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Specialist High Skills Major Programs (SHSM)

SHSM








The SHSM is a ministry approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and assists in their transition from secondary school to apprenticeship training, college, university, or the workplace. Every SHSM must include the following five components:

SHSM

  • A bundle of 8-10 grade 11 and 12 credits
  • Sector recognized certifications and/or training courses
  • Experiential learning activities within the sector
  • "Reach Ahead" experiences connected with the student's chosen post secondary pathway
  • Completion of a "Sector Partnered Contextualized Experience"

Benefits to students enrolled in a SHSM Program:

  • Gain important skills on the job with actual employers, at skills training centers and at school
  • Earn valuable industry certifications, including first aid and CPR qualifications

For more information on the programs offered in our schools, click on the links below:

Sectors School Information
Arts & Culture F. J. Brennan Catholic High School
St. Joseph's Catholic High School
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School
Aviation & Aerospace Assumption College Catholic High School
Business Holy Names Catholic High School
St. Joseph's Catholic High School
Computer Engineering Robotics Holy Names Catholic High School
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School
Construction Cardinal Carter Catholic Secondary School
F.J. Brennan Catholic High School
St. Joseph's Catholic High School
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School
Health & Wellness Cardinal Carter Catholic Secondary School
Holy Names Catholic High School
St. Anne Catholic High School
St. Joseph's Catholic High School
St. Michael's Catholic High School (Adult)
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School
Hospitality & Tourism Assumption College Catholic High School
Cardinal Carter Catholic Secondary School
F. J. Brennan Catholic High School
Holy Names Catholic High School
Information & Communication Technology St. Anne Catholic High School
St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School
Justice Community Safety & Emergency Services St. Anne Catholic High School
Manufacturing St. Anne Catholic High School
Non-Profit F.J. Brennan Catholic High School
St. Joseph's Catholic High School
Sports Catholic Central High School
F. J. Brennan Catholic High School

 

SHSM Links

For further information on SHSM availability, please contact:

Pathways, Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Program, Physical and Outdoor Education
Mike St.Pierre
(519) 253-2481 ext. 1138
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