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What is a Specialist High Skills Major in Sports?

 

A bundle of 9 credits in Grade 11 and 12 that includes:
  • 4 SPORTS MAJOR CREDITS

  • 2 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION CREDITS, and

  • 3 OTHER COURSES (from English, Math, Science, Humanities, Business/Technology, Art)

 

Unique Program Features:

  • Students receive 6 SPORTS-SECTOR RELATED CERTIFICATIONS (at no cost):

    • Examples: Standard First Aid, CPR Level C, AED, WHMIS, Sports Taping, Outdoor Education, Leadership, Fitness, GPS, Outdoor Survival, Paddling, and more

  • Experiential Learning and Career Exploration in the Sports Field:

    • Examples: Job Shadowing opportunities and field trips to University/College programs

  • Reach Ahead Activities:

    • Examples: McMaster University Kinesiology Lab, University of Waterloo Kinesiology Lab Days, MLSE Career Forum, Raptors 905 Career Forum


Students who take this program:

  • EARN A RED SEAL DESIGNATION ON THEIR OSSD

  • GET AN OFFICIAL RECORD WITH THEIR TRANSCRIPT OF THEIR COMPLETED SHSM REQUIREMENTS

  • OPEN DOORS FOR SUMMER JOBS AND FUTURE EMPLOYMENT

  • COMPLETE INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING

  • HEAR AND SEE FIRST HAND WHAT A CAREER IN THE SPORTS SECTOR FEELS LIKE

  • NETWORK AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS AND BUSINESSES

For more information please click on the link below to access the SHSM Sports website.

https://www.smore.com/82gmh

 

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