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bachelor

Degree

Water Engineering Technology Diploma

bachelor

Degree

Water Engineering Technology Diploma

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,418 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Highlights
Capstone Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-March-2023 2023-03-15

Overview

Water Engineering Technology Diploma

This program at Okanagan is a unique blend of traditional chemical and civil engineering technology combined with innovative water-focused environmental studies. 

The program aims to educate, train and equip students to work in the water industry, where they can monitor and protect both public health and the natural environment.

The program includes courses in hydrology, hydraulics, water quality, water/wastewater treatment, operations and maintenance, and water-focused biology and chemistry. 

During the second year, students can choose between two options: Environmental Monitoring (EM) and Water and Wastewater Technology (WWT).

  • The EM option has option-specific courses in groundwater hydrology, limnology, and freshwater biology.
  • The WWT option has option-specific courses in municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, distribution and collection systems, and industrial computer controls.

All students are expected to complete a capstone technology project emphasising applying theoretical and practical experience gained in the program.

Graduates will receive a diploma in Water Engineering Technology in one of the options listed above.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,938

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,888
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,520
Tuition 1 person $18,418

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.20 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
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listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

56
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • A minimum grade of 60% in EAPD 040, EAPW 040 and EAPR 040 for admission to most other programs.
EAP Level 1Overall IELTS 5.0TOEFL iBT score of 60Duolingo score of 75-80
EAP Level 2Overall IELTS 5.5TOEFL iBT score of 71-78Duolingo score of 85-90
EAP Level 3Overall IELTS 6.0TOEFL iBT score of >78Duolingo score of 95-100

Academic background and requirement

  • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • English 12 with minimum 60% or alternatives.

Math requirement:

  • A minimum of 60% in any of:
    • Pre-calculus Grade 12
    • Principles of Mathematics 12
    • Applications of Mathematics 12
    • Adult Basic Education MATH 012
    • Okanagan College MATH 120
  • Or a minimum of 67% in any of:
    • Pre-calculus Grade 11
    • Principles of Mathematics 11
    • Adult Basic Education MATH 011
  • Or a minimum of 85% in an Okanagan College Mathematics 11 Proficiency Test
  • Chemistry 11 with a grade of 67% or better.

Career opportunities

  • Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
  • Provincial Water Monitoring Technologist
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician
  • Water Quality Technologist
  • Environmental Engineering Technologist
  • Laboratory Technologist

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