Environmental Technician

Turn your passion for the environment into a career that helps protect, maintain, and restore our natural surroundings.

With a focus on reclamation, rehabilitation, and environmental assessments throughout the program, you’ll explore climate change issues, land restoration, and water conversation and management through scientific- and technical-based projects – preparing you for careers in any industry that needs to comply with environmental regulations. You’ll also earn Green Check Certification and get real-world experience during a six-week internship.

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Environmental technician for consulting firms specializing in environmental monitoring or rehabilitation
  • Lab technician
  • Field research assistant
  • Natural resource technician

A 6-week internship in semester five offers you hands-on professional experience and opportunities to build industry connections

Plan your future

Program starts

September 2020

Learning options

  • Full-Time

Minimum technology requirements

  • Regular access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection
  • Web cam and headset
  • Personal computer
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • Processor: i5 Intel i5 or equivalent processor
  • Graphics: High-end graphics video card (consider a dedicated video card with 1 GB of video memory)
  • RAM: 4 GB of RAM
  • Storage space: 250 GB HD

Please note, industry-standard software that you will access as part of your program will not be compatible with every device. These minimum technology requirements will allow you to access the software, but will not provide the optimal user experience. It is recommended you use a computer with stronger capabilities. If you have any questions about these technology requirements, please email info@cambriancollege.ca or call (705) 566-8101, ext. 7303.

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD policy to ensure a rich and flexible learning experience. Learn more about BYOD by clicking here.

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