Trades & Technology


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Environmental Technology Program

Program description

The Environmental Technology Program is a two-year diploma program that incorporates classroom and practical lab and field experiences to develop learner skills.

Graduates of the program will possess the necessary skills to meet the growing demand for environmental practitioners in such fields as resource development and management, fish and wildlife conservation, environmental protection, parks management, environmental assessment, waste management, environmental research, and environmental education.



Trades training with Nunavut Arctic College prepares our graduates to fill exciting, high-paying jobs in a wide range of skilled trades careers. Nunavut's growing economy will need skilled labour for many years to come!

The trades are divided into the following categories.

  • Apprenticeship.

  • Pre-Apprenticeship.

  • Foundation.

  • Occupation.

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  • Pre-Apprenticeship Carpenter
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Housing Maintainer
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Apprenticeship and Oil Heat Systems Technician (formerly Oil Burner Mechanic)
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Plumber
  • Pre-Apprenticeship Electrician
  • Apprenticeship Carpenter
  • Apprenticeship Housing Maintainer
  • Apprenticeship Oil Heat Systems Technician (formerly Oil Burner Mechanic)
  • Apprenticeship Plumber (Gasfitter) Levels 1&2
  • Electrician Levels 1&2



  • Pre-Trades
  • Culinary Arts
  • Heavy Equipment Operator