The Specialist High Skills Majors Program at David and Mary Thomson
SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that enables students to complete their OSSD, focus learning in a specific economic sector and supports transitions to college, apprenticeship, university and the workplace. Every SHSM must include the following components: 8-12 bundled credits in grade 11 & 12; sector-recognized certifications, experiential learning including 2 compulsory credits in co-op; reach ahead activities such as post-secondary visits; development of the Essential Skills and documentation of the Ontario Skills Passport. Sixteen economic sectors are represented and all boards must have Ministry approval in order to offer an SHSM.
David and Mary Thomson Collegiate is privileged to offer two of these highly specialized programs:
Click on program of your choice to learn more details of the specialized program offered at David and Mary Thomson.
Last Updated on Monday, 26 September 2016 15:36
Reminders for SHSM Graduates
A reminder to SHSM students who are in a position to graduate at the end of this year to check with Ms. Takas (H&W) or Mr. Wires (ICT) to ensure that all of your certifications, volunteer hours, and reach ahead experiences have been properly documented and recorded so that you can graduate with your SHSM seal.