Gain specialized, marketable lab skills in chemical analysis.
With a Chemical Laboratory Technician diploma from Sheridan, you can enter some of Canada's most dynamic industries. Environmental services, energy, health care, and other rapidly growing sectors rely on chemical analysis and research - and they all need laboratory technician college graduates with specialized skills for the chemical lab.
Sheridan's Chemical Lab Technician diploma program provides excellent facilities with current technology and many opportunities for hands-on experience. You'll work directly with the same sophisticated instrumentation that's used in research and industry, while taking chemical lab technician college courses in:
- Instrumental analysis and analytical chemistry
- Organic and inorganic chemistry
- Chemical and related industries
- Environmental science
Flexible Options for Work and Study
The chemical lab technician diploma program begins with a solid academic foundation with courses in organic and inorganic chemistry, calculus and advanced science. Course credits can be transferred (either before or after graduation) directly to the Chemical Engineering Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology - Environmental or Environmental Technician programs at Sheridan, making the Chemical Laboratory Technician option extremely flexible.
Graduates of these programs have an excellent record of continuing their study at universities to obtain degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering and related disciplines.
The Chemical Laboratory Technician Program is nationally accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board. Graduates have completed all the academic requirements for professional certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). Additional requirements for certification exist and are established by OACETT. Graduates are also eligible for membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada.
Chemical Laboratory Technician courses are taught at the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.