Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs are sector-specific programs that start in Grade 11. They're made up of a bundle of courses with options for all post-secondary pathways.

In a SHSM program, students:

  • complete a specific bundle of 8-10 courses in the student's selected field
  • earn valuable industry certifications related to the selected field
  • gain important on-the-job skills through co-operative education placements

Collingwood Collegiate offers 5 SHSM programs:

1. Construction: Building and Design
2. Hospitality and Tourism
3. Health and Wellness
4. Arts and Culture
5. Transportation

Detailed SHSM program information is available here:


SHSM Arts & Culture.pdf


SHSM Construction.pdf

Take a 360º peek at CCI's construction shop's capabilities and projects HERE.  The interactive tabs provide useful information regarding our Specialist High Skills Major program and OYAP/Trade pathways. 


SHSM Health & Wellness.pdf


SHSM Hospitality & Tourism.pdf


SHSM Transportation.pdf