|The Specialist High Skills Major program is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students 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.
Each Specialist High Skills Major is a bundle of 8 to 10 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 as in school, earning valuable industry certification and training related to their chosen sector.
Key Benefits of a Specialist High Skills Major
Pursuing a SHSM helps students to:
Students who successfully complete a SHSM receive:
To Learn more about SHSM Programs:
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Interested in a program? Take a look at the application and fact sheet below: