Specialist High Skills Major Programs (SHSM)

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Contact: Mrs Sheri Eady.

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Programs allow high school students to take a concentration of courses that match their skills and interests. These programs are being offered at a variety of schools throughout the Board.

The following SHSMs are hosted at South Carleton:


Health and Wellness: Community Support Services

Further your studies while exploring careers related to community support services such as geriatric services workers, youth workers, early childhood educators, and fitness trainers.
Prerequisite: None
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Eligible Courses


Information and Communications Technology: Digital Photography, Media and Imaging 

Focus your passion for media design and production using our advanced studios. You will develop skills used in a variety of industries: including graphic design, game design, animation, film and photography. Certifications depend on the pathway students are interested in pursuing. 
Prerequisite: None.
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Eligible Courses


Manufacturing: Fabrication

Experience the fabrication and tool & die trades through on-site and in-class projects which focus on design, fabrication, and quality control standards as they relate to the manufacturing industry.
Prerequisite: None
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Eligible Courses


Construction: House Building

Work with your teacher and a home-building company to construct/renovate a house, or build/modify other structures. Gain valuable hands-on experience while you learn traditional and advanced construction techniques.
Prerequisite: Students must be 16 years of age or older.
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Eligible Courses


Transportation: Automotive Service and Repair

Develop technical knowledge and skills as you study, test, service, and repair engine management systems; power trains; steering/control, suspension, brake, and body systems on automotive vehicles and/or small-engine products.
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Eligible Courses


Other specialist high skills are available at other schools - find out more from the OCDSB website.

 

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