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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Use chemical engineering to ensure a safe, healthy environment.

Program Overview

Prepare for your career

Sheridan's Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental advanced diploma program offers a rigorous environmental college education that prepares students for specialized careers in environmental science, the environmental industry, the chemical industry and the laboratory.

Our program

The Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental advanced diploma program includes courses in:

  • Solid waste, air pollution and wastewater treatment.
  • Environmental audit.
  • Environmental regulations and laws.
  • Instrumental analysis and analytical chemistry.
  • Design and operation of chemical processes.

Sophisticated facilities & hands-on learning

You'll work in some of the most sophisticated college environmental science facilities and chemical laboratories in Canada, getting hands-on experience with state-of-the-art chemistry and chemical engineering technology. Sheridan's environmental science labs contain pilot plant systems that expose you to real-life industrial operations in environmental control and chemical production.

Additional information

This program shares a common academic core with the Environmental Technician, Chemical Engineering Technology and Chemical Laboratory Technician programs, so it's easy to transfer to a different program. After earning a Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental advanced diploma some of our graduates obtain university degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering and environmental science. Depending on the university, and the choice of program, they may receive transfer credits for their study at Sheridan.

The Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental program includes three paid co-op work placements that offer valuable experience and professional contacts. Enrolment is limited through an additional co-op selection process.

You'll also learn to use applied chemical engineering to ensure environmentally friendly industrial operations, clean up polluted sites and help enforce environmental regulations.

Many of our graduates work in laboratory, industrial and field settings, finding careers in areas such as:

  • Laboratories for environmental analysis, research and development, or quality control.
  • Environmental enforcement.
  • Operations of environmental and industrial processes.
  • Technical service and sales for chemical supplies.

With experience, graduates may move to supervisory and management positions.

Graduates have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). Additional requirements for certification exist and are established by OACETT. Graduates are also eligible for membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada.

Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental courses are taught at the Davis Campus in Brampton.

Explore your future classroom

As a student in our Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental program you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of our Chemical Engineering Labs.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    CHEM 16682 Applied Chemistry 1 6
    CHEM 10371 Lab Techniques 4
    ENGI 19282 Electricity 1 3
    MATH 13314 Introductory Mathematics for Chemical Sciences 3
    HEAL 12535 Occupational Health & Safety 3
      General Education Elective 3

    Total credits: 22

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    CHEM 20379 Applied Chemistry 2 6
    BIOL 10101 Microbiology 4
    ENGI 10734 Introduction to Chemical and Environmental Engineering Processes 2
    PHYS 19554 Physics for Chemical Sciences 3
    MATH 17900 Intermediate Mathematics for Chemical Sciences 3
    ENGI 24056 Waster Water Treatment 3

    Total credits: 21

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    CHEM 28432 Analytical Chemistry 5
    CHEM 21471 Organic Chemistry 1 5
    CHEM 24422 Chemistry in Industry 2
    CHEM 25415 Instrumental Analysis 1 5
    MATH 22981 Differential Calculus 3
      General Education Elective 3

    Total credits: 23

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ENGI 35203 Instrumentation & Process Control 4
    CHEM 29536 Organic Chemistry 2 5
    CHEM 23465 Inorganic Chemistry 3
    CHEM 29479 Instrumental Analysis 2 5
    MATH 22558 Integral Calculus 3
    HUMN 14857G Creative Thinking: Theory and Practice 3

    Total credits: 23

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ENGI 30512 Unit Operations 1 6
    CHEM 34137 Physical Chemistry 1 6
    ENGI 27086 Technical Report 1 2
    CHEM 36472 Biochemistry 4
    MATH 27597 Statistics 3
    ENGI 27960 Solid Waste Treatment 3
    COWT 10022 Work-Term and Career Preparation – Diploma (Co-op Students Only) 1

    Total credits: 25

    COWT 20799: Co-op Work Terms 1, 2 & 3 (1 credit each / 360 hours each)

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ENGI 37798 Unit Operations 2 5
    CHEM 30104 Physical Chemistry 2 5
    ENGI 29839 Chemical Process Industries 2
    ENGI 27600 Air Pollution Chemistry 3
    MGMT 20101 Environmental Audit 3
    MGMT 14005 Environmental Regulations 3
      General Education Elective 3

    Total credits: 24

Courses subject to change.

Current students should refer to their ⁠Academic Requirements in myStudentCentre to track their academic progress and outstanding course requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U)

plus

  • One Chemistry, Grade 11 (U) or Grade 12 (C)
  • One Math Grade 12 (U) or Math Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or Math Grade 11 Functions (MCR3U) or Functions and Applications (MCF3M)

or

Mature student status.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements will be invited to complete pre-admission tests in mathematics and English. Applicants asked to take the test are considered for admission to Term 1 contingent on receiving a minimum grade of 60% in both the pre-admission mathematics/English tests.

Applicants lacking the Mathematics admission requirement for this program may wish to upgrade their Mathematics prior to application. For upgrading information, please contact us.

Applicants may also consider applying to our Technology Fundamentals program. Successful completion of this program will meet the Mathematics requirement and will provide a broader sense of the Science and Technology fields.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses), and/or results of pre-admission testing.

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

Admission at Advanced Level

Students may apply for admission at an Advanced Level (Direct Entry) to Year 2 of this program if they have relevant credits from a university or college. Students may have to complete certain courses from Year prior to graduation.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary


Career Opportunities

Chemical Engineering Technology - Environmental graduates may work on teams that include chemists, engineers, researchers and scientists. Many go on to perform key functions in both government and industry in the environmental regulatory process.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Summary


    Co-op

    Students in this program may apply to the co-op program during their third academic semester. Enrolment in the co-op program is limited through an additional co-op application process that takes place during second year. Students in the co-op program are eligible to complete three co-op work terms prior to graduation. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship.

    Co-operative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experience within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

    Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the work term. The co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 co-op and internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

    Learn more about Cooperative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Degree Completion

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Advanced Entry Challenge Exams

    Get credit for what you know

    Sheridan recognizes and appreciates that advanced learning doesn’t always require standard classroom instruction, and that opportunities to advance skills and learn new technologies are everywhere.

    If you have significant knowledge and experience in programming, web development, database and/or networking, you may choose to complete Advanced Entry Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (AEPLAR) Challenge Exams for academic credit towards your Sheridan Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma.

    How do Challenge Exams work?

    AEPLAR Challenge Exams are administered by and through the Sheridan College Assessment Centre or through an approved Test Centre. There are fees to write each exam (an Assessment Centre fee and a Challenge Exam fee).

    Your completed Challenge Exam(s) will be evaluated to determine whether you’re eligible for credit in one or more courses within the identified program streams.

    Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and Advanced Standing credits are subject to Sheridan’s policies and procedures. Learn more about Sheridan’s Credit Transfer policies and procedures.

    I have previous postsecondary education. Should I write a Challenge Exam?

    No. Challenge Exams are designed for applicants with knowledge and experience gained outside of formal education. If you have previous postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply for Advanced Standing instead — you may be eligible to apply your previously earned credits towards your new program at Sheridan.

    What subjects can I complete Challenge Exams for?

    Challenge Exams for applicants to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program are designed to test skills in specific knowledge streams within this program:

    • Programming – Introductory
    • Programming – .NET
    • Programming – Advanced Java
    • Networking
    • Web Development
    • Operating Systems
    • Databases
    • Software Design
    • Mobile App Development – Android
    • Mobile App Development – iOS
    • Game Development – UNITY
    • Wireless

    You can also choose to complete Challenge Exams for specific individual courses within the Computer Systems Technology program.

    Complete a free self-assessment test to help you determine whether Challenge Exams are a good option for you.

    How do I apply to complete a Challenge Exam?

    Step 1: Make sure you meet the program admission requirements

    You must meet the program admission requirements to be eligible for admission and PLAR.

