General Security Awareness

Did you know that you are required, under the Cannabis Act regulations, to have a security training plan for new and existing employees?

Choose Cannabis Compliance Inc. to expertly train your staff. We have developed an online training program that is available on demand and addresses all the required training areas as indicated in the Act. Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded a badge of completion. The badge expires one year from the date of issue so that your employees will know when it’s time to get a refresher.

Course Dates: On demand

Duration: Approximately 30-60 minutes

Tuition: $99 per person + tax

Integrated Pest Management Sep 2 - 22

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a preventative approach to managing pests and diseases in an effective, economical and environmentally sound way.  Course components include:

  • Creating an IPM Plan
  • Management and Elimination
  • Holistic Approaches

Course Dates: Sep 2 - 22, 2019

Tuition: $2950 plus tax

Master Grower: Aug 26 - Oct 6 2019

The Master Grower Program addresses cannabis plant physiology and techniques for maximizing crop quality in propagation, in maintaining plant health, and in providing plant and crop care at licensed cannabis production facilities. Program components include:

  • Plant Physiology
  • Propagation
  • Factors in Plant and Crop Health
  • Plant and Crop Growth and Management

Suggested Background / Pre-requisites:

Participants should have general familiarity with plant growth and care in agricultural, horticultural, gardening, or floricultural operations.

Course Dates:  Aug 26 - Oct 6, 2019 

Tuition:  $3700 plus tax

PROD. ASSOC: Production Associate Program - Date TBA

Production Associates perform a variety of tasks in cultivation, harvesting, and processing operations in licensed medical cannabis production facilities. Courses include:

  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Grow Operations
  • Plant Health
  • Sanitation

Participants should be generally familiar with horticulture (or similar agricultural, food, pharmaceutical or related industrial) operations. Experience in greenhouse and/or agricultural operations would be beneficial.

Course Dates: TBA

Tuition: $1499 plus tax 

PROD. MGMT: Production Manager Program Aug 12 - Sep 29

Production Managers provide oversight and manage all aspects of operations in cultivation, harvesting, processing, and related production departments in licenced cannabis production facilities. Courses include:

  • Complying with Health Canada, Provincial Regulations & Legislation
  • Managing a Production Program
  • Managing and Addressing Risks
  • Managing Production Teams

Participants should have progressive management and/or supervisory experience in production operations, preferably in the horticultural industry. Management experience in food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, manufacturing or related industries would be beneficial.

Course Dates: Aug 12 - Sep 29, 2019

Tuition: $4350 plus tax

QA for Edible Cannabis Products

The Government of Canada announced amendments to the Cannabis Regulations to set out the rules governing the legal production and sale of edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals. These regulations will come into force on October 17, 2019.

This program will focus on the specific and necessary knowledge needed to work with edible cannabis under the Cannabis Act. The following topics will be covered:

• Regulatory requirements that define Edible Cannabis products

• Responsibilities of a Quality Assurance Person in an edible cannabis production     facility

• Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Preventative Control Plan      (PCP) and Good Production Practices (GPP)

• Conducting a Hazard Analysis

• Developing a PCP

• PCP Implementation, Maintenance, and Improvement

• Implementing and maintaining a PCP

• Testing of Edible Cannabis products

• Packaging and Labeling requirements

Required background: Students are required to have a background in Quality Assurance. General Quality Assurance concepts will not be taught in this program, please refer to our Quality Assurance Associate program.

Course Dates: Aug 26 - Oct 20, 2019

Tuition: $4750 plus tax

QAA: Quality Assurance Associate Program July 22 - Sep 15

Quality Assurance Associates provide quality control support to cultivation, harvesting, processing and other departments in licensed cannabis production facilities. Courses include:

  • Creating & Maintaining a Quality Management System
  • Improvement Through Continuous Process Monitoring
  • Reporting to the Regulator
  • Product Quality and Risk Mitigation

Participants should be generally familiar with quality systems experience in the food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing or related industries.  Experience with procedures (testing, recording and reporting) in a quality related role would also be beneficial.

Course Dates:  Sep 30 - Nov 24, 2019

Tuition: $5750 plus tax

Retail Consultant

Retail Consultants provide frontline customer service to individuals looking to purchase cannabis under the new legal framework.  The goal of the program is to provide comprehensive and efficient training to staff who require basic knowledge of cannabis, its effects and standard operating procedures. Courses include:

  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Product Knowledge
  • Effects of Cannabis
  • Titration Strategies

Course Dates:  On demand 

Tuition: $450 plus tax