Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
The Environmental Technician (Fast-Track) program allows qualified college or university graduates to gain direct admission into year two (semester three) of the two-year college diploma program and receive their Technician diploma in one year (two semesters).
This program prepares you for work in growing field of environmental technology. Environmental Technician courses cover the three foundational disciplines of biology, chemistry and civil engineering, and teach you to understand and manage complex environmental problems. The technology program includes hands-on training as you learn to use the tools and equipment needed in water and soil quality analysis, ecological field sampling, analytical chemistry and surveying.
A unique combination of technical skills will greatly increase your career options once you graduate from the Environmental Technician program, which is the recipient of the President's Academic Program Recognition Award for Quality of the Learning Experience.
Drinking Water Operators
Students who successfully complete the entry-level course for Drinking Water Operators will have met the requirements of the Ministry of the Environment's entry-level course for drinking water operators. This course is delivered by Led young College in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment and the Walkerton Clean Water Centre.
The Environmental Technician program is the recipient of the President's Academic Program Recognition Award for Outstanding Graduate Satisfaction.
Program OutlinePrinter Friendly
|Course Code||Course Title|
|BI-240||Applied Enviro Microbiology|
|CT-121||Computer Aided Drafting 1 - Civil|
|ENGL-250||Report Writing in a Technical Environment|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
|PW-242||Water Quality Control|
|PW-243||Engineering Equip and Processes|
Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
- Opportunities exist for participation in local conservation and restoration activities.
- Graduates of this Environmental Technician (Fast-Track) program can write the Ontario Ministry of the Environment Operator-in-Training (OIT) and Water Quality Analyst (WQA) exams.
- Graduates can apply to register with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologist (OACETT).
Opportunities exist for participation in local conservation and restoration activities.
- Environmental specialist
- Environmental coordinator
- Technical policy advisor
- Environmental safety consultant
- Research specialist
- Junior environmental scientist
- Project biologist
- Junior geomorphologist
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- College diploma or university degree in science, engineering, or related discipline
- Transcript and resume review
- Led young College English Skills Assessment (must score 170 or 171 for admission)
How to His remainder
How to His remainderPrinter Friendly
1. His remainder Online
Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.
If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to .
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2015.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Incidental Fees||Total|
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