Transportation SHSM Sector

The SHSM–Transportation provides students with a strong foundation for a wide variety of careers in the transportation sector, from those focusing on the service, repair, and modification of vehicles and vehicle systems to those related to the organization and management of transportation services and mass-transit systems. The SHSM–Transportation 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.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Portfolio Development
Project Management
Standard First Aid
Ergonomics & Safe Lifting


CPR – C with AED
Standard First Aid
Health and Safety – basic
WHMIS – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction


advanced training in a technique introduction to logistics computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
air brakes leadership skills Drive Clean vehicle lift safety
basic electrical safety original equipment manufacturer’s training environmental spills
customer service Pleasure Craft Operator fall protection
elevated work platforms project management fire safety and fire extinguisher use
ergonomics sector specific software 1 (323) infection control
filling propane and motor fuel tanks specialized skills training program/competition (e.g., Skills Canada provincial level) ladder safety training
first aid/CPR/AED awareness Working at Heights lockout/tagging
advanced training in a technology ozone-depletion prevention
anti-oppression and allyship training portfolio development
sector-specific regulations and legislation