Cannabis Primer, In-person at the University of Guelph Apr 29 - May 3/19

Hosted at the University of Guelph campus in collaboration with the Controlled Environment Systems Research Facility, Cannabis Compliance Inc. is pleased to present a Cannabis Primer course to individuals looking to get some insight into production side of this new emerging industry.

This training program provides students with the necessary skills and abilities to meet standard operating procedures in all job functions. Students are instructed on how to perform grow operations such as soil preparation, propagation, transplanting, watering/fertigation, defoliation, trimming and pruning, harvesting, and inventory management. Monitoring and inspecting crops to determine plant health (identifying pests and disease), taking pest control measures to maintain crop health, as well as cleaning and sanitizing production rooms and equipment will also be covered.

Suggested Background: 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: April 29 – May 2, 2019

Time: 9 – 3pm daily

Location: University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Lifetime Learning Centre, Bldg 77, Rm 1715. Access off of McGilvary Street

Tuition: $599 + tax

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 Apr 22 - May 12

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: Apr 22 - May 12, 2019

Tuition: $2950 plus tax

Master Grower: Apr 1 - May 12, 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:  Apr 1 - May 12, 2019 

Tuition:  $3700 plus tax

PROD. ASSOC: Production Associate Program Jan 7 - Feb 24, 2019

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:  April 15 - June 2, 2019

Tuition: $1499 plus tax 

PROD. MGMT: Production Manager Program May 20 - Jul 7

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: May 20 - Jul 7, 2019

Tuition: $4350 plus tax

QAA: Quality Assurance Associate Program May 6 - Jun 30

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:  May 6 - Jun 30, 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