What is a SHSM?
The Specialist High Skills (SHSM) Major is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows grade 11 & 12 students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Successful completiono of a SHSM is indicated on the student's Ontario Secondary School Diploma by a red seal.
How does it benefit students?
A SHSM allows a student to experience a range of customized learning opportunities in an area that interests them, and helps engage them in their school programs.
- 2 Credit Co-op
- Reach Ahead Experience (i.e. Tours, Trips, Guest Speakers, Sector Certifications)
- Experiential Learning & Career Expectations
- Bundle of Credits (8 Credit)
- Certificates and Training Programs
SOME OF THE SECTOR CERTIFICATIONS OFFERED:
- First Aid, CPR-Level C, WHMIS
- Specialty Training in Various Art Forms
- Proper Lifting & Carrying Techniques
- Customer Service
- Stage Combat
- Ladder and Manlift Training
SOME OF THE REACH-AHEAD EXPERIENCES OFFERED:
Arts & Culture SHSM Moments