This program emphasizes the cognitive and technical skills needed to enter and advance in environmental technology careers in both the private and public sectors. This is a career field that utilizes the principles of science, engineering, communication and economics to protect and enhance safety, health and natural resources.
Upon completion of the Environmental Technology program, students are able to:
- Communicate and discuss current environmental topics and be able to provide an overview of environmental technology
- Apply scientific, technical, and communication skills and knowledge to specific tasks Be proficient at using state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation to perform air, water, and soil analysis
- Be certified in 40-hour OSHA for hazardous waste Conduct monitoring in the field and demonstrate the ability to analyze the data in a laboratory setting
- Be proficient in a discipline of environmental technology, including coastal zone management, hazardous waste site assessment, geographic information systems, wastewater management, water quality, energy efficiency and/or renewable energy.
A technician is a person who applies scientific, technical and communication skills and knowledge to specific tasks. Technicians have strong written and oral communication skills, basic science skills, broad computer skills and practical hands-on training in the field and the laboratory. Technicians need to be proficient at using state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation to perform air, water and soil analysis. These are workers who can attend to details and can problem solve and quickly apply what they have learned.
Program Link: http://www.capecod.edu/web/natsci/env
- Institution Name: Cape Cod Community College
- Department: Dept. of Natural Sciences
- Address: 2240 Iyannough Road, West Barnstable, MA 02668
- Website: http://www.capecod.edu
- Name: Denise Hedderig
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 508-362-2131 x4780