Transportation SHSM

Interested in becoming an SHSM student? Talk to your teacher or guidance department today!

With a Transportation 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 Transportation 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.

A Transportation SHSM may be for you if you are interested in any of the following careers:

Apprenticeship Training

  • Alignment and Brakes Technician
  • Auto Body Repairer
  • Automotive Painter - Motor Vehicle Repair
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Marine Engine Mechanic
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Parts Technician
  • Recreation Vehicle Service Technician
  • Small Engine Mechanic
  • Transmission Technician
  • Truck and Coach Technician
  • Truck and Transport Vehicle Mechanic


  • Air Pilot
  • Industrial Designer
  • Industrial Engineering Technician
  • Marine Engine Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist
  • Navigation Officer - Water Transport
  • Quality Control Assembly Inspector - Automotive/Marine Engines
  • Supervisors, Motor Transport, and Other Ground Transit Operators


  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Urban Planner


  • Aircraft Assembler and Aircraft Assembly Inspector
  • Airport Ramp Attendant
  • Automobile Salesperson
  • Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Boat Assembler and Inspector
  • Boat Operator
  • Bus Driver, Subway Operator, and Other Transit Operator
  • Car Lot Attendant
  • Delivery and Courier Service Drivers
  • Heavy Equipment Operators (except Crane)
  • Railway Track Maintenance Worker
  • Service Station Attendant
  • Tire Repairer

A Transportation SHSM will provide students with an assortment of the following TRAININGS AND CERTIFICATIONS specific to the Transportation sector:

  • Standard First Aid
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR - Level A
  • Health and Safety - Basic
  • Air Brake
  • All Terrain Vehicle Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Dare to Care - Vehicle Sales and Service
  • Drive Clean
  • Environmental Spill
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall Protection
  • Filling Propane and Motor Fuel Tanks
  • Fire Extinguisher Use
  • Lift Truck Safety
  • Lockout/Tagging
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer’s Training
  • Ozone Depletion
  • Pleasure Craft Operator