The Industrial Environmental Engineering Technician Technical Diploma is a 17 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

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Emergency Spill & Response (10506106)


Examines the emergency response procedures a first responder may need to initiate as covered by OSHA 29CFR 1910.120. In addition, learners will examine initial containment and site security measures that may be used following a release of a hazardous substance and the effects of hazardous substance releases and the procedures to be followed if there is a release.

Environmental Regulations & Compliance (10506103)


Examines the laws and regulations related to environmental compliance. Topics will include, the Environmental Protection Agency, air pollution, water and waste-water, waste both hazardous and non-hazardous, and the hazardous communication program requirements. Each section will explore the background of the specified topics, along with relating each to the industrial workplace. Professionals in the environmental health and safety fields will utilize this information to devise gap analyses for their workplace along with implementation and training in order to comply with federal, state, and local compliance requirements.

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OSHA Compliance (10449105)


Reviews Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance. Covers the history, mission, employee/employer rights, compliance process, violations/citations and penalties. Top OSHA compliance violations will be discussed and compared to leading workplace injuries. The final capstone project will involve conducting a simulated mock OSHA inspection of a workplace. From this base knowledge the student will be able to initiate and/or evaluate OSHA compliance in a work setting.

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College 101 (10890165)


Examines proven strategies designed to help learners achieve greater personal, academic, and professional success. Learners will apply personal responsibility thinking and behaviors; self- management, awareness, and motivation strategies; as well as interdependence skills to develop a proactive life plan.

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Environmental Management Systems (10506100)


Examines environmental management principles, systems, and supporting techniques to initiate and/or improve an organization's environmental management system. From this base knowledge, the learner can coordinate environmental policies and objectives in an orderly, consistent manner into existing functional areas such as operation, finance, quality and occupational health and safety.

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Fundamentals Of Industrial Hygiene (10506104)


Introduces the concept of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace hazards. The learner will explore the pathways and routes of exposure and focus on fundamental concepts of Industrial Hygiene in the manufacturing setting. Also, the learner will be exposed to tools and resources to use to develop plans to minimize or eliminate hazards in the workplace as a safety professional.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions


An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.


A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

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