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John Cabot Catholic Secondary School
"Faith, Hope and Charity"
  • John Cabot Catholic Secondary School
  • 635 Willowbank Trail
  • Mississauga ON , L4W 3L6
  • Principal: Christopher Vincent
  • Vice Principal(s): Olivia Faraone
    Mary Cutrara

  • Superintendents: Dulcie Belchior
  • Trustee: Mario Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 3)
    Stefano Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 4)
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Business SHSM

What is a Specialist High Skills Major Program (SHSM)?

The John Cabot SHSM offerings are ministry-approved specialized programs that allow students in their final two years of high school to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements to graduate from secondary school.  It also assists in their transition after graduation to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace.​

How will the Business SHSM benefit you as a student?​

 🔴 You will participate in 6 sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses/programs 

(3 compulsory and a choice of 3 elective) from a list of additional certifications and training courses/programs.

🔴 Experiential learning & career exploration activities within the sector.

 🔴 “Reach ahead” experiences connected with the student’s post-secondary pathway.

🔴​ Development of essential skills and work habits required in the sector 

and use of the Ontario Skills Passport (OSP) for purposes of documentation.​

What happen​s at Graduation?​

 🔴 You will receive a special designation on your diploma signifying that you completed your specialized high school major requirements

🔴 You will be part of a select group who will wear a SHSM graduation sash showcasing your sucess.​

​​​Pathways Course Selection

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Kind Words from Alumni

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