The Health and Wellness SHSM program focuses on a variety of career opportunities, some direct client services and others in related jobs. This sector is also significant for the number of workers it employs. Canada's Health Care and Social Services systems employ more than 1.6 million people.
According to JobFutures, the employment outlook will likely be above average because an aging population should have an increasing need for health and wellness services.
- Specialized program enables students to customize their classes to suit their needs and interests.
- Students receive authentic, industry-recognized training leading to apprenticeship, college, university or workplace destinations in the health and wellness sector.
- Students will focus their learning on mental and physical health, nutrition and illness prevention.
- Through participation in experiential learning activities, students will experience the working world of Kinesiologists, Child Care Workers, Audiologists, Fitness Instructors, Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Youth Workers and Spa Workers.