Quality Assurance for Cannabis (BASIC AND ADVANCED)(CANC06A and CANC06B)

Live Session

Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Level of Training: Intermediate | Expert

Mode of Delivery: Live, interactive and instructor-led Webinar

Date :

   Dec 03, 2021 - Dec 06,2021(Session 1)
   Jan 28, 2021 - Jan 31,2021 (Session 2)

Fee: $1950 (Basic) + $1950 (Advanced)

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Webinar Overview


●The Cannabis Quality Assurance for Cannabis certificate training program provides you with the technical knowledge and skills for assuring that each cannabis product is safe and suitable for sale or to be provided under the Cannabis Regulations Act.

●Our QA for Cannabis training is recognized by industry leaders and accepted by regulatory agencies across Canada and at a global level.

●Training will allow you to develop Good Production Practices (GPP), Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Management Systems (QMS), record keeping, complaint and recall programs as well as implement written procedures for the approval or rejection of all products, specifications, representative sampling plans, test methods, controls, and results that affect the purity, quality and the composition of cannabis products.

●Attendees can interact with the class and lead trainers for more clarifications or concerns.

*Please note that the certificate of completion will be issued at the end of training.


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Course Offers


Register for 3 webinars at NACPT and get any available 1-day certificate training for free.


Day 1: Health Canada’s Current Cannabis Regulatory Framework and Licensing Processes –
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Module 1
● Cannabis Regulations- Overview – Current and Future
● Recent and current updates on the cannabis regulations act
● Regulatory Requirements for finished products, extracted oil, distillates, edibles and
medical device

Module 2
● Security Requirements
● License security clearance processes (CTLS)

Module 3

● Selling Regulatory Requirements
● Environmental controls Regulatory Requirements
● Packaging Regulatory Requirements
● Labels Regulatory Requirements
● Shipping Regulatory Requirements
● Cannabis Regulations Requirements for Quality Assurance

Module 4
● Cannabis Regulations and Act Overview
● Developing LP application
● Regulatory requirements
● Document list
● Compliance program
● Case study
● Q&A

Day 2: Cannabis Good Production Practices (GPP) – click here
Module 1
● GPP – Cannabis Regulation Act, Part 5
● Quality Assurance Systems for Cannabis

Module 2
Overview of GxP for Cannabis:

● Good Production Practices (GPP)
● Cannabis Eu-GMP
● Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP)
● Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
● Preventive Control Plans (PCP)
● Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP)
● Good Validation Practices (GVP)
● Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
● Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
● Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
● Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)

Module 3

Quality Management Systems
● QMS Programs and Policies:
● Control Procedures
● Sanitation Program
● Pest Management Program
● Calibration Program
● Validation Program
● Training Program
● Audit and Inspection Programs
● Other QMS

Module 4
● Good Production Practices (GPP) for Cannabis (GDocP)
● GPP regulatory requirements and applications for:
● Sales/exports
● Building
● Equipment
● Filtration system
● Sanitation Program
● Cannabis Testing
● Quality Assurance Person (QAP)

Module 5
● EU-GMP – GPP Gap Analysis
● Case studies

Day 3: Sanitation Program for Cannabis Production and Testing Requirements – Click Here
Module 1
● Cannabis regulatory sanitation requirements
● Expectation and current guidance
● Objectives of Cleaning and Sanitation
● Approved list of detergents and sanitizers

Module 2

● Cleaning and Sanitation Program for production
● Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for storage
● Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for extraction

Module 3
● Self-Inspection Procedure
● leaning and Sanitation Records
● Cleaning and Sanitation Verification

Module 4
● Deviation, Out of Specification and CAPA
● Training of personnel and record keeping
● Cleaning validation requirements
● Cleaning validation approaches for better performance

Module 5
● Pest Control
● Management
● Case study
● Analytical Testing Requirements
● Biological Testing Requirements
● Physical Testing Requirements
● Stability Studies
● Shelf-life establishments
● Mandatory Testing Requirements
● Non-mandatory Testing Requirements

Module 6
● Testing Specification
● Appropriate Testing Instrument and Software Systems
● Certificate of Analysis
● Method Development
● Method Validation

Module 7
● Out of Specification Result (OOS)
● Out of Trent (OOT)
● Outsourcing and Quality Standards
● Training Requirements
● Human Resources documents
● Packaging, Labeling and Shipping
● Case Study

Day 4: Technical Writing and Establishment of Audit and Inspection Programs for Cannabis –
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Module 1
Cannabis Current Audit and Inspection
● Audits (internal and external)
● Self-inspection programs for process improvements
● Regulatory Inspections
● Types of Inspections
● Preparing for inspections
● Outcome of inspections
● Corrective and preventive actions
● Responding to Inspection Comments
● Case Study – Create Template
● Questions and Answers

