Secondary Schools offering Horticulture and Landscaping – Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Ontario

What is a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)?
An SHSM is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements to graduate from secondary school

Specialist High Skills Major – About the Program
The SHSM–Horticulture and Landscaping provides students with a strong foundation for a wide variety of careers in the horticulture and landscaping sector. It enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating and entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or an entry-level position in the workplace.

Horticulture and Landscaping SHSM – profile of the Horticulture sector

SHSM Certification and Training Charts – Ministry of Education


Board Name Sector School Name City
Avon Maitland DSB Agriculture Mitchell DHS Mitchell
Bluewater DSB Agriculture Chesley DHS Chesley
Brant Haldimand Norfolk CDSB Agriculture Holy Trinity Catholic HS Simcoe
CÉP de l’Est de l’Ontario Agriculture ÉS L’Académie de la Seigneurie Casselman
Conseil Scolaire Catholique Providence Agriculture ÉS C École secondaire de Pain Court Pain Court
DSB Niagara Agriculture South Lincoln HS Smithville
DSB Ontario North East Agriculture Timiskaming District SS New Liskeard
Durham DSB Agriculture Brock HS Cannington 
Greater Essex County DSB Agriculture Kingsville DHS Kingsville
Huron Perth CDSB Agriculture St Anne’s Catholic S Clinton
Lambton Kent DSB Agriculture North Lambton SS Forest
Lambton Kent DSB Agriculture Lambton Central C & VI Petrolia
Lambton Kent DSB Agriculture Ridgetown DHS Ridgetown
Simcoe County DSB Agriculture Banting Memorial DHS Alliston
Thames Valley DSB Agriculture North Middlesex DHS Parkhill
Thames Valley DSB Agriculture West Elgin SS West Lorne
Thames Valley DSB Agriculture College Avenue SS Woodstock
Upper Canada DSB Agriculture North Dundas DHS Chesterville
Upper Canada DSB Agriculture Seaway DHS Iroquois
Upper Canada DSB Agriculture Vankleek Hill CI Vankleek Hill
Upper Canada DSB Agriculture Charlottenburgh and Lancaster DHS Williamstown
Upper Grand DSB Agriculture Centre Wellington DHS Fergus
Upper Grand DSB Agriculture College Heights SS Guelph
Upper Grand DSB Agriculture John F Ross C & VI Guelph
Windsor-Essex CDSB Agriculture Cardinal Carter Catholic Leamington
Bluewater DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Grey Highlands SS Flesherton
Bluewater DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Saugeen District SS Port Elgin
DSB Niagara Horticulture and Landscaping Beamsville DSS Beamsville
DSB Niagara Horticulture and Landscaping Stamford Collegiate Niagara Falls
DSB Niagara Horticulture and Landscaping Westlane SS Niagara Falls
Dufferin-Peel CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping Loyola Catholic SS Mississauga
Durham CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic SS Oshawa
Grand Erie DSB Horticulture and Landscaping McKinnon Park SS Caledonia
Greater Essex County DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Western SS Amherstburg
Halton CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping Notre Dame Roman Catholic SS Burlington
Halton DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Craig Kielburger SS Milton
Halton DSB Horticulture and Landscaping White Oaks HS Oakville
Hamilton-Wentworth DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Saltfleet HS Stoney Creek
Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Cobourg District CI East Cobourg
Kawartha Pine Ridge DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Kenner C & VI Peterborough
Lambton Kent DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Alexander Mackenzie SS Sarnia
Lambton Kent DSB Horticulture and Landscaping St Clair SS Sarnia
Niagara CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping Saint Michael Catholic HS Niagara Falls
Ottawa CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping St Patrick’s HS Ottawa
Renfrew County DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Opeongo HS Douglas
Simcoe County DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Banting Memorial DHS Alliston
Simcoe County DSB Green Industries program Stayner Collegiate Institute Stayner
Thames Valley DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Parkside CI St Thomas
Thames Valley DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Huron Park SS Woodstock
Toronto DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Parkdale CI Toronto
Upper Grand DSB Horticulture and Landscaping College Heights SS Guelph
Upper Grand DSB Horticulture and Landscaping Guelph C & VI Guelph
Waterloo CDSB Horticulture and Landscaping Resurrection Catholic SS Kitchener