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The Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Programs in Information & Communications Technology, Non-Profit, and Sports at Marshall McLuhan C.S.S. offer students the opportunity to explore a specific area or career of interest and acquire knowledge, skills, and experience that will assist them in their post-secondary pathway: apprenticeship, training, college, university and the workplace. 


Each SHSM Program includes: 


ü  Bundle of Credits

Consisting of eight to ten Grade 11 and Grade 12 credits, including Cooperative Education and the completion of Contextualized Learning Activities in specified courses


ü  Certification and training

Sector-recognized certifications and training courses/programs of which CPR Level C, First Aid & WHMIS are mandatory certifications


ü  Experiential learning and career exploration activities

Experiential learning and career exploration activities within the sector, such as guest speakers, career fair/panel, etc.


ü  Reach ahead experiences

Learning experiences connected with the student’s post-secondary plans, such as Skills Canada competition, university/college lectures, dual-credit experience, etc.


ü  Essential Skills and work habits

Workplace skills recorded in the Ontario Skills Passport


Upon graduation, students who complete a SHSM program will receive:


ü  An OSSD with an embossed red seal

ü  An SHSM Record Card documenting achievement placed in the student’s OSR