ongoing program development. Through this partnership, you will have an opportunity to learn and work with research scientists on a variety of environmental issues.
URL:Environmental Technician at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,440
International: $15,767

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C or U level Grade 11 Math at the C, U or M level Grade 11 or 12 Biology or Chemistry at the C or U level

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * 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 28, 2018