Program Code: 2005


This part-time online certificate is designed for tradespersons who would like to develop the skills needed to manage a trades business.

Learners will develop a variety of relevant business-related knowledge and skills including operations, planning, finance, marketing, human resources, health and safety, and ethics. Graduates will be well-positioned to manage a small to medium-sized trades-related business, to start their own trades-related business, or to use their newly developed skills and knowledge to improve their existing business.

Requirements & Program Information

Entrance and Certificate Requirements

  • Students must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, and be 19 years of age or older.
  • Students must successfully complete all courses within 7 years of acceptance into the program in order to graduate.
  • Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 2.0 or 60% or higher to obtain this certificate.


Upon successful completion of the online Business for trades certificate program, students will obtain a Sault College certificate.

Career Path

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: http://www.jobbank.gc.ca.


For more information, please contact the Continuing Education department at continuingeducation@saultcollege.ca.
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