    Step 2: Complete a free self-assessment

    Complete a free self-assessment test for each knowledge stream you wish to challenge. This will help you determine whether your current skills will enable you to succeed in the Challenge Exam(s).

    Step 3: Apply to Sheridan's Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma program

    Apply to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program.

    To be eligible to complete Challenge Exams for this program, you must select "Advanced Entry" as the level of the program on your application.

    Step 4: Follow the instructions to complete your Challenge Exam(s)

    Once Sheridan receives your application, we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to register and pay for your Challenge Exam(s). Follow those instructions.

    Once you’ve completed your Challenge Exam(s), subject matter experts in Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology will evaluate them within 10 business days. The Faculty will forward your results to the Office of the Registrar, and any approved credit transfers will be posted in your Credit Transfer centre. Exam feedback will not be provided.

    Step 5: Accept your offer of admission and pay your program fees

    If you receive an offer of admission to Sheridan, please follow the instructions to confirm your offer and pay your fees by the due dates indicated in order to reserve your spot in the program.

    We wish you success in this process and look forward to seeing you at Sheridan!

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Internship

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Summary


    Program Fees

    Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

    The fees shown here are for the 2023–2024 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

    Fees For Canadian Students

    Fees for Canadian students

    $4,503.45

    Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.

    Fees for International Students

    Fees for International students

    $18,262.45

    Financial Aid & Awards

    Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

    International Entrance Scholarship

    All new international students* beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (Year 1, Semester 1) in Spring 2024, Fall 2024 or Winter 2025 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

    *ESL and programs with tuition reduction are excluded

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Learning Outcomes

    The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

    • Perform all work in compliance with relevant statutes, regulations, standards, practices and guidelines.
    • Implement, coordinate and evaluate quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
    • Troubleshoot industrial or chemical processes and laboratory equipment.
    • Solve complex problems and perform tasks by applying principles of mathematics, physics, chemistry and chemical engineering.
    • Perform, coordinate, implement and validate laboratory procedures to conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses and tests.
    • Prepare and purify compounds using standard synthesis and purification procedures.
    • Maintain and control industrial or chemical processes and assist with their design using chemical engineering principles.
    • Analyze and interpret data using statistical methods.
    • Select and use current technologies in chemical engineering tasks and projects.
    • Prepare, modify, interpret and present technical documents for chemical engineering applications.
    • Apply best practices for sustainability.
    • Develop strategies for ongoing personal and professional development to enhance work performance in a multidisciplinary workplace.

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Labs & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

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    Financial Planning Certification

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

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    Professional Sales Certificate

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

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    Earn your Masters degree

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    Faculty

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Transfer Opportunities

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    Faculty

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Clinical Placements

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Articulation Agreements

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

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    Educational philosophy

    Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design curriculum and its delivery are designed to address current social issues pertinent to the design industry. This enables students to broaden their understanding of their place within the world.

    Fundamental to the vision of the program is the balance of creative and conceptual thinking with the technical and business aspects of the profession. Courses follow a logical sequence with the degree of difficulty building vertically from first year to fourth year.

    The various streams provide a range of design problems building in size and scope, from simple to complex in various design sectors. The curriculum builds on fundamental introductions that ensures a strong foundation for students to apply additional more complex learning and skills developed later in the program.

    Studio projects are designed to mimic professional practice and require applied theory, creativity and strong technical knowledge. Curriculum is also connected horizontally across each semester to help support the learning in courses happening simultaneously. This demonstrates the inter-connected knowledge and skills required to practice in the industry.

    The program provides many opportunities that expose students to practicing professionals and professional practice. Industry leaders and representatives from professional associations like ARIDO and IDC are invited into the classroom as jurors and guest speakers throughout the four years. The internship also provides professional design work experience for students before they enter their final year of study.

    The curriculum is student-centric and designed to equip students with the skills that are required for entry-level design positions and advanced study. Manual skills such as drafting, drawing and model making are developed alongside digital skills using current software. Students are also well-versed in the applicable building codes and regulations required to practice in Ontario. Students are exposed to valuable research skills and encouraged to continue their learning past graduation.

