Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)

The Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program is a Pathways program that allows students to focus their learning on a career path that matches their skills and interests. SHSM programs include a compulsory bundle of 8 to 12 Grade 11 and 12 courses, industry certification/training and experiential learning from the chosen sector. Students in Grade 11 and 12 choose a major sector areas such as:

  • Business

  • Construction

  • Arts & Culture

  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Information & Communications Technology

  • Justice, Community Safety & Emergency Services

  • Health & Wellness

  • Horticulture & landscaping

  • Social Justice

  • Sports

  • Transportation

  • Manufacturing

  • Hospitality & Tourism

At Milton, we are pleased to offer six (6) SHSM programs in the areas of Construction, Engineering/Robotics & Manufacturing, Health & Wellness, Music & Audio Production, Social Justice & Transportation.


Program Lead - Christopher Jones


Robert Cino

Eric Daviau

Andy Sterpin


Jennifer de Jager

Suse Ferreira

Music & Audio Production

Chris Carson-Foster

Dan Cummings

Social Justice

Jamie Newman

Allison Welbourn


Dan Bujold

SHSM Presentation - For Teachers