Chemical Engineering Technologist

Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available

Start dates
January 2024

September 2024

January 2025

September 2025

About this program

Chemical Engineering Technologist

Chemical engineering technicians and technologists are at the heart of many growing fields, from leading-edge research around alternative fuels to protecting the safety of our food and water supply. Prepare for an exciting career working in high-tech labs with real-world results.

Admission requirements

Required academic preparation

  • OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the general, advanced, (C), (U) or (M) level,AND
  • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent OR
  • Mature applicant

Recommended academic preparation

  • Grade 12 Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics at the (C), (U) or general level
  • Applicants with a related degree or diploma may be considered for advanced standing or direct entry into year two

Is it for you?

Students who thrive in this program:

  • Have a good grounding in math and science.
  • Are inquisitive.
  • Pay meticulous attention to detail.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.

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Program content

First Year - Semester One

  • Cell Biology Lab
  • Cell Biology Lecture
  • Communications
  • Foundation Skills in Science
  • Introduction to Applied Chemistry-Lab
  • Introduction to Applied Chemistry-Lecture
  • Mathematics for Biosciences 1
  • Organic Chemistry 1

First Year - Semester Two

  • Applied Chemistry 2
  • Applied Chemistry 2 LAB
  • Applied Organic Chem Techniques
  • Industrial Processes
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Mathematics for Biosciences 2
  • Organic Chemistry 2

Second Year - Semester Three

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Data Analysis 1
  • Instrumentation 1 Lab
  • Instrumentation 1 Theory
  • Microbiology

Second Year - Semester Four

  • Analytical Chemistry 2
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Instrumentation 2
  • Placement One Week
  • Polymer Chemistry

Third Year - Semester Five

  • Analytical Instrumentation
  • Biochemistry
  • Data Analysis 2
  • Extraction Technology
  • Organic Chemistry - Chromatography

Third Year - Semester Six

  • Applied Projects 1
  • Applied Projects 2
  • Good Manufacturing Practices

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.


  • Domestic Tuition: $2,722.08
  • Full-Time Ancillary Fees:* $1,308
  • Total: $4,030.08
  • Additional Program Costs: $1,516 (year one)


Credential: Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma (Technologist)

Experiential learning

Study in the newly equipped Bay of Quinte Skills Centre:

  • Understand the principles and techniques of organic and analytical chemistry, chemical engineering and industrial processes.
  • Gain applied skills with chemical instrumentation, extraction technology, health and safety, and microbiology techniques.
  • Apply theory to practice with problem-based assignments.
  • Graduates are prepared to work in research and development, analyze and interpret data, manage lab operations, assess analytical methods and develop new techniques.
  • Observe chemical engineers in action with tours of professional lab facilities.
  • Applied project learning and field placements in the second and third years provide practical experience, preparing you for a smooth transition to the workforce with a wide range of skills.

Career paths

Find your career

Chemical engineering technicians and technologists work for:

  • Government agencies.
  • Educational institutions.
  • Industries including food production, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, plastics, pulp and paper, mining, metallurgy and nuclear energy.

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About this institute

Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology

Loyalist College will be Ontario’s Destination College, known locally, nationally, and internationally as a deliberate choice of students, faculty, and staff, where their experiences are enabled by an engaged and supportive culture....

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A Great experience at loyalist college! Small-sized classrooms compared to other colleges which allow for better relationships with your professors. They just don’t teach you based on the curriculum, they prepare you for the actual workforce, organizing career fairs occasionally to help soon-to-be grads network, and find the dream job. In sum...

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Loyalist College of Applied Arts & Technology

376 Wallbridge Loyalist Road, Box 4200
K8N 5B9 Belleville Ontario

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