Specialist High Skills Major
Through the Student Success initiative, Ontario secondary schools are offering expanded programs to help meet students’ individual learning styles and interests. These programs allow students to customize their high school experience through a variety of new and enhanced learning options. These options include Specialist High Skills Majors and help to meet the needs, interests and strengths of all students, engaging them in learning and better preparing them for graduation and beyond.
What is a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
A Specialist High Skills Majors is a ministry-approved specialized program. It allows students to focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Students receive the SHSM's seal on their diploma when they:
* complete a specific bundle of 8-10 courses in the student's selected field
* earn valuable industry certifications including first aid and CPR qualifications
* gain important skills on the job with employers
We offer the following Specialist High Skills Majors (for more info click on each):
to find out about benefits of taking Specialist High Skills Majors.
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