About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Nationally accredited by ECO Canada for excellence in curriculum in compliance with the Canadian National Occupational Standards (NOS)
  • Program first of its kind in Canada
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus boasts 46 hectares (113 acres) which include ecological “living labs” acting as environmental monitoring facilities
  • Specialized environmental skills are a major growth area for career opportunities
  • College’s School of Horticultural and Environmental Studies offers this program with a faculty team having a combined total of over 60 years of environmental experience
  • Industry internships / projects provide practical experience (1 day per week for 12 weeks)
  • Graduates with relevant experience can seek EP (Environmental Professional) certification through ECO Canada

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate greening/carbon management
  • Development of environmental management systems
  • Environmental assessment and risk management
  • Waste management
  • Environmental site assessment
  • Environmental compliance
  • Integrated environmental management
  • Pollution prevention and control

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0234 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Closed
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Open
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

Qualified graduates may be able to apply some academic credits towards further study.