Chemical Laboratory Technology
Fall 2017 start: applications open on Oct. 19, 2016.
- Two-year diploma
- Fall start
- Includes a one-week practicum
- Includes a 12-month co-op program (optional)
Want a career that's sure to get a positive reaction? In the Chemical Laboratory Technology program you'll learn the fundamentals in chemistry, get hands-on experience performing experiments and analyzing samples in laboratories, and you can participate in a 12-month paid work placement program. As a Chemical Laboratory Technologist you'll work in a wide range of industrial and research settings.
Graduates find work as chemical technologists, laboratory technologists, research technologists, technical sales and service specialists and technical assistants in the chemical industry. Opportunities exist in petroleum and natural gas processing, petrochemicals, metallurgical refining, food and beverage processing, agriculture, environmental consulting and government departments of agriculture, forestry and education.
Students with higher grades and recent upgrading in Math 30 (Pure Math) and Chemistry 30 will experience more success in this program.
Additionally, students who experience success in this program have good work ethics and communication skills.