154 College Street

Sudbury ON,

P3C 4Y2


Courses focused towards a career


What are they?

Specialist High Skills Majors let students 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 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 through cooperative education placements.


Who are they for?

Grade 11 and 12 students who are:

• heading for apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace

• wanting to identify, explore and refine their career goals and make informed choices about their next steps after secondary school.


How can they help?

Students have the opportunity to:

• gain important skills on the job with actual employers, at skills training centres and at school

• earn valuable industry certifications, including first aid and CPR qualifications.


For more information regarding SHSM, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Education


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