Aurora College

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Environment and Natural Resources Technology

Aurora College

Faculty:Arts & Science
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,600


The Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program is a two-year Diploma program which links opportunities to learn from experience in the field with academic coursework in the classroom and skill training in the laboratory. Graduates of the program will possess the ability needed to succeed as technicians and officers in natural resource and environmental management careers including wildlife, forestry, marine and freshwater fisheries, planning, water resources, environmental protection, parks, land claim resource management, oil and gas, and mining. The program places emphasis on learning through experience.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
Eligibility for the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Program will be determined on the basis of the student's abilities in English, Mathematics and Science. The applicant should possess a grade 12 diploma and must have earned credits (minimum 65%) in: English 30-2 or Aurora College ABE English 150, Applied Mathematics 30 or Aurora College ABE Math 150, and Grade 12 Biology, Chemistry or Physics or Aurora College ABE Science 140/150.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to possess or be eligible to obtain a valid Firearms Acquisition and Possession License to successfully complete field camp requirements. Students must be motivated to work in the field of environment and natural resources and demonstrate their motivation in a letter of intent. Applicants may be asked to participate in a personal or telephone interview with the Program Head or a designate. Mature students and students with academic equivalences will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements may be encouraged to apply for the Environment and Natural Resources Technology Access Program, if available.

* 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 August 12, 2021