This program trains individuals to become water and environmental sanitation technicians capable of working in municipalities, industrial facilities, government department and specialized companies, whether as consultants or representatives, both nationally and abroad.
These technicians have the skills and knowledge required to perform one or several of the following tasks:
Conducting treatment processes for drinking water, industrial water, wastewater and sludge.
Monitoring the quality and quantity of water.
Optimizing processes and reducing costs.
Handling management activities.
Verifying and implementing new equipment and procedures.
Ensuring that regulations are respected.
Providing technical assistance.
These individuals can also perform tasks in other related sectors as well as environmental tasks (soil, air and waste). The Water Sanitation program helps students develop a sense of responsibility, resourcefulness, the ability to intervene appropriately in critical situations and take on responsibilities with regards to the application of occupational health and safety regulations.
This program combines two basic training requirements: versatility and specialization. Versatility stems from the acquisition of general skills that enable architectural technologists to independently carry out the tasks they have been entrusted with. These skills also allow them to easily adapt to new and different work environments.
Lastly, the program combines two basic training requirements: versatility and specialization. Versatility stems from the acquisition of strong basic science training. The specialization required to enter the job market stems from the acquisition of specific skills directly related to the tasks carried out as part of the profession.