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Environment & Sustainability


Building Systems Engineering Technician

Specialized training on the environmental and energy impacts of of operating decisions.

Industry Specific Skills
  • Theory and practice of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems.
  • Emerging renewable energy technologies.
  • Energy efficiency principles.

Program Description

Civil Engineering Technician/Technology

Industry Specific Skills
  • Surveying – knowledge of field instruments (such as Total Station), level, transit, theodolite, traverse computations, topography
  • Materials – knowledge of aggregates, Portland cement and asphalt hot mixes as well as soil compaction
  • Civil Cad Drafting – knowledge of the latest releases of AutoCAD software, Building Information modeling (BIM)
  • Highways – knowledge of techniques used in the design and construction of highways; students use cad’s Civil 3D software
  • Technologists have skills in hydraulics, geomechanics and foundation design
  • An introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their application

Environmental Landscape Management

Specialized training for those seeking a career related to the environmental industry.

Industry Specific Skills
  • Water, air & soil sampling
  • Ecological methodology
  • Environmental assessment
  • Watershed maintenance
  • Computer modeling (HEC-RAS, GPR)
  • Applied chemistry techniques
  • Water resources technology
  • Data management/GIS
  • Health and safety
  • Environmental law

Program Description

Environmental Technician/ Technology

Industry Specific Skills
  • Specialized training for necessary for work relating to the delivery of recreation activities and events.
  • Risk Management and the law
  • Coaching theory and skills
  • Tournaments and event management
  • Business management and marketing
  • Program planning and delivery
  • Leadership and facilitation skill

Mechanical Engineering Technology – Building Sciences

Specialized skills necessary for the design, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic recreational interventions.

Industry Specific Skills
  • Theory and practice of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, air handling, electricity and control systems.
  • Knowledge of emerging renewable energy technologies.
  • Experience with energy efficiency principles.
  • Training in building systems software training.

Program Description