Professional Series Of Cannabis Certificate Training

Medical Cannabis Prospects in Canada

The Canadian cannabis market is expected to grow quickly based on various market research and industry reports. There has been a significant increase in registered medical cannabis users, eligible license holder physicians and nurse practitioners who are eligible to prescribe Medical Cannabis.

The Professional Series of Medical Cannabis Training program is developed by an expert team to address the growing need for education in cannabis sector. The series of Medical Cannabis training focuses on various modules from how to grow Marijuana legally, how to become licensed producers (LP), various processes related to pharmaceutical product development and clinical research activities, regulatory and legal realities associated with the start-up companies and medical practitioners.

Certificate of completion for specific training will be given to trainees upon completing each workshop.


Quality Assurance for Cannabis

Certificate Program


5 Days


Nov 4th – Nov 8th, 2019


9 AM – 5 PM

  • Overview of the Licensing Process under Cannabis Regulations
  • Cannabis Good Production Practices (GPP) for Cannabis
  • Quality Management System
  • Cannabis Analytical Testing
  • Cannabis Quality Control
  • Cannabis Current Audit and Inspection
  • Quality Assurance System (QAS) in the Cannabis Industry
  • Sanitation Program for Cannabis
  • Cannabis Technical Writing

25 Watline Ave, Suite #201, Mississauga, ON L4Z 2Z1
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Who should attend?

Cannabis Production and Distribution

  • Production Manager
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Marketing Director

Regulatory Compliance Compli

  • Licence Producer/Consultant
  • Quality Person in Charge

Recreational Sector and Medical Clinics

  • Medical Practitioner
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Recreational Practitioner
  • Homeopathy Practitioner


  • Investors
  • Pharmacy/Dispensary Owners
  • Economic Development Professionals
  • Public Health Professionals

Quality Control and Quality Assurance

  • Investors
  • Quality Control (QC) Manager
  • Quality Person in Charge (QPIC)
  • QA Associate
  • Alternative Quality Person in Charge (AQPIC)
  • Senior Person in Charge (SPIC)
  • Technical Writer
  • Consultant

Research and Development (R&D), Analytical Development (AD)

  • Technician
  • Technologist
  • Analyst
  • Scientist
  • Process Engineer

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Other Programs

Plant Biology and Function – 1 day training

  • Unveiling the therapeutic potentials from cannabis plant
  • Cannabis treated illnesses or symptoms
  • Why medical cannabis legally available for medical purposes?
  • How does medical cannabis work?
  • Fundamental understanding of how plants grow and function
  • Plant anatomy and the structure/function
  • Important of plant cells and tissues
  • The hormones which regulate plant growth and development
  • Human endocannabinoid system
  • The phytocannabinoids found in cannabis
  • The promise shown by terpenes to further modulate their actions.

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Overview: Cannabis facility management and security requirements of full-scale production operation with appropriate techniques and cannabis regulatory requirements – 1 day training

  • Plans and Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Communications
  • Quality and Reporting
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Sustainability
  • HR and Suitability Assessments
  • Compliance and TRAs
  • Systems Design and SOPs
  • Threat Risk Assessment
  • Suitability Community Studies
  • Zoning by-Laws
  • Effective Surveillance and Alarm
  • Access Control System
  • Incident Management System

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Overview: A holder of a licence, other than a licence for analytical testing or a licence for research, must retain the services of one individual as the head of security – 1 day training

  • SOPs, Organizational Security Plan, and Physical Security Plans, Budgets, P&L, and Procurement
  • Security Systems (Cameras, Card Readers, Intercoms, Alarms) and Safety Supplies
  • Access protocols for employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Risk Assessments
  • Incident reports, statistics, audits, inspections, Cannabis Tracking (CTLS)
  • Emergency Incident Response (Fire, Bomb Threat, Power Loss, Suspicious Activities)
  • Workplace Violence / Harassments
  • Security Awareness Training Delivery
  • Product Security – transport and storage
  • Cyber Attacks, Business Continuity, Theft and Loss Control
  • Concluding remarks, test and case study

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Overview: Responsible person is a key person for LP to oversee all activities which requires technical knowledge, skills and management skills – 2 day training

  • Responsibility for supervising the activity on-site
  • RP, QAP, QPIC, A/QPIC, HP and MG
  • Ensuring that activities comply with the Regulations
  • Requirements of Cannabis Act and the Regulations
  • Convictions requirements and clearance
  • Handling of Class A precursors
  • Risk of those precursors being diverted to illicit market or use
  • Cannabis Facility Management, Security and Risk Assessment

Course Fee: $1720, No HST

Overview: Marketing, Sales, and Patient Acquisition Strategies – 1 days training

  • Review Health Canada Marketing Regulations
  • Create and implement branding strategies
  • Customer privacy and ethics
  • Target markets, domestic and international
  • Case studies

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Overview: A to Z QA itemized requirements as per cannabis quality assurance system, regulations and quality management system – 5 days training

  • An Overview of Cannabis Regulations
  • Cannabis Quality Assurance System
  • Cannabis Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Cannabis Quality Control and Analytical Testing
  • Cannabis Security Requirements
  • Cannabis Agricultural Collection Practices (GACP)
  • Good Production Practices (GPP)
  • Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Record Keeping for Cannabis
  • Complaints and Recalls for Cannabis
  • Cannabis Sanitation Program and Sanitation Validation
  • Deviation/OOS Procedures
  • Cannabis Self-Inspection (Audit) and Regulatory Inspection

Course Fee: $3900, No HST

Overview: Creating technical procedures, templates, protocols for medical cannabis products. Investigating and implementing CAPA, gap analysis and change controls – 2 days training

  • Types of technical documents and communications
  • Required list of SOPs (Quality Assurance, Operational and Production SOPs)
  • Overview of regulatory requirements (GMP and Cannabis Regulations Act)
  • Creating SOP Template
  • SOP writing and ensuring the flow of the document
  • Writing tips for a concise, unambiguous document
  • SOP system implementation process
  • Deviation, Out of Specification (OOS) and Out of Trend (OOT)
  • Investigation process
  • Testing procedures and Certificate of Analysis (CofAs)
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Gap analysis
  • The Change Control System related to SOP
  • Case studies

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Overview: Developing sanitation procedures, records, pestcontrols, training program, inspection and investigation for medical cannabis facility and equipment – 1 day training

  • Cannabis regulatory sanitation requirements
  • Expectation and current guidance
  • Objectives of Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Approved list of detergents
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Program for production
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for storage
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for extraction
  • Self-Inspection Procedure
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Records
  • Cleaning and Sanitation Verification
  • Deviation, