Environment - SHSM

Embark on an enriching journey with our Environmental Specialist High Skills Major at Walkerville Collegiate Institute! This program challenges you to think critically and find innovative solutions to environmental issues, essential skills in today's global landscape. Over the past decade, the environmental sector has seen a significant 27% growth in the labor force, exceeding the 20% growth rate for Canada's overall workforce. These in-demand skills make this program a valuable investment in your future.


Explore skills and gain experience for thriving careers such as:

  • Environmental Scientist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Renewable Energy Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Park Ranger
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Ecotourism Coordinator
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist
  • Environmental Educator


Craft your path through a bundle of Grade 11 and 12 courses, earning:

- Four Environmental Major Credits

- Two co-op credits within the sector


Attain sector-recognized certification and training, including:

- CPR - Level C


- Standard First Aid

- Customer Service

- Health and Safety (basic)

- Fieldwork techniques

- Environmental monitoring

- Sustainable practices

- GIS mapping

- Wilderness First Aid

- Tree identification and more.


Immerse yourself in hands-on experiences that extend beyond the classroom, shaping you into a skilled and knowledgeable professional in the environmental field. Register now to embark on a journey that blends academic excellence with real-world applications.

R. Ferguson - Environment SHSM 

519-252-6514 ext. 51423

[email protected]