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Advanced Cannabis Courses


Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to course start date.

Pending availability; late registrations may be accepted with a late fee. Limited space available so register early.

Extraction and Purification for the Cannabis/Hemp Industry

Dates: September 9 - November 1, 2024
Cost: $899 + GST
Prerequisites: Understanding of the chemistry of cannabis, the main components present in the plant and their basic properties.
Delivery Method: Online

Students will learn about the processes involved for the extraction of cannabis oil and the process required to produce different qualities of refined and purified oil from cannabis and industrial hemp. This includes processes for industrial drying, milling and different extraction technologies with a focus on supercritical CO2 extraction, technologies for fractionation and purification. The students will also learn basic physicochemical principles governing the extraction and purification processes for a clear understanding of the process sequence and the selection of the technology for extraction. At the end of the course, the students will be able to identify the main steps to produce cannabis oils at different concentrations and identify the main principles operating each of the processes.

Introduction to Quality Assurance in the Cannabis Industry

Dates: September 9 - November 1, 2024
Cost: $899 + GST
Prerequisites: Recommended that students have prior knowledge of the Cannabis Industry.
Delivery Method: Online

Students will learn the role of the Quality Assurance/Control Person as it relates Good Production Practices and other responsibilities as defined under the Health Canada Cannabis Act. Key concepts include Introduction into Quality Assurance and Control, Standard Operating Procedure design and implementation, PCP Acts, PMRA , Type of Hazards, Integrated Pest Management, Quality control and testing, Packaging and storage, Labeling, Good Documentation Practices, and management of complaints and recalls.

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