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The Community Based Environmental Monitoring Training Program (CEMT)

The Community Based Environmental Monitoring Training Program (CEMT)

The University nuhelot’įne thaiyots’į , nistameyimâkanak Blue Quills (UnBQ) in partnership with the Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association (TCETSA) is pleased to announce the Community Based Environmental Monitoring Training Program (CEMT).

The CEMT is an accredited environmental monitoring training program brokered from Keyano College with an emphasis on Indigenous knowledges and worldviews.

The CEMT program offers an academic and technical approach, and graduates will be employment ready.  The CEMT Certificate credits acquired are also transferable into diploma and degree programs.

Indigenous ecological and cultural/spiritual knowledge is central to the program and can be used for conservation and environmental integrity efforts.

Course Curriculum incudes:

  • ENVM 102A, Wildlife Monitoring and Fisheries
  • ENVM 101A, Mapping and Navigation
  • ENVM 103A, Vegetation Monitoring
  • ENVM 106A, Water and Snow Monitoring and Hydrology
  • ENVM 107A, Air Monitoring
  • ENVM 108A, Habitat Monitoring
  • ENVM 109A, Soil Monitoring
  • INDST 101A, Indigenous Science
  • ENVT 111: Health and Safety for the Environmental Industry
  • IYIS 101A: Indigenous Identity and World View
  • COMM 201: Interpersonal Communication and Introductory Computer Skills.

The CEMT program will be a 10-month classroom and field study program following UnBQ semesters (winter start) with a 2-month cooperative placement with employers (spring and summer semesters) and a fall semester program end date with expected completion in December 2022.

Please contact Kuni Albert at 780 645 4455 ext 140 and/or at

In addition to the application potential students will be interviewed prior to selection.

BQ Application for Admission 2021-2122 CEMT

TCETSA_Environmental Monitoring Poster