Business Trades Entrepreneurship


This fully online college certificate program, designed specifically for tradespersons, provides individuals the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial competencies and skills. Focus is on key functional areas of business related to entrepreneurship including business planning, operations, innovation, marketing and finance as well as legal and ethical considerations. Through experiential learning, students develop essential practical skills needed to develop new and improve existing small businesses.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

Apprenticeship Certificate of Qualification (as per Ontario College of Trades).

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at

Please note that the learning outcomes for courses and programs in the Continuing Education department vary based on the course provider. Please contact the Continuing Education department with any questions: