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Aviation and Aerospace - SHSM

Holy Cross is excited to offer a unique SHSM to our community. This specialized program allows students to experience learning activities in the Aviation and Aerospace Sector while meeting the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). This opportunity for students occurs in their grade 11 and 12 years.

The SHSM program is a practical and effective way to provide students with skills and Aviation and Aerospace Sector training that assist in the transition of students from secondary school to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace.

The Aviation and Aerospace Sector is a growing and rewarding career area and includes fields of work in Aircraft Mechanic, Aircraft Technician, Aircraft Inspector, Aircraft Welder, Aeronautical Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, Air traffic Controller, Metal fabricator Fitter, Quality Control Technician, Air Pilot, Flight Engineer, Flying Instructor, Aircraft Assembler, transportation and Crew Scheduler.

At graduation, students who complete the SHSM requirements receive a special diploma with a red seal as well as a records card that outlines all of the sector recognized training and certifications that the student has gained in the Aviation and Aerospace Sector.

Each SHSM consists of five required components:

  1. Bundled credits: A defined bundle of credits consisting of eight to ten Grade 11 and Grade 12 credits, including cooperative education credits

  2. Certification and training: Sector-recognized certifications and training courses and programs

  3. Experiential learning and career exploration activities: Experiential learning and career exploration activities within the sector

  4. Reach ahead experiences: Learning experiences connected with the student's postsecondary plans

  5. Essential Skills and work habits: Development of Essential Skills and work habits required in the sector, recorded using the tools in the Ontario Skills Passport (OSP)

Links

The Ministry of Education, information about SHSM: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/morestudentsuccess/SHSM.html

Ministry of Education, information about Aviation & Aerospace SHSM: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/morestudentsuccess/sector/aviation.html



Business Studies

Highlights

  • GRADE 10: Intro to Business, we learn basic skills ot understand and set up a business. How to access finances and proper planning. We prepare students to develop employable skills. Plan your future!!!!

  • ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES (Grade 11) This course focuses on the details of establishing your own business. Can you be an entrepreneur? This is a fun course and we have a special day where you too can make money at school. Be part of the growing population owning their own business!!

  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS: You can learn the many unique features of the far reaching corners of our world, through international business. There are so many opportunities awaiting you to explore as we examine the potential trade partners in the world.

  • ACCOUNTING GRADE 11 AND 12 We have an extremely strong accounting program at Holy Cross. Several past grads have gone completed the highest designation in their fields. There are numerous employment opportunities in this field. Please seriously consider it. This course is not about bookkeeping it is about managing finances, as one student stated, I WAS SURPRISED THIS COURSE WAS REALLY FUN!

  • Remember no plans to fail, THEY FAIL TO PLAN!!!!!


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Course Course Offerings

    • Grade 10 Introduction to Business

    • Grade 11 Accounting Fundamentals

    • Grade 11 Entrepreneurship

    • Grade 11 Business Marketing (E-Learning)

    • Grade 12 Financial Accounting

    • Grade 12 International Business

Course Descriptions

Computer Technology


COURSES OFFERED:

    • Grade 10 Computer Engineering

    • Grade 11 Computer Engineering

    • Grade 11 Intro to Computer Programming

    • Grade 11 Intro to Computer Science

    • Grade 12 Computer Engineering

    • Grade 12 Computer Programming

    • Grade 12 Computer Science

Course Descriptions

Student Work

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Construction - SHSM

Cosmetology

Student Work

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COURSES OFFERED:

    • Grade 9 Cosmetology

    • Grade 10 Cosmetology

    • Grade 11 Cosmetology Duel Credit with Fleming (2 credits)

    • Grade 11 Cosmetology

    • Grade 12 Cosmetology Duel Credit with Fleming (2 credits)

    • Grade 12 Cosmetology

Course Descriptions

Food and Nutrition

COURSES OFFERED

    • Grade 9 Food & Nutrition

    • Grade 10 Food & Nutrition

    • Grade 11 Food & Nutrition

    • Grade 12 Food & Nutrition

Course Descriptions

Student Work

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Technological Design


Transportation Technology

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COURSES OFFERED

    • Grade 9 Exploring Transportation Technology

    • Grade 10 Transportation

    • Grade 11 Transportation (Automotive)

    • Grade 11 Transportation (Non - Automotive)

    • Grade 12 Transportation (Automotive)

    • Grade 12 Transportation - Vehicle Maintenance

Course Descriptions