Water Conservation & Management – Diploma – Vermilion Campus

Live Your Career

Environmental consultants, government agencies and industry seek our graduates. You will have the flexibility to work for yourself or a for an organization.

Career choices vary. Some examples are:
  • environmental operations specialist working in an industry such as oil & gas, mining, agriculture, forestry or transportation
  • environmental regulatory specialist with government
  • environmental technology with a consulting company.
Usually you'll work as part of team doing environmental sampling and surveys, monitoring and checking compliance with water, soil, and healthy & safety regulations.

Since 2007, 100% of our graduates:
  • Are confident they have the knowledge and skills needed to start a career.
  • Were satisfied with the program and would recommend it to others.
  • Have found employment in the environmental industry or have chosen to pursue further education.

Salary potential

The average, career-related starting wage for Lakeland Environmental Science Diploma graduates is $55,786. The Alberta Wage and Salary Survey reports that environmental industry wages start at $44,800, and average $136,000.

Employers hire Lakeland Grads
  • 94% of employers would hire a Lakeland grad again
  • 100% of employers would recommend Lakeland grads to other employers
  • 97.1% of employers are satisfied with the quality of Lakeland College grads
Source: 2016 Lakeland College Employer Survey conducted by insightrix

What our Alumni say
92 % are grads are happy in their jobs. Their satisfaction goes up if the job is related to their program
Source: 2016 Lakeland College Graduate Survey of Class of 2014. Conducted by insightrix

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This program provides preparation for graduates to become an Environmental Professional (EP) with ECO Canada. Diploma graduates are eligible to apply as an Environmental Professional in Training (Ept) and can upgrade to an EP after they have completed five years of relevant experience.





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