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What will I learn?

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.

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.

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.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$17,597.00 (US$ 13,782) per year
The fees shown here are for the 2020-2021 academic year, and are subject to change.
Start date

Expected September 2021


Sheridan College (Ontario)

Davis Campus,

7899 McLaughlin Road,


Ontario (ON),

L6Y 5H9, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must hold 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

English-language proficiency testing:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module: 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5

PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic): 58 - Overall Minimum Score (49L,W,S,R)

FCE (Cambridge English First): 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B

CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced): 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C

CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency): 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C

Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes): 70%

Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment): 4.0 – Listening Band, 4.0 – Reading Combined Band, CLB 7 – Writing