How do students benefit?

This component of the SHSM enables students to acquire knowledge and skills related to health and safety, along with sector-specific certifications and training. Students with sector-recognized certifications and training have an advantage when entering the workforce.


SHSM consists of 4 required components:

1) Bundled credits (Majors, Other, Co-op)

A defined bundle of credits consisting of eight to ten Grade 11 and Grade 12 credits, including cooperative education credits

2) Certification and training

Sector-recognized certifications and training courses and programs

3) Experiential learning and career exploration activities

Experiential learning and career exploration activities within the sector

4) Reach ahead experiences

Learning experiences connected with the student's postsecondary plans