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O que eu aprenderei?

The reuse of treated wastewater has become a sustainable option for minimizing water scarcity problems. Learn the skills needed for a rewarding career in municipal and industrial water/wastewater systems.

Graduates will develop a working knowledge and skills related to treatment technologies and water/wastewater systems operations including related laboratory analytics. Through in-class learning and recognized work experience they will be prepared to write industry required certification exams including the 4th class power engineering and water/wastewater treatment.

Graduates of the program will possess the following proficiencies:

perform water analysis tasks to support plant water quality targets

analyze current and past data to support plant performance decisions

apply knowledge of water/wastewater system processes including pressure vessels and power generating equipment to achieve performance requirements

perform basic preventative maintenance tasks

apply fundamental knowledge of chemistry and biology to maintain process performance

operate according to all applicable regulatory guidelines

collaborate with stakeholders to achieve optimum process performance

control water/wastewater collection and distribution systems

run high-pressure boiler and steam systems

Is this the right fit for me?

Students with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT programs.

An interest in science and mathematics would be an asset. Specific interest in chemistry and biology is desirable.

Career opportunities:

Graduates can pursue job opportunities:

  • as a junior water/wastewater operator
  • in sales positions at water treatment and processing companies
  • in a 4th Class Power Engineer position at municipal, industrial, equipment manufacturing facilities
  • in entry-level positions at any steam generation facility, power generation facility, water recycling company, environmental consulting company or at emerging water technology systems companies.

Related careers include:

  • environmental technician

De qual departamento farei parte?

MacPhail School of Energy

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

CAD$23.069,00 (R$ 94.352) por ano
Prazo para inscrição

7 September 2021

Data de início

7 Setembro 2021


Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

1301-16 Avenue NW,


Alberta (AB),

T2M 0L4, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

SAIT accepts high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider Academic Upgrading.

English language requirement:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 in each skill/category

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A minimum score of 20 in each category

Pearson Test of English (PTE): A score of 53 in each section.


Applications for fall 2021 open Oct. 7, 2020 and are accepted until the program start date.