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Environmental Protection Technology

NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca
The Environmental Protection Technology diploma program will prepare students for technical work in the environmental sector. Students will gain the practical knowledge and skills needed to offer professional advice on a wide range of subjects, including: environmental impact assessment; hazardous and non-hazardous waste management; waste reduction and reuse strategies; air, soil, and water pollution prevention and monitoring; compliance auditing; and contaminated site investigation and remediation. This skill set is based on an integrated, hands-on training program that gives graduates a good working knowledge of physical and life sciences, including general biology, ecology, toxicology, chemistry, physics, and statistics.
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Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 65% in English Language Arts 30-1
    • 75% in English Language Arts 30-2
    • 65% in ESLG 1860
    • 75% in ESLG 1898
  • Mathematics – this requirement can be met with the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 65% in Math 30-1
    • 75% in Math 30-2
  • Chemistry – this requirement can be met with the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 65% in Chemistry 30
  • Biology – this requirement can be met with the following, or an equivalent course:
    • 65% in Biology 30

Note: Academic admission requirements are different from English language proficiency (ELP) requirements. NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses may be used to meet both requirements. 

NGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

You must provide proof of ELP prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • IELTS Academic overall score of 6.5, with no section scores below 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT overall score of 84, with no section score below 21
  • Cambridge English Language Assessment: 180; no section score below 165
  • CAEL overall score of 70, with no section score below 70
  • PTE Academic: 59; no section score below 56
  • Duolingo: 115
  • minimum of:

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 28, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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