This Ontario College Graduate Certificate program focuses on chemical and environment laboratory analysis and provides career opportunities in laboratory-related occupations in a multitude of different industries and sectors.
The program curriculum combines elements from industrial analytical chemistry and environmental testing while at the same time equipping students with the skills to design, implement, maintain and improve a quality management industrial laboratory. Courses will place emphasis on a combination of technical and management skills in quality control and assurance, data analysis, and instrumentation control and usage.
Students with existing university undergraduate education in chemistry, biology, environmental engineering or pharmacy have the opportunity to utilize their previous theoretical learning to an applied, practical industrial laboratory and research-related setting following national and international standards.
This Lambton College program is licensed to and delivered by Cestar College (PDF), a licensed private career college in Toronto, Ontario. Students that are registered at Lambton in Toronto are students of a public college and as such, will receive full credit from Lambton College for all Lambton College courses completed at the Cestar College campus in Toronto. Students who meet program graduation requirements will graduate with a credential from Lambton College.
A university degree in Science, Pharmacy or Engineering with appropriate preparation in Math and ChemistryThe admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (International English Language Testing Score) of 6.0
(Increasing to 6.5 for September 2017)
Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
Career positions include, but are not limited to, analytical technician, biochemistry technician, biological lab technician, chemical analyst or lab technician, formulation technician, pilot plant technician, quality control technician, validation and documentation technician,and laboratory services following ISO 17025 standards.
For information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.