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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
  • 65% in English Language Arts 30-1 or completion of ESLG1898 and ESLG1899 with a minimum of 65%, or equivalent
  • 65% in Math 30-1, or equivalent
  • 65% in Chemistry 30, or equivalent

* If it has been 10 or more years since you completed Math 30-1, you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the mathematics requirement.

 

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (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:

  • CLBA 8, with no section score below 8
  • 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
  • CELPIP General overall score of 8, with no section score below 7
  • CAEL overall score of 60, with no section score below 60
  • ESLS 8000/8100 and ESLW 8000/8100 with a minimum of 80%, or ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861 with a minimum of 50%

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2019/08/01 to 2020/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,340.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,837.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,457.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

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

Updated August 30, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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