Manufacturing

The Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program in Manufacturing gives students an opportunity to specialize, gain qualifications, and plan a career pathway in various areas of the Health and Wellness sector while still in high school. The SHSM Program has a number of required components, designed to give students a “leg-up” to pursue post-secondary opportunities in each of the identified sectors, valuing apprenticeship, college, community, university and the workplace.

Automobiles, wood products, petroleum and coal products, iron and steel mills, primary metals and fabricated metal products, electricity, plastics and rubber products, printing, biotechnology, textiles, clothing, and leather products are all aspects of the manufacturing sector. In Ontario, the manufacturing sector still accounts for the greatest number of jobs with its production of consumer and industrial goods that are essential for the province’s prosperity. Although the manufacturing sector remains a powerhouse in our economy, contributing 15 per cent of gross domestic product in 2007, the sector is undergoing fundamental change to refocus its strategy and remain competitive in a global economy. 

LOCATIONS:

HDSB SECTOR BROCHURE:

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PROGRAM NAME LOCATION CITY SHSM FLYER
Manufacturing & Advanced Robotics** Burlington Central High School Burlington Download PDF  
Manufacturing & Advanced Robotics Milton District High School Milton Download PDF  
Manufacturing & Precision Machining** M.M. Robinson High School Burlington Download PDF  
Manufacturing Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School Burlington Coming Soon
Manufacturing & Welding Robert Bateman High School Burlington Download PDF  

 

** Indicates the program can also be combined with a Dual Credit program