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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering Applications (Co-op Optional) Conestoga College - Cambridge Campus Conestoga College - Cambridge Campus, Canada

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CAD 15844

Annual Tuition Fee

*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100

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12 months


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Program Overview

Increased concern regarding the protection and management of the environment has resulted in the environmental field becoming one of the future-facing industries in Canada and abroad. This graduate certificate program meets the demand for trained technologists and environmental scientists in the areas of brownfield redevelopment, environmental monitoring, regulatory compliance and enforcement. It was developed in consultation with representatives from the environmental industry. The program is reviewed and updated by a Program Advisory Committee comprised of practitioners from the consulting, manufacturing, and public sectors.For qualified college or university graduates, this program enhances existing skills and competencies. The training provided prepares graduates to act as key players in responding to today's environmental challenges. Studies focus on the application of current engineering and scientific principles to protect and manage the environment in the following areas:- environmental monitoring and investigations- environmental auditing and assessment- management and clean up of contaminated sites- environmental enforcement and regulations- solid and hazardous waste management- 40-hour HAZWOPER training- water quality- air quality monitoring and permittingGraduates will be prepared to write Ministry of Environment Operator in Training (OIT) and Water Quality Analyst (WQA) licensing exams. Classroom instruction will be complemented by environmental monitoring training in the field, visits to solid-waste and industrial facilities, health and safety training, and visits to sites undergoing environmental investigations or clean up. The 40-hour HAZWOPER training course is offered as part of the program curriculum. During the completion of a term project, students are provided with mentoring advice from practicing environmental engineers, technologists, and scientists. The optional co-op stream includes one co-op work term.

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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 35 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024


Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88.0  Minimum Listening - 22.0  Minimum Reading - 22.0  Minimum Writing - 22.0  Minimum Speaking - 22.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 58
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To admitted into this program student must have Undergraduate university degree in engineering (civil, chemical, geological, environmental), earth sciences, general science, environmental science, chemistry, microbiology or biology, environmental studies, or planning OR a three-year diploma from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT) in civil, environmental, chemical, or architectural/construction engineering technology.

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
58 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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The exceptional academic achievements of prospective Conestoga students will not go unnoticed as we welcome them to our vibrant community. Starting Fall 2024, newly admitted students may be eligible for one of our prestigious scholarships as part of their acceptance

$1,500 for Grade Range 70% and above.
Any applicable scholarship will be applied to the student account in the Fall past the 10th day of the term.

Final Admission Average: Students with a final admissions average of 70% or more will be eligible for a scholarship.

Staying Enrolled: Students will need to remain registered in the degree program they are accepted to past the 10th day of the Fall term to maintain the scholarship eligibility.

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