FHS Business SHSM

What certifications do you need? How do you get them?

Business SHSM students at FFHS will be able to gain their 4 compulsory and 2 elective certifications with training offered through the school SHSM program, with costs covered for training arranged through the school. Some students may have completed training elsewhere that they can apply to their SHSM.

Four Compulsory Certifications:

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level C - includes automated external defibrillation (AED)

customer service

Standard First Aid

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) - generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction

Two Electives - from the list below:

  • business etiquette
  • cash handling and register training
  • counterfeit detection
  • effective networking
  • equity and inclusion
  • ergonomics
  • ethical considerations
  • fraud prevention
  • fundraising
  • health and safety – basic
  • leadership skills
  • negotiation training
  • personality inventory
  • portfolio development
  • project management
  • public speaking
  • retail representative
  • sector-specific software 1
  • specialized business program/competition (e.g., regional or provincial level DECA, Junior Achievement Company Program, Stock Market Competition, Make Your Pitch, Summer Company Program)
  • successful exhibiting