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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Land Management - Canadian Context and Postgraduate Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance (Co-op Optional) (Bundle Program) Fleming College - Frost Campus (Lindsay) Fleming College - Frost Campus (Lindsay), Canada


Jan 2023, Sep 2023

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CAD 18624

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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36 months


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Program Overview

Environmental Land Management - Canadian Context
Contribute to healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities through environmental land management and planning. This is the only post-grad program of its kind in Ontario.

Program Highlights
Our graduate certificate will turn your passion for creating more liveable, sustainable communities into a career in Canada’s environmental sector.

Throughout this intense program you will gain:

  • Expertise in supporting the planning development of lands according to municipal, provincial and federal legislation and industry standards/procedures
  • Practical experience in conducting environmental assessments and environmental impact studies
  • Knowledge of industry standards for collection and analysis of water and soil samples in the field to aid in the study and modelling of environmental problems
  • The ability to present spatial information using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications
  • Project management skills as well as negotiation, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills to achieve goals within land use development projects and associated plans

This high demand skill set will prepare graduates for a wide variety of settings in the public, private or non-profit sectors. This program is specifically designed to support students transitioning into the Canadian environment.


Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance (Co-op Optional)
Prepare to become a compliance specialist in worker health and safety, as well as environmental protection. Employment opportunities exist in both the public and private sectors.

The new Health, Safety and Environmental Compliance program focuses on workplace compliance, including labour, inspection and auditing, public and worker safety, and environmental protection. The program provides a unique, comprehensive combination of training in all aspects of health and safety as well as environmental compliance - a definite hiring asset.

  • Acquire knowledge, expertise and professional skills in inspection and investigation relating to occupational health and safety legislation and environmental law
  • Develop the ability to plan and implement training to create a safe work environment
  • Learn the legal aspects and procedures of inspection, monitoring, investigation and enforcement across a wide range of industries
  • Put your new skills into practice through applied learning
  • Graduate job-ready

In Ontario, the Ministry of Labour sets, communicates and enforces workplace standards regarding worker protection. Additionally, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change protects and improves the quality of the environment to keep it healthy and protect human health and safety. Private industry and municipal governments also employ compliance specialists.
Graduates will be prepared to find employment in a wide range of jobs, within provincial and federal enforcement, or the private sector, ensuring that legislative obligations in occupational safety and environmental protection are met.


  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, graduates will be able to:
    • Plan and perform workplace inspections and audits for compliance with occupational health and safety and environmental legislation.
    • Develop and evaluate health and safety programs for a variety of industries to promote the health and safety of workers.
    • Facilitate legal compliance, reduce accidents and train and lead others in creating a safe work environment through the application of health, safety, and environmental policies and practices.
    • Conduct investigations of workplace injuries, fatalities, work refusals, occupational illness or complaints related to unsafe work conditions and hazards.
    • Develop and propose recommendations to address audit findings and verify compliance.
    • Prepare investigative briefs and other documents for the prosecution of infractions of occupational safety and environmental legislation.
    • Inspect facilities for possible contraventions of health, safety and environmental legislation and prepare control documents to resolve identified issues.
    • Investigate environmental incidents, spills or complaints and determine remediation for health and safety of the surrounding environment and persons.
    • Manage and/or defuse potentially difficult situations by applying conflict management skills and strategies.

Optional Co-op
Students entering the program in September may apply to participate in an optional paid co-op. The deadline to apply is at the end of November, where students must submit an Application Form (including a resume) to the Co-op Office. Students must achieve a 70% (2.5 GPA) average, and pass all courses in Semester 1 in order to be enrolled in the Co-op Option. All students in the program participate in a Career Preparation course. Students who are accepted into the Co-op Option must complete 450 hours of co-op, following semester 2. Generally this takes place between May and August, but start dates and total number of weeks may vary according to the employer. The Co-op Option provides the opportunity to:

  • Integrate classroom learning with work-based learning
  • Explore the variety of careers available in the field
  • Network for future job opportunities

The Co-op Option is not available for students who begin the program in January, as they attend classes over the summer.

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Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have an University degree or College diploma in a related field such as biology, ecology, geography, geoscience, engineering, or a related discipline.

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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