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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Environmental Control

Put your scientific expertise to work in the environmental sector.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

With the growth of environmental management and regulation, the demand for environmental professionals has never been higher.

Put your previous education to work

An Environmental Control graduate certificate from Sheridan offers quick entry into this rapidly expanding field for graduates from a traditional science, engineering or technology discipline.

Practical curriculum designed by the industry

  • Environmental laws and regulations.
  • Air pollution, energy and climate-change issues.
  • Environmental management systems, including ISO 14001.
  • Current methods for sampling, analysis and treatment of air, water, solid waste and hazardous waste streams.

Professors who know the industry

The majority of courses are taught by practicing professionals, ensuring that program content is both practical and current. An advisory committee of industry and government experts developed the Environmental Control program and continues to assist Sheridan in curriculum design.

Additional information

The Environmental Control program builds on existing knowledge to develop the specialized expertise and skills needed by employers in the environmental sector.

Environmental Control students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for a four-month, paid co-op placement providing valuable work experience.

After graduation and the completion of relevant work and course experience, you can apply for Canadian Environmental Practitioner (CEP) certification.

Environmental Control graduate certificate program classes are held at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.

Explore your future classroom

As a student in our Environmental Control program you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want to see what that looks like? Take a virtual tour of our Chemical Engineering Labs.

  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate

    • Full-time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PENCT