Full-time consultant, part-time freelancer or member of the side hustle army, the future of work includes a legion of professional gig workers. Inspired by the Conestoga Gig Lab, Canada's first and only business incubator for freelance entrepreneurs, this micro-credential will help you to set up and optimize your freelance business. This micro-credential is comprised of three courses in strategic foundations, operational frameworks, and demand generation, which include concept instruction as well as weekly 1:1 coaching with an experienced Gig Coach.

Completion Requirements

For successful completion of this micro-credential, students will successfully complete and pass all courses listed.



Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses that focus on a specific competency. Typically less than 136 hours and include assessment. The quality criteria are determined by the college.


Visit your Student Portal to track your progress. When you have successfully completed the requirements, you can print your certificate.