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Health & Wellness SHSM

Interested in becoming a Health & Wellness SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

  • The Health & Wellness sector includes a broad range of careers!

  • In the Specialist High Skills Major – Health & Wellness program, students can focus on a career
    pathway that matches their skills and interests.

  • Students will get a better understanding of the Health & Wellness sector through course selections
    and opportunities to connect their in-school learning to real world environments, including
    Co-op work experience, postsecondary reach ahead experiences, industry-based experiential
    learning, training and certifications.

  • At graduation, students will receive a specially designated diploma.

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The SHSM - Health & Wellness program may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Early childhood educators
  • Educational assistants
  • Social and community service workers 


  • Correspondence, publication, and regulatory clerks 
  • Dental hygienists and dental therapists 
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians 
  • Funeral directors and embalmers 
  • Health information management occupations 
  • Licensed practical nurses 
  • Massage therapists 
  • Medical administrative assistants 
  • Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists' assistants 
  • Medical laboratory technologists 
  • Medical sonographers 
  • Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates 
  • Other assisting occupations in support of health services 
  • Paramedical occupations 
  • Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists, and cardiopulmonary technologists 
  • Social and community service workers


  • Allied primary health practitioners 
  • Audiologists and speech-language pathologists 
  • Chiropractors
  • Dentists
  • Dietitians and nutritionists
  • Family, marriage, and other related counsellors
  • Optometrists
  • Other professional occupations in health diagnosing and treating
  • Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
  • Other technical occupations in therapy and assessment
  • Pharmacists
  • Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses 3012
  • Specialist physicians 3111
  • Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade


  • Nurse aides, orderlies, and patient service associates
  • Other assisting occupations in support of health services
  • Personnel clerks
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport, and fitness
  • Receptionists
  • Specialized cleaners

The Health & Wellness SHSM will also provide students with opportunities to earn an assortment of trainings and certifications specific to the sector. These may include:

  • first aid/CPR/AED awareness
  • health and safety – basic