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Specialist High Skills Major Programs

What is a Specialist High Skills Major program or a SHSM?

An SHSM 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.

How is a Specialist High Skills Major
recognized?

Students who successfully complete an SHSM receive:
• an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with an embossed red seal
• an SHSM Record documenting his/her achievement
• formal recognition on his/her Ontario Student Transcript.

SHSM-Agriculture

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Agriculture

SHSM-Construction

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Construction

For more information about the skilled trades, 
Apprenticeship: www.apprenticesearch.com
DSBN OYAP: http://oyap.dsbn.org/skilled-trades/about-skilled-trades


 

SHSM-Manufacturing

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Manufacturing

For more information about the skilled trades, 
Apprenticeship: www.apprenticesearch.com
DSBN OYAP: http://oyap.dsbn.org/skilled-trades/about-skilled-trades