SHSM – Manufacturing

What is the SHSM Manufacturing Program?

The manufacturing Major introduces students to skilled trades and professional areas such as engineering, technologist, millwright, machinist, tool and die, and welder. Students apply their knowledge and skills of computer assisted design, blueprint reading, physics and mathematics while working on unique projects and problem solving opportunities.

Schools supporting this sector

  • Centennial CVI
  • Centre Wellington DHS
  • College Heights SS
  • Erin DHS
  • Guelph CVI
  • John F. Ross CVI
  • Norwell DSS
  • Orangeville DSS
  • Wellington Heights SS

Why get involved?

  • Design and develop a construction project
  • Fabricate a variety of structures
  • Experience the design or construction environment through work placements
  • Relate their studies in core subject areas to chosen interest area
  • Graduate with a SHSM seal of designation on your secondary school diploma
  • Earn a Specialist High Skills Major designation on OSSD transcript
  • Gain valuable industry specific work experience and knowledge


The SHSM-Manufacturing Program will help students develop:

  • A strong foundation to learn in the Manufacturing industry
  • Hoisting and rigging, propane safety, and software skills
  • Personal management skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-confidence

Get Started Now

Talk to your school SHSM Lead or guidance counsellor to register.

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