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  1. STUDENTINFORMATION SESSION

  2. WHAT IS A SHSM? Students completing all SHSM requirements will receive a Red Seal on their Ontario Secondary School Diploma This designation is recognized by employers, colleges and universities. A Ministry approved specialized career focused program that allows students to acquire technical knowledge and skills in a specific area. SHSMs assist students in the transition from secondary school to: • the Workplace • Apprenticeships • College • University

  3. WHY A SHSM? No matter which path you follow after high school, you will have a better idea of your direction and future career choice when graduating with a SHSM Red Seal. • Understand how and why your classes apply to your future career • Obtain training and certifications from experienced industry staff • Learn on the job skills during your co-op placement • Gain experience in your field of interest

  4. There Are 5 Required Components For SHSM What are CLAs? CLAs are Contextualized Learning Activities where students will complete anywhere between 6-10 hours of contextualized experiences , along side their non-SHSM classmates, in their required credits. CLAs fit in directly with Ministry Expectations for each course, the difference being that the approach has a direct connection back to the sector. REQUIRED COMPONENT #1 A bundle of 8-10 Grade 11 and Grade 12 credits The credits make up the bundle include: • four major sports credits • three other required credits in English, mathematics and a choice depending on which sector you choose. In these courses some expectations are met through learning activities contextualized (CLAs) to the sports sector

  5. Application Form for Sport Performance or Management Focus Name_____CurrentGrade____Date______ Destination Pathway (check one): University College Workplace Apprenticeship COURSE SELECTION CHART Keep your destination pathway in mind when making your course selections. Please identify the courses that you will be selecting for next year checking off the appropriate course codes. If going into grade 11, you will meet with your counsellor next year before selecting your grade 12 courses. If you are planning on applying to university, you will need U or M credits to apply. Please make certain to see your counsellor if you require assistance. OR

  6. Application Form for Landscape, Environmental Design, Retail Horticulture & Floristry Focus Name_____CurrentGrade____Date______ Destination Pathway (check one): University College Workplace Apprenticeship COURSE SELECTION CHART Keep your destination pathway in mind when making your course selections. Please identify the courses that you will be selecting for next year checking off the appropriate course codes. If going into grade 11, you will meet with your counsellor next year before selecting your grade 12 courses. If you are planning on applying to university, you will need U or M credits to apply. Please make certain to see your counsellor if you require assistance.

  7. Required Component #2 CO-OP/OSP Students must earn a minimum of two cooperative education credits. Co-op provides authentic learning experiences in a workplace setting, enabling students to refine, extend, apply, and practice sector-specific knowledge and skills. Through co-op, students also use their Ontario School Passport which documents the essential skills & habits required in the sector.

  8. Required Component #3 Seven sector-recognized certifications and/or training courses/programs Of the seven certifications, four are compulsory : • CPR • First Aid • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) • Automated External Defibrillation (AED) The remaining three are electives that must be chosen based on a student’s area of focus and interest.

  9. Required Component #4 Experiential Learning & Career Exploration Activities Opportunities might include: • one-on-one observation of a cooperative education student at a placement in the sector (job twinning) • a day-long observation of an employee in the sector (job shadowing) • a one- or two-week work experience with a member of an industry association or a professional in the sector (work experience) • a volunteer experience • participation in a class in the sector • a tour of a sector facility • attendance at a sector career fair.

  10. Required Component #5 Reach Ahead Experiences Students are provided with opportunities to take the next steps along their chosen pathway. Examples include: • Apprenticeship: visiting an approved apprenticeship delivery agent in the sector • College: interviewing a college student enrolled in a sector-specific program • University: observing a university class in a sector-related program • Workplace: interviewing an employee in the sector

  11. HOW DO I GET STARTED? Take home an application package and discuss the SHSM with you parent(s)/guardian(s). Meet with your counsellor or the SHSM Lead for clarification if need be. • Ms. Healey – Landscape, Environmental Design, Retail Horticulture & Floristry • Mr. McCabe – Sport Performance & Sport Management Complete the application package ASAP, making certain that all tasks are finished in full. Submit completed package to your guidance counsellor.