Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run weekdays, weekends or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.
The Ministry of the Environment Entry Level Drinking Water Operator course is incorporated into the program with a certificate granted after successful completion of the course and program. Program courses also prepare you to write the Water/Waste Water Operator in Training (OIT) and the Water Quality Analyst (WQA) exams. These certificates are required to work in water treatment plants and are highly valued in the Water/ Waste Water Industry.
Visit the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Sciences website www.riverinstitute.ca and the Walkerton Clean Water Agency website http://www.wcwc.ca.
Students from health sciences program on placement are covered by Workplace Safety and Insurance Board(WSIB) coverage in the event of an incident.
To be eligible:
- A student must be currently registered in the program;
- The placement must be sanctioned by the educational institution;
- The student must not be paid for the placement.
BSc graduates are eligible to complete the program in one year. Please contact the program coordinator for more information.