College Overview

“NACPT does not only seek to educate its graduates but also encourage and motivate them to a high degree of confidence with close quarters to the aspired career in pharmaceutical, cannabis, medical device, nutraceutical, cosmetic, food, business, technology and related fields.”

North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology (NACPT) is a career college that operates as a PCC under PCC Act, 2005. Currently, NACPT Pharma College has two campuses. The campuses are located in the heart of Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario.

NACPT College is a leading Canadian college that provides in-depth skill training in pharmaceutical, cannabis, business, technology and related fields in order to maximize the job and business opportunities within the target industries. For over ten years, NACPT has offered specialized in-depth skill training, graduate and post-graduate diploma programs in both pharmaceutical and cannabis industries. In addition, NACPT has been offering various cannabis skills training and business incubation programs since 2017. NACPT Pharma College is affiliated and partnered with many leading pharmaceuticals, cannabis, technology, IT and related companies with the intention of providing job placement within the industry-related sectors.

With the affiliation with highly reputable organizations, NACPT provides consulting services, research and development in the pharmaceutical, cannabis and other sectors.

NACPT Pharma College is the world leader in cannabis industry training and was the first Canadian college to receive Canadian ministry approval to offer post-secondary diplomas in cannabis production, quality control and quality assurance. NACPT Pharma College won the Best Cultivation Educator Award from the Grow-Up Conference and Expo in which it was chosen amongst seven cannabis education providers including leading universities and colleges across North America.

NACPT Pharma College offers hands-on-training through a team of highly qualified and expert industrial specialists on the latest developments and technologies to help streamline the professional capabilities of our graduates. NACPT is well equipped with the required laboratory instruments and equipment which include HPLC 1100, Chemstation, HP 6890 GC with headspace, VK Dissolution Apparatus, Infra-Red Spectroscopy V838 and UV. The pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industry landscape is rapidly evolving as there have been increasing improvements accompanied by stringent compliance standards required of the respective employees working in these industries. The most regulated areas are Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Research and Development, Method Development, Validation and Manufacturing Technology, Formulation, Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Research. To meet such soaring demands, NACPT’s programs have been fine-tuned with impressive features that are precisely customized to be practical, scientific-industry oriented, career targeted, modern technologically driven and short-term.

As a world-leading cannabis college, we offer graduate diploma programs in cannabis commercial production, and quality control and quality assurance areas. The Industrial Cannabis Production Technology program covers master grower techniques, quality management systems, supply chain, biotechnological production methods, validation, edibles, infused product development, extraction techniques and all other production technology-related concepts. The Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance program covers all quality assurance systems for the cannabis sector, cannabis analytical and biological testing requirements, technical writing, audit and inspection, testing instrumentation and software training. In addition to the diploma training, NACPT also offers more than 20 fast-track cannabis certificates training including Master Grower Practices, Quality Assurance for Cannabis, Head of Security, Responsible Person, Cannabis Process Related Validation, GPP, Eu-GMP and more. Recently, NACPT Pharma College opened another division for IT, business and other technology-related sectors. Under this business and technology division, NACPT provides International Business Administration, Software Developer, Hospitality and Tourism, Payroll and Accounting and Medical Office Administration training programs.

As a team of industrial experts, NACPT provides job assistance to our graduates, newcomers, internationally trained professionals (medical doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, engineers and related profession), laid-off workers (second career), and Ontario Work and WSIB students. NACPT affiliated and connected with many pharmaceutical, cannabis, IT and business industries to provide a smooth job transition from our career-oriented skill training programs.

We have a very high success rate and love hearing success stories from our students. Click here to see numerous testimonials written by our graduates and trainees!

NACPT is also a leading Cannabis/ Marijuana training provider among few Cannabis Schools, and Marijuana Institutes / Marijuana Colleges in North America.

  • NACPT is a registered Private Career College under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 and the regulations made under the Act. The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development is responsible for administering laws relating to education and skills training.

  • NACPT is an approved Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) provider. WSIB is an Ontario government agency that ensures employers contribute to a province-wide insurance fund.

  • NACPT is registered as a private career college and active member of National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) since 2010. NACC is a national association representing 500 regulated career colleges from across the country.

  • NACPT is registered as a private career college and active member of Career Colleges Ontario (COO) since 2004. COO is a not-for-profit association that supports post-secondary institutions and educational organization in the province.

  • NACPT has been working with City of Toronto in various projects and activities since the year 2015.



Award-Winning Institution as the “Best Cultivation Educator” amongst seven leading cannabis education providers across North America.

Awarded by Cannabis Industry Leaders.