Manufacturing SHSM Sector

The SHSM–Manufacturing 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. Students are exposed to a wide variety of careers in the manufacturing sector, from broad areas such as programming, operation, service, and repair to more specific areas such as robotics and advanced manufacturing.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Portfolio Development
Project Management

Ergonomics and Safe Lifting
Standard First Aid


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Level C – include automated external defibrillation (AED)
Standard First Aid
WHMIS – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction


first aid/CPR/AED awareness advanced training in a technology portfolio development
advanced training in a technique health and safety – basic basic electrical safety propane safety
anti-oppression and allyship training infection control Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) – flat scaffold safety
Basic Safety Orientation (BSO Plus) Lean Manufacturing confined space awareness sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) personal protective equipment – manufacturing elevated work platforms transportation of dange
customer service project management fire safety and fire extinguisher use
fall protection safe lifting handling dangerous substances
sector-specific software 1 hoisting and rigging
specialized skills training program/competition (e.g., Skills Canada provincial level) leadership skills
Working at Heights lockout/tagging