Specialist High Skills Majors

The Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) program offers students the opportunity to explore a specific community, or economic and/or industrial sector in preparation for post-secondary destinations in one of four pathways: Apprenticeship, College, University or Workplace.

SHSMs include specified, bundled credits, sector-recognized certifications, ‘Reach Ahead’ activities and development of the Ontario Skills Passport.

The Waterloo Region District School Board currently offers six SHSM Sectors:

Arts & Culture

Available at:

Business

Available at:

Environment

Available at:

Health Care Fitness and Health

Available at:

Information & Communications Technology

Available at:

Sport

Available at:

Transportation

Available at:

Additional information regarding the Specialist High Skills Major program is available by contacting a senior elementary guidance counselor, a secondary guidance counselor or the Waterloo Region District School Board Education Centre, 519 570 0003