Bring the SHSM certification workshop to your school!

We bring the workshop to you! Choose any of the SHSM workshops to deliver in your school. This is a great way to build school culture attract new potential students and enhance existing art programs or projects.

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The SHSM–Arts and Culture & Information and Communications Technology

SHSM 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. Just BGRAPHIC SHSM Certification Programs provide students with opportunities to further explore various art stream and develop skills that will propel their pursuits to a post-secondary. Our SHSM Certification programs also provide opportunities for students to explore occupations in the sector through experiential learning.

 

 

Experiential learning and career exploration activities
Experiential learning and career exploration opportunities relevant to the sector might include the following:

  • One-on-one observation of a cooperative education student at a placement in the arts and culture sector (an example of job twinning)
  • A day-long observation of an artist (an example of job shadowing)
  • A one- or two-week work experience with a member of an industry association or a professional in the sector (an example of work experience)
  • Participation in a local, provincial, or national competition focused on one of the arts
  • Attendance at a sector trade show, conference, symposium, or job fair
    a tour of a local theatre, museum, studio, or art gallery

Reach ahead experiences
Students are provided one or more reach ahead experiences – opportunities to take the next steps along their chosen pathway – as shown in the following examples:

  • Apprenticeship: visiting an approved apprenticeship delivery agent in the sector
  • College: interviewing a college student enrolled in a sector-specific program
  • University: observing a university class in a sector-related program
  • Workplace: interviewing an employee in the sector

Choose from 6 Amazing Certifications

So many options to explore. Each SHSM certification is designed to give students hands on experiences to grow and pursue the career of their choice. Ignite the passion choose a SHSM today.

Dance

Our signature dance program for all age groups and skill levels. Our choreographers are trained in Hip Hop, Afro Jazz, Contemporary, Reggae, Salsa, House, Break Dance and Ballet. We offer workshops on dance theory, technique development, performance and competition training.

Dancers are highly creative and extremely dedicated to their art. Dancing is fiercely competitive and is a significant part of the continually growing entertainment and theatre industry. Our dance program offers intense training that will help students enhance their dance skills and prepare them to pursue post secondary education in dance.

 

Mural Painting

Mural painting SHSM certification is designed for students in grades 10+ with various skill levels. Students learn about colour theory, typography, graffiti, mural creation, painting and much more. Our instructors inspire students to push their creative limits and create works that reflect and address our community, society and world.

This certification will allow students to bring their creative thoughts to life by combining classroom learning and hands-on practice. Students will obtain a better understanding of theories and develop enhanced visual arts skills, methods, use of materials and tools. 

DJ

This SHSM certification was designed to further gain recognition and musical acceptance of the instrument known as the turntable. In this workshop students learn the art and the many complexities of the turntable and how it can be used as their musical instrument. In the 21st century, turntables and the DJ have worked their way into mainstream music and are admired by many across the globe. 

Music Production

Major components of this SHSM certifications will include home-based recording, CD production and distribution, small business and entrepreneurial skills and musicianship.  Students will also learn fundamentals in production using industry standard software.  Students will grow and improve as a musician with a strong, hands-on, curriculum, delivered by working professionals in the recording and performing arenas. Students will benefit from equal emphasis on the three major components of study: music, technical skills and business knowledge.

Vocal

Our Vocal SHSM Certification course designed to teach students how to make their voice sound more powerful, how to use various vocal techniques to expand your range and expression, and how to become more confident in vocal performances. This SHSM certification is ideal for students who have demonstrated a passion for singing and a desire to take that passion further.  Although the certification is challenging is can be modified to meet the skill levels of the novice vocalist. 

Sound Engineering

Sound engineering involves the artistic and technical control of sound in the field of music. Through theoretical and practical excersises students will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of sound engineering including recording, mixing, production and mastering.  This is a great opportunity for students to dive into the world of audio engineering with a focus on live production. 

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