    Program goals

    Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program aspires to:

    • Develop confident, creative and critical thinkers that can solve a variety of problems thoughtfully, improving the quality of the built environment and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public.
    • Equip students with the tools to think independently and ethically to ensure technically, environmentally, and socially responsible decision-making.
    • Deliver current and relevant curriculum that incorporates equity, diversity and inclusion. This encourages students to create spaces that foster inclusivity and look at design from various perspectives within diverse communities, involving numerous stakeholders.
    • Inform students regarding the various facets of the profession, engaging them with designers and industry affiliates.
    • Encourage continuous professional and personal growth, instilling a desire to contribute to the profession and society at large. The program encourages students to become active participants in the design community, become members of their local Association, write their NCIDQ exams, give back to the community and become progressive leaders in the profession.
    • Prepare graduates for entry-level design positions, equipped with the required knowledge and skills for employment in the diverse design industry, ensuring they possess the body of knowledge necessary to respond to social and environmental issues, while designing interior spaces that are technically proficient, code-compliant, conceptually strong, sustainable and all-inclusive.
    • Provide enhanced opportunities for students to pursue post-graduate studies, employment, research and/or further their academic studies and/or credentials.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Pathways from Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology

    If you've graduated from a health-science degree other than athletic therapy or kinesiology, your application will be assessed on an individual basis.

    Get your Osteopathy degree in less time

    If you're a graduate of Sheridan's Athletic Therapy or Kinesiology degree program, you may be eligible to start in the second year of this program after completing three bridging courses.

    This bridging program will be available in Spring/Summer 2024.

    How to apply: Submit an application using the program code PBHSB.

    Bridging courses (Spring/Summer Semester)

    • OSTP 17927D: The Science of Osteopathy (3 credits)
    • OSTP 14859: Theoretical Pathways to Osteopathy (5 credits)
    • OSTP 16333: Practical Pathways to Osteopathy (1 credit)

    Course exceptions

    After successfully completing the assigned bridging courses, you'll be admitted into Year 2 (Semester 3) of our Osteopathy degree. In order to earn your Osteopathy degree, you'll need to complete all courses in the remaining three years of the program, with the following exceptions.

    You will additionally take:

    • Year 2: OSTP 11271D: Clinical Methodology (3 credits)
    • Year 2: SCIE 22437D: Human Physiology for Allied Health (2 credits)
    • Year 3: SCIE 31116D: Pathophysiology for Allied Health (3 credits)

    You will not need to take:*

    • SCIE 26661D: Pathophysiology 1 (3 credits)
    • OSTP 24645D: Structure & Function 2 – Lower Cervicals, Thorax & Upper Extremity (3 credits)
    • OSTP 22482D: Applied Clinical Practice 2 (1 credit)
    • FLPL 21839D: Internship Prep (1 credit)
    • SCIE 39622D: Pathophysiology 2 – Systemic Interactions (3 credits)
    • RESE 37626D: Statistical Methods in Health Sciences (3 credits)
    • RESE 42279D: Applied Research Methods for Health Sciences (3 credits)
    • BUSM 44956D: Business Entrepreneurship for Clinical Practitioners (3 credits)
    • 6 Degree Breadth Electives (3 credits each)

    *Athletic Therapy graduates are also exempt from the following course:

    • OSTP 20782D: Clinical Experience 2 (0.5 credits)

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

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    Program Mission

    Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

    Program Vision

    Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

    Critical Performance Statement

    Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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    3 years (6 semesters)

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    Davis Campus

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    Field Placements

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

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    Writer-in-Residence program

    Each year, Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing (CW&P) program hosts a Writer-in-Residence. The 8-month residency is awarded to a writer who embodies the distinctiveness and dynamism of the & in our program name.

    In addition to working on at least one specific writing project of their own during their tenure, the Writer-in-Residence is responsible for creative leadership, mentoring and public outreach in the area of creative writing and/or publishing.

