Specialty Programming

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For ALL Specialty Pathway Options offered across Halton Catholic, please go to: Halton Pathways Website 

Dual Credits!

The School College Work Initiative is co-funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities and co-managed under the leadership of the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE). Through the School College Work Initiative, school boards and colleges partner to offer Dual Credit Programs that allow senior high school students to simultaneously earn high school and college credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and a college diploma or Level 1 Apprenticeship Training.

Our Halton school boards are currently partnering with Sheridan College. For information on Dual Credit programs, please contact the offering school.

What do you get?

  • ONE High School Credit and ONE COLLEGE credit.
  • Transportation to campus is PAID for.
  • Great experience about a possible career!

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COURSES OFFERED (SEMESTER 2 ) – See us in Student Services to Apply! 

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  • Halton Electric – OYAP (@BR)

  • Robotics Fundamentals- NEW!

  • Hardware Troubleshooting Maintenance

  • Intro to Trades

  • Electrical A & B

  • Construction A & B

  • Business with Multiboards (Marketing)

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  • Animal Care

  • Art Fundamentals (Drawing Systems & Theory)

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Makeup for Media & Creative Arts

  • Media Fundamentals (Sound Design & Design Tech)

  • Public Safety (Police Career Prep)

  • Exploring the Trades

  • Plumbing

  • Precision Machining & Welding

SEE YOUR COUNSELLOR FOR AN APPLICATION! 

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)

A Specialist High Skills Major (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).

These programs let students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests. Each Specialist High Skills Major is a bundle of 8 to 12 courses within a selected field/sector completed in Grades 11 and 12. Students choosing a SHSM program learn on the job with employers as well in school, earning valuable industry certification and training related to their chosen sector.

Holy Trinity offers SHSMs in:

For information on all programs available in the Halton region, visit the Halton Pathways Website and contact your Guidance Counsellor in Student Services.

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Programs (OYAP)

OYAP is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.

Coop is a part of each of these programs and while in coop, these students can also be registered as an OYAP apprentice by contacting the OYAP board representative.

Thomas Merton Adult & Continuing Education (Oakville)

The Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education serves more than 11,000 residents of Halton Region in a diverse array of programs. It provides secondary school credit courses through Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School in:

  • Night School
  • Summer School
  • Adult Day School
  • International Education
  • Independent Learning Courses, and e-Learning.

With its partners in Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) at the federal level and the provincial Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI), the Halton Catholic District School Board provides adult language training and settlement services to newcomers and those Canadians requiring English or French language enhancement.