Specialist High Skills Major – Agricultural

A Farm to Table Experience

The Avon Maitland District School Board is proud to present a brand new Specialist High Skills Major Agricultural Program! This program is hosted by Mitchell District High School and is open to all secondary students across Huron and Perth Counties.

What you can expect

This program is a full semester that meets your credit and specialist high skills major requirements before you return to your home school in preparation for graduation or your next year of school. Students will be able to accumulate 4 or more credits including:

  • Business (focused on agricultural sector)
  • Science (with experiential learning opportunities)
  • Agricultural based dual credit
  • Specialty tech course


Upgrade your skills! This program offers sector-recognized compulsory certifications including:

  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR
  • Working at Heights
  • Customer Service
  • Food Safety Level 1
  • other (depending on your sector)

Be immersed in what you love!

Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to further your education and prepare yourself for life after high school. For more information please email nicholas.keller@ed.amdsb.ca or call 519-348-8495.