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SHSM 105

SHSM GRADS! Please fill out this form by April 6th! We need to know who plans to earn the SHSM diploma:

The Specialist High Skills Major program is a Ministry of Education initiative designed for students entering ANY POST SECONDARY DESTINATION. 

 The program allows students to focus some of their credits on a particular sector, gain valuable work experience, earn specialized certifications, participate in reach ahead and career explorations opportunities and earn a Specialized Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 

Information about the Specialist High Skills Major Program:

Printable PDF overview from the Ministry of Education:

Huron Heights offers the Specialist High Skills Diploma in the following SIX sectors:

Arts and Culture (can be earned in conjunction with or separately from Arts Huron Certificate)


Health and Wellness

Hospitality and Tourism



If you would like more information about specific requirements for this SHSM diploma, consult the Pathway Charts tab. 

Students should apply in Grade 10 during the Course Requests period (February) and select appropriate courses based on the pathway charts. Additional information can be found on the back of the Master Calendar distributed during course selection time as well as in Career Cruising.

Current grade 11 and 12 students are also welcome to apply.  If would like verification regarding eligibility, see Guidance.

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