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Environmental Engineering Technology
Overview
  • 32-month diploma 
    • Year 1 - general first year in Civil Engineering Technology
    • Year 2 & 3 - Environmental Engineering Technology Option
  • Late October entry date
  • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg

  • Co-op work experience
    • Year 1 - mandatory six-month work term after the general Civil Engineering Technology academic year
    • Year 2 - second mandatory six-month work term 
  • Laptop delivery
  • Accreditation: Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) & Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT)
Description

The Environmental Engineering Technology program was developed in response to the need for recognized environmental engineering technology practices by business, industry, governments in Canada, and world-wide. It is a three-year diploma program in the Civil Engineering Technology department. After successfully completing the first year of Civil Engineering Technology, you can choose the Environmental Engineering Technology program where the second and third year courses allow students to acquire knowledge and skills in areas such as:

  • Environmental Sciences,
  • Water Resources,
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment,
  • Waste Management,
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and
  • Environmental Management

Two 6-month co-op work terms allow students to acquire valuable field experience. An applied research project is incorporated into the third year. Graduates are able to enter the work force as highly skilled employees with the capability to manage environmental and municipal infrastructure projects and to analyze and remediate urban environments.

Objectives
The Environmental Engineering Technology program balances career related technical skills with transferable skills most sought by leading employers. Graduate students will be able to:

  • Apply analytical and research skills and sustainability principles to environmental issues.
  • Use effective environmental management and project administration techniques
  • Communicate effectively through public speaking, clear writing, and active listening
  • Develop proficiency in computer software applications related to the environmental field
  • Think independently and work collaboratively to analyze and solve problems
  • Collect and manage information by using an appropriate technology
  • Understand and use numbers by observing, recording, and reporting data
  • Promote effective health and safety practices
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviours and practices


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