New Programs

  • Look at what is NEW for Fall 2017!

    Lambton College is launching four new programs that will begin in Fall 2017. Applications for these new programs will be accepted at starting October 1st.

    If you want to learn more about any of the new programs listed below, contact us at 519-541-2403 or at

    Electrical Engineering Technician - Power Distribution & Control

    Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

    The Electrical Engineering Technician - Power Distribution & Control program is designed to provide graduates with specialized knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in electrical power, distribution systems, protection, and control. Working both in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals and specific concepts related to power distribution and control.

    In addition to learning the fundamentals of electrical techniques, students will study power generation from traditional and emerging renewable energy systems, power distribution, connection to the grid, high voltage and transfer.

    With lessons taking place in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain both theoretical and practical, hands-on experience.

    Renovation Construction Technician

    Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

    If your ambition is to run your own renovation company or to gain employment in a successful construction company, this accelerated program is for you.

    In five terms – one of which is a co-op, students in this two-year program will cover advanced finishes, decks and porches, cabinets, trim, alternative framing systems, as well as additional components to renovation construction with an emphasis placed on eco-friendly building practices and residential and small commercial framing and layout. Through hands-on projects utilizing Lambton College’s 6,500 sq. ft. shop and 1,800 sq. ft. teaching house, theory is applied on a daily basis. Renovation Technician students participate in community-based learning projects such as rebuilding local business structures or working with non-profit organizations.

    Training is safety-based and business-focused. Courses in computer estimating and project management are key to the well-rounded education offered in this program. All training has a strong focus on safety and energy efficiency, construction and design. Students also have the opportunity to attend annual trade shows and visit local job sites in the community where they will have the opportunity to network and learn from local industries. 

    Sports & Recreation Administration

    Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

    If you have an interest in working in fast-paced and ever-changing environments, a passion to provide leadership, a desire to work in the sport and recreation industry or perhaps all three, the two-year Diploma in Sports & Recreation Administration at Lambton College is for you.

    Graduates are prepared to pursue a variety of career opportunities including team and league management, marketing and promotion, national and provincial sport organizations, recreation facilities programming, event management, athletic departments and many more.

    Through a unique combination of theory and practical learning experiences, graduates develop highly sought-after skills in communication, project management, leadership, teamwork, time management, information technology, and research. These are acquired throughout the curriculum as well as through work experiences with our unique partners including the OHL’s Sarnia Sting Hockey Club. Upon graduation, students have acquired over 150 hours of industry-related experience and have expanded their industry network.

    Workplace Safety & Prevention Technician

    Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

    Many industries, ranging from construction and manufacturing to energy and health care are seeking specially trained workers to support and promote healthier workplaces. The Workplace Safety & Prevention Technician Ontario College Diploma is a unique program designed to assist students in identifying, assessing, and managing risks in a variety of work environments. Graduates can expect to attain the competencies required to effectively implement and evaluate health and safety systems in occupational settings.

    Program curriculum will define health and safety objectives and students will develop corresponding policies and procedures. Emphasis is placed upon the understanding of legislation and recognizing, preventing and evaluating workplace hazards. Students will also develop the skills necessary to identify and report on safety and health conditions in a workplace.

    Graduates will be able to conduct risk assessments and hygiene tests to prevent hazards and harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public. These graduates may find employment in a variety of industry sectors as safety inspection, auditing, risk management, emergency management, environmental management, and human resource management roles.

    The 280-hour field placement prepares students to work with employers to address workplace health and safety. Students will be directly exposed to people, protocols and technology with a focus on injury and disease prevention in the workplace. Program curriculum prepares students for placement in a variety of occupations including all major employment sectors and within the public sector. Students will apply skills and knowledge to anticipate, evaluate, and control a variety of health risks including chemical, biological, physical, and psycho-social related hazards.

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