The Natural Resources Extension Program (NREP) at Vancouver Island University (VIU) is offering a new Environmental Professional Certificate Program to start September 2009. This 6-month professional-level certificate will provide students with leading-edge and practical environmental, fisheries, aquatic, safety and communication skills. The EPCP will focus on field skills training and applications. If you enjoy working outdoors in difficultÂ terrian and have an eye for detail this might be the occupation for you.Â
ECO Canada, an organization that represents the Canadian environmental sector,Â reports that approximately 10.1% of organizations from across Canada have one or more environmental employees.Â ECO Canada also publishes labour market information andÂ in aÂ 2007 report on Canadian Environmental Employment they reported that the anticipated growth in environmental employment in Canada will be slightly above the projected increase in total employment.