    How our Writer-in-Residence supports Sheridan students

    Students in our CW&P program benefit from the work and mentorship of our Writer-in-Residence, who:

    • shares their expertise and experience as a creative professional and working writer;
    • performs public readings from their recently published work and/or current work-in-progress;
    • organizes public lectures and/or workshops; and
    • works with faculty to augment existing curriculum in the area of creative writing, publishing and/or creativity.

    2023–24 Writer-in-Residence

    Kate Cayley, Sheridan's Writer-in-Residence

    Award-winning fiction writer, playwright and poet Kate Cayley is joining Sheridan as the 2023–24 CW&P Writer-in-Residence.

    Cayley has published two short story collections and three collections of poetry, and her plays have been performed in Canada, the U.S. and the UK. She has won the Trillium Book Award, an O. Henry Prize and the Mitchell Prize for Poetry, and been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Firecracker Award for Fiction, the ReLit Award for both fiction and poetry, and the K.M. Hunter Award for Fiction.

    Her writing has appeared in such literary publications as Brick, Electric Literature, Joyland, Best Canadian Poetry and Best Canadian Stories, and she has been a writer-in-residence at McMaster University and the Toronto Public Library.

    "Kate’s diverse work plumbs meaning, strangeness and beauty from the spaces we inhabit, even in our domestic lives, while tackling some of the big philosophical questions we all face," says Dr. Genevieve Amaral, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Creativity. "Our Sheridan community welcomes her capacious intellect, limpid style and wonderful mentorship with full hearts, open ears, and pens, paper and keyboards at the ready!"

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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

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    From ideas to impact: a masterclass in applied creativity and innovation

    Are you a business lead who's looking to level up your company's culture of creativity and entrepreneurship?

    Sheridan offers FREE, one-hour masterclasses on topics such as:

    • Creative Strategies for an EDI-driven World
    • The Science of Creativity and Innovation
    • Intra- and Entrepreneurial Thinking, and
    • Creative Team Leadership

    These masterclasses will catalyze your climate of innovation and give your team an exclusive look into Sheridan’s one-of-a-kind graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation.*

    Register your team for a FREE online one-hour masterclass!


    *Advance further with our Applied Creativity and Innovation graduate certificate

    Our new graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation is a great professional development (PD) opportunity for many company teams. The program teaches complex problem-solving, creativity, innovation and negotiation skills — competencies that make companies more resilient and adaptable as they face the unique challenges presented by the future of work.

    Why this program is a great choice for PD:

    • Flexible hours — your employees can complete their graduate certificate online, at their own pace.
    • Relevant coursework – they can choose electives that are most applicable to their position at your company.
    • Award-winning faculty – they’ll learn from instructors who are on the cutting-edge of creativity and innovation research.
    • Practicum project – they’ll work alongside our team of experts to resolve an issue that your business is facing today — whether it’s how to leverage artificial intelligence technology, advance your sustainability efforts, update your marketing strategies, address supply chain inefficiencies or another challenge.

    This new graduate certificate is currently accepting applications for Fall 2023.

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    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Apprenticeship Exemption Test

    The Apprenticeship Exemption Test (AET) provides a chance for students who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies.

    In most cases, you need to score 70% or higher to pass the AET. If you score lower than 70%, you'll need to wait three months before you can try again (with some exceptions for certain exams).

    Apprenticeship Exemption Tests are administered at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, through Sheridan's Assessment Centre.

    Learn more about the AET, including eligibility criteria, available tests and how to register.

    Sheridan is a Ministry-approved Apprenticeship Exemption Test centre, authorized through the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), for both apprentices and non-apprentices.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 years (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


    Helpful links

    Program Summary


    Program availability

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Optional Co-op

    Full-time 3 years Program code: PCETE

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    Start date Campus Delivery Status
    Sep 2024 Davis Campus (Brampton)
    In Person
    Available
    Jan 2025 Davis Campus (Brampton)
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    Available

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