Information and Communications Technology SHSM

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With an Information and Communications Technology Specialist High Skills Major, students focus on a career path to match their skills and interests in this sector.By making courses more relevant to students, kids get a better understanding of the Information and Communications Technology sector because they learn it in a real world environment. Students learn on the job with employers through Co-op and Experiential Learning opportunities, as well as in school. At graduation they receive a specially designated diploma.

An Information and Communications Technology SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Computer Network Technician
  • Help Desk Technology Support Analyst
  • Telecommunications Installation and Repair/Network Cabling Specialist
  • Telecommunications Line and Cable Worker


  • Audio and Video Recording Technician
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technologist and Technician
  • Electronic Service Technician
  • Film and Video Camera Operator
  • Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Animator
  • Systems Testing Technician
  • User Support Technician
  • Web Designer and Developer


  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Programmer and Interactive Media Developer
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer and Designer
  • Technical Sales Specialists


  • Desktop Publishing Operator
  • Residential and Commercial Installer and Servicer - Satellite Dish Installer
  • Retail Salesperson and Sales Clerk
  • Telecommunications Cable Installer Helper and Splicer Helper

An Information and Communications Technology SHSM will provide students with an assortment of the following TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS specific to the Information and Communications Technology sector:

  • Standard First Aid
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR - Level A
  • Counterfeit detection
  • Customer service
  • Computer hardware
  • Digital lighting
  • Electrical safety
  • Electronics - basic
  • Equipment interfacing
  • Elevated work platforms
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall protection
  • Health and Safety - basic
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet security
  • Lighting and sound equipment maintenance
  • Network cabling
  • Network configuration
  • Photography
  • Recording equipment
  • Software
  • Technical support