SHSM Programs at Port Colborne High School
Port Colborne High School offers Specialist High Skills Major programs in
- Arts and Culture
- Health and Wellness
Specialist High Skills Majors let students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Students receive the SHSM's seal on their diploma when they
- complete a specific bundle of 8-10 courses in the student's selected field
- earn valuable industry certifications including first aid and CPR qualifications
- gain important skills on the job with employers.
Students may sign up for a SHSM program starting grade 11. SHSM is designed for students who are:
- heading for an apprenticeship, training, college, university or the workplace.
- wanting to identify, explore and refine their career goals and make informed choices about their next steps after secondary school.