SCSS Specialist High Skills Major Program
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Requirements

Students in both (AC) and (ICT) SHSM will complete the following 5 required components while fulfilling the requirements of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD):

1. Defined Bundle of Credits

2. Sector recognized Certifications and Training Programs

Important Note: Certifications and workplace-related health and safety courses taken as part of the SHSM program do not remove the obligation of the employer to provide workplace-, site-, and equipment-specific training. Ontario employers are obligated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to provide workplace-specific health and safety training to every worker and to ensure that workers are aware of hazards, processes, procedures and rules related to safety in their workplace. SHSM certifications and training programs are a complement to - but not a replacement for - the health and safety training obligations of employers.

3. Engage in Experiential Learning

4. Engage in 'Reach Ahead' experiences

5. Use the Ontario Skills Passport (OSP)