Health & Wellness - SHSM

Embark on a transformative journey with our Health and Wellness Specialist High Skills Major at Walkerville Collegiate Institute! This program empowers you to think critically and develop innovative solutions in the rapidly evolving field of health and wellness, crucial skills in today's dynamic healthcare landscape. Over the last decade, the healthcare sector has experienced substantial growth, with a 26% increase in the labor force compared to the 20% growth rate for Canada's overall workforce. These high-demand skills make this program an invaluable investment in your future.


Discover skills and gain experience for fulfilling careers including:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Personal Trainer
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Health Educator
  • Paramedic
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Wellness Coach
  • Sports Therapist


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

- Four Health and Wellness Major Credits

- Two co-op credits within the sector


Attain sector-recognized certification and training, including:

- CPR - Level C

- First Aid


- Mental Health First Aid

- Nutrition and Wellness Coaching

- Exercise Prescription

- Infection Prevention and Control

- Customer Service

- Health and Safety (basic)

- Healthcare Communication Skills


Immerse yourself in hands-on experiences that extend beyond the classroom, shaping you into a well-rounded and compassionate professional in the health and wellness field. Register now to embark on a journey that seamlessly blends academic rigor with practical applications.

S. Ellwood - Health & Wellness SHSM 

519-252-6514 ext. 42083

[email protected]