Construction SHSM Sector

The SHSM–Construction enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or an entry-level position in the workplace.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Portfolio Development
Project Management
Standard First Aid


CPR Level C and AED

Standard First Aid

WHMIS – generic (i.e. not site-specific)

Health and safety – basic

Working at Heights


advanced training in a technique insulated concrete forming chainsaw safety sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
anti-oppression and allyship training leadership skills confined space awareness suspended access equipment
Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) – flat ozone-depletion prevention elevated work platforms trenching safety
computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) powder-actuated tools fall protection
customer service propane in construction first aid/CPR/AED awareness
energy efficiency training (e.g., Energy Star, LEED) sector specific software 1 infection control
fire safety and fire extinguisher use specialized skills training program/competition (e.g., Skills Canada provincial level, WoodLINKS) land surveying basics
hoisting and rigging traffic control lockout/tagging
advanced training in a technology portfolio development
basic electrical safety project management
scaffold safety