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With a Construction Specialist High Skills Major, students focus on a career path to match their skills and interests in this sector. By making courses more relevant to students, kids get a better understanding of the Construction sector because they learn it in a real world environment. Students learn on the job with employers through Co-op and Experiential Learning opportunities, as well as in school. At graduation they receive a specially designated diploma.

A Construction SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

-  Brick and Stone Mason
-  Carpenter
-  Construction Millwright
-  Electrician
​-  Heating and Air
    Conditioning Contractor

​-  Painter and Decorator

​- Plumber ​-  Roofer


-  Architectural Design
   Technician / Technologist
-  Civil Engineering Technologist

-  Construction Estimator
-  Construction Manager
- Construction Technologist

-  Contractor and Supervisor
    Electrical Trades and
-  Home Inspector
-  Interior Designer
-  Residential Home Builder or Renovator


-  Architect
-  Electrical Engineer
-  Mechanical Engineer
-  Structural Engineer


-  Carpenter Helper
-  Concrete Finisher
-  Construction Trades Helper
   and Labourer
-  Demolition Worker

-  Drywall Installer
-  Helper - Construction Trades
-  Home Renovator

An Arts and Culture SHSM will provide students with an assortment of the following TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS
specific to the Arts and Culture sector:

-  Standard First Aid
-  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
    CPR - Level A

Health and Safety - Basic
-  Fall Protection
Chainsaw Safety
-  Confined Space Awareness
Elevating Work Platforms
-  Energy Efficiency
Electrical Safety
Lift Truck Safety
Hoisting and Rigging
Powder-Actuated Tools
Propane in Construction
Scaffold Safety
-  Suspended Access Equipment

Traffic Control
Trenching Safety
-  Insulated Concrete Forming

Personal Protective Equipment
   in Construction



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