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If you can no longer attend a session you signed up for, you MUST email shsm@wcdsb.ca
3 school/business days before the training.

Trip privileges may be suspended if you do not follow this procedure.

Semester 1

Wednesday October 2, 2019
Leadership Skills Training
Training Provider: Common Compass

The focus of this training will be:
– Understanding the role of emotionally intelligent leadership in the workplace and developing skills in how to handle these dilemmas
– Developing communication skills for effective problem solving in workplace culture
– Understanding how inclusion can promote an effective workplace culture
– Understanding and implementing various leadership styles and approaches

Training time is from 9:00am-2:30pm.

Training will take place at St. David CSS

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 elective certification(s).


October 23, 2019
CAD/CAM Training
Conestoga College

During this one day session, you will learn more about AutoCAD for use in mechanical drawings. In this session you will create your own completed drawing of an object using the latest version of this software. You will also design a manufacturing toolpath using MasterCAM X9 for the same part to understand how your drawing becomes reality!

Plus! Learn more about how AudoCAD applies to the workplace in today’s industries.

9:00 am – 2:00pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certification.


November 12, 2019
I.C.E Challenge Day
Business Education Partnership

During this session you will develop your Innovative, Creative and Entrepreneurial (ICE) Skills, as you work with designers, artists and managers from local companies to help them solve a current CHALLENGE they face in their company.

Employers will explain their CHALLENGE and you will work in small groups to find a solution. Collaborate with companies who will listen to your solutions and possibly implement them

Training time is: 9:00 am – 2:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 elective certification(s).


This is a 2-Day Training!
November 13 & 20, 2019
Standard First Aid & CPR Level C Training
St. John’s Ambulance, Cambridge

Every employer wants to have a safe worker! Take this certification to learn how to assist other’s when in need.
Learn how to perform: adult, child and infant CPR, choking procedures for all ages, how to use barrier devices, AED (Automated External Defibrillation), and more.

Plus, add this training to your resume, as it will help you find a part time job!

Earn up to two SHSM certifications!

You must attend on both days to earn your certifications!

Training time is: 9:30 am – 4:30pm

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 mandatory certification(s).


Semester 2

March 4, 2020
Video Production & Video Editing Software: Adobe Premiere
Conestoga College – Doon Campus

Video production and post production skills are in demand everywhere. At Conestoga College, we will teach you skills that allow your creative vision to stand out. This one-day workshop is designed to introduce you to professional camera equipment, editing software and video production possibilities such as green screen effects.
In the morning, the focus will be on video production in a HD (High Definition) TV studio and on location to create a short video newscast production that you will edit in the afternoon.
The afternoon will focus on special effects and video editing using Adobe Premiere to create your final video production.
During the workshop, you will have a chance to see what it’s like to be part of Conestoga College’s School of Creative Industries by working with current college students.
Please wear long pants and closed toed shoes as these are requirements for entering  the studio.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 certifications.

Online Sign-up Opens Feb 3, 2020

March 5, 2020
Photography Workshop
Conestoga College – Doon Campus

Are you curious or interested to know how to take great photos? Interested in a career in photography, or wondering how a camera works?
During this training session, you will learn how to look for shapes, patterns and textures to create abstract impressions using people and places.
Part of the afternoon will be spent using Adobe Photoshop to create photo illustrations and manipulate and adjust your photos taken earlier that day!

*You MUST bring*:
A digital camera/ cell phone
Connector cord to a computer
Fully charged battery & charger
Memory Card with lots of space
USB drive (to bring home your altered images)

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 2 certifications.

Online Sign-up Opens Feb 3, 2020

March 12, 2020
Working with Programmable Logic Controllers
St. Benedict CSS, Cambridge

In this one day session students will work with PLC’s and learn ladder logic programming. Students will wire basic circuits to use with their programs and learn how PLC’s are used in industry.

Lunch is provided.
You will earn 1 certification.

Online Sign-up Opens Feb 10, 2020

Summer Training

Take training in your OWN time


!!! SHSM will cover the cost of your CPR Level C & Standard First Aid!!!

*please note that the cost of the blended learning course will not be covered. Please call St. John Ambulance to register for the two-day course to take advantage of this certification free of cost.*

1. Select the online training you’d like to complete from the list below:

2. Email Tara.Fitzgerald@wcdsb.ca with your:
– name, school, major and type of training you’d like to take

3. Complete online training on your own time.

4. Email Tara.Fitzgerald@wcdsb.ca to confirm you’ve completed training
(Tara will then add it to your SHSM record)


1. Select the online training you’d like to complete from the list below:

2. Email SHSM@wcdsb.ca with your:
– Name, school, major and type of training you’d like to take

3. Wait three days for the activation and then complete online training on your own time.

4. Email SHSM@wcdsb.ca to confirm you’ve completed training
(It may take up to two weeks for it to appear on your SHSM record)


Looking for more training, or have questions?
Contact : SHSM@wcdsb.ca or 519-578-3660 ext. 2549