Module 2
Cannabis Technical Writing – Part 11
● Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
● Training Requirements
● Technical Writing for Cannabis Industry
● Quality Incident Reports (QIR)
● Quality Deviation Reports (QDR)
● Planned Deviation
● Unplanned Deviation
● Standard Operating Procedure
● Protocols/Reports
● Template creation

Module 3
CAPA and Gap Analysis – Part 2
● Corrective and Preventive Actions
● Risk management
● Data handling and trending
● Implementing corrective actions
● Establishing preventative actions
● Gap Analysis
● How to perform gap analysis
● Process maps
● Complaint Procedures
● Annual reviews
● Data handling and trending
● Retained Samples
● Adverse Reactions
● Recalls/Returns/re-processing

Module 4
● Change Control and Related Topics- QA – Part 3
● Change Control Process
● Case Study
● Evaluation Review

● Review of Cannabis Regulations Act for various applications and licensing processes
● Meet Health Canada’s requirements of the Quality Assurance Person (QAP) and Quality Control (QC) Analyst in the Cannabis Industry
● Apply GxP (GPP, Eu-GMP, GACP, HACCP, GDP, GVP, GEP, GLP, PCP and related good practices) system within the company
● Understand and implement all necessary Quality Assurance Systems
● Establish quality management systems and risk management within cannabis companies for better performance
● Design self-inspection and regulatory inspection methods for cannabis operation
● Develop current QA practices in cannabis companies
● Review and approve CofAs
● Develop cannabis technical procedures, policies, protocols and technical reports
● Perform product annual reviews
● Product/Batch release to the market
● Dealing with customer complaints, recalls, return and destructions
● Will have clear instructions and idea of QAP roles, QA and QMS systems and all regulatory requirements protocols

● Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
● Qualified Person in Charge (QPIC)
● Greenhouse Manager
● Master Grower (MG)
● Responsible Person (RP)

● Anyone who wants to learn about cannabis quality assurance systems
● Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
● Qualified Person in Charge (QPIC)
● Processing Facility Manager
● Greenhouse Manager
● Master Grower (MG)
● Responsible Person (RP)
● Students & Graduates
● Laid-off professionals
● WISB, Second Career and OW clients

Dean Rathi Param – NACPT Pharma College Validation Scientist at Validation Tech Inc., and QAP for Green Amber Canada, Head of R&D – International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA)


Rathi Param is the president/founder of the NACPT Pharma College, International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), and Validation Tech Inc. Rathi earned her B.Sc. in Chemistry from University Ottawa, MBA in Technology from the University of Phoenix, and Post Graduate Pharmaceutical QA & QC Certification from SRN Institute. She is an innovative and creative leader with more than twenty years of hands-on experience in many scientific industries (medical cannabis, medical devices, environmental, food, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical), complemented with fifteen years of academic and corporate training experience. She holds extensive expertise and knowledge in Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Formulation, Validation, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing Technology, Process Improvements, Auditing, and Inspection.


Today, Rathi is the Dean of NACPT Pharma College, Head of Health Canada approved Research and Development cannabis facility of IMCA, and Head of Cannabis Laboratory at Validation Tech Inc. Rathi is recognized for developing the first-ever ministry approved Cannabis Diploma programs in Canada. She also acts as the Quality Assurance Person (QAP) consultant for Green Amber Canada (Cannabis Producer) and holds consultant positions for many new and existing cannabis companies in Canada. Moreover, Rathi has assisted medical cannabis companies to become a Licensed Producer of Cannabis for Medical Purposes through Health Canada.


In the past 15+ years, Rathi has held strategic management roles in major Canadian pharmaceutical companies. Validation Scientist at Patheon Inc., Validation Services Manager at Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Toronto., Validation Specialist at Ciba Vision, Mississauga., Validation Quality Engineer (Consultant) at iPOC, Toronto, QA Director at CMAX Technologies, Validation Director at Validation Tech Inc., and Quality Assurance Person in charge at Green Amber Canada, Vancouver to name a few. Rathi’s interest in helping students, employers, and professionals across the world to commence their careers in the cannabis, pharmaceutical, and related industries was the motivation behind the launch of NACPT Pharma College, International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), and Validation Tech; to provide hands-on training and create a platform to direct the pathway to successful recruitment by the pharmaceutical, cannabis and related companies.


Kunal Sudan

Kunal Sudan earned his BA from McMaster University and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions from Ryerson University. Kunal has been training students and cannabis licensed producers in various topics in the cannabis industry since 2019 at NACPT Pharma College. He has a thorough knowledge of Health Canada’s Cannabis Regulations Act and all related regulations required in the cannabis industry. Kunal has more than 6 six years of experience in the research and development field, especially within cannabinoid sciences. He spent several years educating both patients and clinicians, developed clinical trial applications, and have overseen patient care. Kunal has been actively participating in the Continuing Medical Education at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine of Canadian Consortium on the Investigation of Cannabinoids. Students will enjoy his motivational training sessions at NACPT!


Alpesh Patel

Alpesh Patel

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Owen Mitchell

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Olivia Brown

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