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With an Environment 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 Environment 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.




An Environment SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

-  Arborist


-  Aquaculture Operator and Manager

-  Biological Technologist or
    Biological Technician
-  Conservation Officer or
    Fishery Officer
-  Environmental Technician

- Field Technician - Air Pollution
-  Forest Ecologist
-  Forestry Technologist / Technician
-  Geological and Mineral
    Technologist / Technician
-  Habitat Mangement Technician
-  Hatchery or Fisheries Technician
-  Mapping and Related
    Technologist / Technician
-  Quality Control -
    Chemical Engineering Technologist
-  Silviculture and Forestry Workers
-  Soil Testing Technologist
-  Technician - Pollution Control


-  Air Quality Meterologist
-  Chemical Engineer
-  Climatologist

-  Environmental and
   Occupational Toxicologist
-  Environmental Biologist
-  Environmental Engineer
​-  Environmental Impact Analyst

​-  Environmental Planner

​-  Environmental Program

​-  Forestry Professional

​-  Geological Engineer

​-  Geologist and Geochemist

​-  Interpretive Naturalist

​-  Landscape Architects

​-  Meteorologist

​-  Urban and Land Use Planners

​-  Waste Diversion Consultant


-  Canoeing Guide
-  Fishing Guide
-  Hunting Guide
-  Landscaping and Grounds  
    Maintenance Workers
-  Outdoor Sport and
    Recreation Guide
-  Outfitter
-  Recreation Program Leader
-  Recycled Paper Handler
-  Siviculture and Forestry Workers

​-  Wastewater Treatment
    Plant Operator

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

-  Standard First Aid

-  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
    CPR - Leve

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
-  Animal and Plant Management
Chainsaw Safety
-  Geographic Information
    System (GIS)
Habitat Restoration
-  Hike Ontario
Knots Technique
Leave No Trace
Life Saving
Map and Compass Use
Padding Techniques
Pleasure Craft Operation
Project Wild
Radio Operator
-  Search and Rescue

Species (e.g., birds, plants,
   small mammals) ID
​-  Stream Assessment Protocol

​-  Water/Ice Safety

​-  Watershed Management ​-  Wilderness First Aid


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