Environmental Resources Technology Certificate Program
The Environmental Resources Technology Certificate program provides students with the skill set necessary for data collection work in the field. Students will learn field skills such as tree and plant identification, navigation skills, mapping skills for use in the field and with geographic information systems, soils identification, resource measurements (distance, heights, slope, diameters, and elevation) and fire ecology. This generalist approach gives students various career paths they can travel within the natural resources sector. Since many students will work within BC First Nations traditional territories, courses in Ethno science and Aboriginal case law are key to provide an understanding of the uniqueness and impact that First Nation people have on the land base. Upon completion, students can latter into the Diploma Program.