Cannabis Production

This program prepares graduates for employment in the growing cannabis production industry, or to support those already in the workplace. This program provides entry level job-based training paired with hands-on experience, and is committed to providing graduates the skills needed to enter into employment with a range of cannabis producers, from medicinal to adult use. Students can expect to spend four months in four intensive online courses followed by a five-week blended course which includes a one-week field study. This field study will include spending time with one of our partners and supported by an online experience. 

Delivery: Online + 1 week on-site with a Licensed Cannabis Producer

Credential: Non-credit

Costs: $799 + GST per course (4 courses), $499 + GST for the Field Study

 

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Cannabis Production Program - Level 1

Cannabis Production

This program prepares graduates for employment in the growing cannabis production industry, or to support those already in the workplace. This program provides entry level job-based training paired with hands-on experience, and is committed to providing graduates the skills needed to enter into employment with a range of cannabis producers, from medicinal to adult use. Students can expect to spend four months in four intensive online courses followed by a five-week blended course which includes a one-week field study. This field study will include spending time with one of our partners and supported by an online experience. 

  • Four online, instructor led, 45 hour equivalent courses
  • Stand-alone courses; take individual courses based on your needs
  • A blended online and hands on field study with industry

Delivery: Online + 1 week on-site with a Licensed Cannabis Producer

Credential: Non-credit

Costs: $799 + GST per course (4 courses), $499 + GST for the Field Study

Length of Program: 16 weeks + 1 week field school

Program Dates: Dates vary

Registration Deadlines: Two weeks prior to course start date

Selection Process for Admission: First come-first served basis. Limit of 25 participants per course. Field Study sites are limited to 20 students per offering.

Admission Requirements: Students must be 18 prior to enrollment. It is recommended that they have their grade 11 education or beyond, and any previous criminal record should be assessed for eligibility in the industry prior to taking courses.

  

What will you learn?

Students will learn the foundation skills they need to prepare them for entry level production work in the cannabis industry. Specific areas of instruction include:

  •  Introductory horticulture science and production

  •  Greenhouse and other enclosed structures

  •  Cannabis legislation and documentation

  •  Cannabis science and production