Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

CANNABIS DIPLOMA


Program code: IND.CAN.PROT.DIP

Credential Awarded: Post Secondary Diploma

Program Duration: 3 Semesters

Delivery: Full-time

Delivery Mode: Online / On-campus

Program Intake: Winter 2020 | Summer 2021 | Fall 2021

Please Note: Weekday and Weekend Schedules are available, Please contact the college for more                            details

Program Overview

This nine-month  technology driven cannabis production program prepares you for industry-relevant jobs such as Cannabis Master Grower, Responsible Person, Cultivation Technicians, Extraction Technologists, Cannabis Consultants/Educators and Product Developers. The program also opens career paths in cannabis sectors from healthcare, edibles, and cosmetics to nutraceuticals in Canada.

Through this program, you will learn how the Canadian cannabis industry’s regulatory framework applies to commercial cannabis production. The program covers  Cannabis Regulations and Cannabis Commercial Production Mechanisms (Cannabis Cultivation, Extraction, Biotechnological Processes, and Tissue Culture) and all the production related activities within the scope of the Cannabis Regulations Act.

The program provides extensive knowledge on cannabis history and related regulations, current cannabis regulatory requirements, cannabis quality management systems, cannabis plant diseases, and current cannabis pest management techniques and sanitation programs besides other topics. Students will also learn skills through hands-on training or on-line satellite training with cannabis plants.

Industrial workshops and production practical training in the curriculum helps in ultimate cannabis production exposure. The NACPT has a faculty of professional expertise and industrial knowledge who conduct regular program reviews for an updated course content that cater to the current job market in cannabis production.

*Industrial workshops may be substituted by other informative projects due to COVID-19.

Co-op (N/A)

Job Assistant program (Optional)

NACPT offers its unique optional job development program for all graduates for free. In this program, graduates will get an opportunity to work with a career coach individually to obtain the maximum job opportunities in industrial cannabis production. As part of the job development program, the career development team will help each NACPT graduate tailor the resume, attend mock interviews, connect with industry experts, and have exclusive access to the job market. This Job Development Program has been designed by NACPT to help the students prepare a career plan knowing the industry better through expert advice.

INDUSTRIAL CANNABIS PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE AND COURSE DESCRIPTION

Course Code

Course Title

CANP001

Cannabis Plant Science

CANP002

Cannabis Regulations

CANP003

Cannabis Commercial Production Mechanisms

CANP004

Cannabis Plant Pathology

CANP005

Cannabis Facility Design

Course Code

Course Title

CANP006

Cannabis Security and Plant Management

CANP007

Cannabis Entomology and Pest Management

CANP008

Cannabis Sanitization Program

CANP009

Cannabis Good Production Practice

CANP0010

Cannabis Analytical Chemistry

Course Code

Course Title

CANP0011

Cannabis Supply Chain

CANP0012

Cannabis Commercial Process Qualifications

CANP0013

Cannabis Plant Biotechnology

CANP0014

Cannabis Quality Management Systems

CANP0015

Cannabis-Infused Product Development

CANP0016

Cannabis Production Exposure

Cannabis Production Exposure

The program will include industrial workshops and production practices training where the students will closely work with the institution to go through industrial exposure.

Following are some of the skills you learn through this program:

Design and establish effective cannabis facility for production

Operate and manage cannabis facilities

Produce quality cannabis products as per the regulatory standard

Select the appropriate technology into the cannabis production process and facility

Comply with cannabis regulatory standards

Comply with current cannabis production technology

Develop cannabis processes, procedures, policies and protocols

Able to investigate any deviations and implement CAPA into the processes and systems

Control cannabis diseases in an effective manner

Control cannabis pests as per regulatory standards

Establish effective cannabis sanitation program

Implement appropriate Quality Assurance Systems and Quality Management Systems

Develop current cannabis good production practice procedure

Introduce cannabis tissue culture and biotechnological processes

Develop appropriate process qualification methods for cannabis production

Implement effective supply chain management program

Standardization or validation of various Processes/systems 

Develop cannabis infused products includes edibles, cosmetics and etc.

Test and release cannabis products as per the regulatory standards

Careers to be pursued after graduation:

● Responsible Person (RP)

● Master Grower (MG)

● Cannabis Extraction Head

● Cultivation Technicians

● Extraction Technologists

● Tissue Culture Technicians

● Up-Steam/Down-Stream Technologists

● Process Engineers/Scientists

● Product Developers

● Clinical Research Associates

● Technical Writers

● Cannabis Master Production Growers

● Sales And Marketing Associates

● Cannabis Consultants/Educators

● Validation Specialists

● Head of Security

● Policy Makers

WHO CAN APPLY ?

 

High School graduate or above with background in Biology/Chemistry and Mathematics and 

Mature students above or at the age of 18 

International Students

  1. Complete application/registration form. Click here for Online Registration.
  2. Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation.
  3. Students from countries where first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency:
    IELTS Academic: an overall minimum score  of 6.0 (no single test score below 5.0),
    TOEFL: 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 88 (internet based),
    CAEL: overall band score of 60.
  4. Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.
  5. Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test.
    (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees
    for a range of occupations.)
  6. Students are required to submit a Police clearance certificate.
  7. Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

Domestic Students

  1. Complete application/registration form. Click here for Online Registration.
  2. Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation.
  3. Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.
  4. Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test.
    (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees
    for a range of occupations.)
  5. Students are required to submit a Police clearance certificate.
  6. Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

1. Please allow 1-2 business days for the application review.

2. Following the application review, the NACPT administrative office will contact the applicant to book a meeting for any grant application (if applicable) and to create the payment plan.

For fee-related inquiries, contact us at 416-412-7374 or email us through info@nacptpharmacollege.com.

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Tyler Harrison, Assistant Master Grower from Strains Ltd.


Tyler Harrison, Assistant Master Grower  from Strains Ltd.


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Tyler Harrison, Assistant Master Grower  from Strains Ltd. “This school was great. It gave me all the skills, knowledge and resources to get into the...” [su_lightbox type="inline" src="#my-custom-popup-19" color="#0088FF"]Read More[/su_lightbox] [su_lightbox_content id="my-custom-popup-19"] Tyler Harrison, Assistant Master Grower  from Strains Ltd.   “This school was great. It gave me all the skills, knowledge and resources to get into the competitive cannabis industry. The school enabled me to work full time and still complete my education. I am now working as an assistant master grower for an LP and I am as happy as can be. Thanks to all the amazing professors and big thanks to the college dean for everything you have done to assist in my success. Truly thankful! ” [/su_lightbox_content]
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