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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Chemical Engineering Technology – Environmental

Duration

3 yrs (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 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

International Student?

This program is part of our new two-year graduate certificate bundles! You may be able to qualify for a three-year post-grad work permit.

Courses

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

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    CHEM16682Applied Chemistry 16
    MATH13314Introductory Mathematics for Chemical Sciences  3
    CHEM10371Lab Techniques4
    CULT10001GThe Impact of Culture on the Canadian Workplace  3
    ENGI19282Electricity 13
    Total:19
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    CHEM20379Applied Chemistry 26
    MATH17900Intermediate Mathematics for Chemical Sciences3
    BIOL10101Microbiology4
    PHYS19554Physics for Chemical Sciences3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    ENGI10734Industrial Systems2
    Total:21
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    CHEM25770Analytical Chemistry 15
    CHEM21471Organic Chemistry 15
    CHEM25415Instrumental Analysis 15
    CHEM20342Inorganic Chemistry 12
    MATH22981Differential Calculus3
    HEAL12535Occupational Health and Safety3
    Total:23
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    CHEM27025Analytical Chemistry 25
    CHEM29536Organic Chemistry 24
    CHEM29479Instrumental Analysis 25
    MGMT14005Environmental Regulations3
    CHEM21022Inorganic Chemistry 23
    MATH22558Integral Calculus3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    COWT10022Co-op Education Forum1
    Total:27
    COWT19999Co-op Work Term7
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI30512Unit Operations 15
    CHEM34137Physical Chemistry 15
    ENGI29839Chemical Process Industries 12
    ENGI27086Technical Report 12
    ENGI35203Instrumentation and Process Control4
    CHEM36472Biochemistry4
    ENGI27960Solid Waste Treatment3
    Total:25
    COWT20799Co-op Work Term7
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ENGI37798Unit Operations 24
    CHEM30104Physical Chemistry 24
    ENGI39430Chemical Process Industries 22
    ENGI27600Air Pollution Chemistry3
    MGMT20101Environmental Auditing3
    ENGI24056Waste Water Treatment3
    MATH27597Statistics3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:25
    COWT 39207Co-op Work Term7

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Faculty

Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 yrs (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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Program Summary

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)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology (MCT4C) or Grade 11 Functions (MCF3M) or Grade 11 Functions and Relations (MCR3U) or any Grade 12 (U) mathematics course

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 will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for 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 yrs (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 yrs (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 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Summary

    Degree Completion

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Summary

    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

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Program Summary

    Internship

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (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 2021–2022 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.

    Program Fees

    Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

    Program Fees

    Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

    Program Fees

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

    For Canadian Students

    The fees shown here are for the 2021-2022 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. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

    For International Students

    The fees shown here are for Fall 2021, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

    Fees For Canadian Students

    Fees for Canadian students

    $4,269.00

    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

    $18,060.00

    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:

    All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

    Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

    Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

    The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

    Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (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 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

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    3 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Want to learn more about Experiential Design? This interactive workshop will explain what Experiential Design is and explore the many exciting career options in this rapidly-growing field.

    Sheridan’s new Bachelor of Experiential Design is the first degree of its kind in Canada, teaching holistic approaches to wayfinding, public installation, placemaking, exhibition design, themed environments and event design. Our internationally recognized faculty, deep industry connections and renowned creative culture provide the ideal foundation for this ground-breaking program.

    Workshop Schedule

    • Overview of what Experiential Design is all about
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    Location

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    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (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 yrs (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 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Faculty

    Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Designation

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Duration

    3 yrs (6 semesters)

    Location

    Davis Campus

    7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton


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    Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    Co-op

    Full-time 3 years Program code: PCETE

    Ontario College Advanced Diploma
    Start date Campus Status
    Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
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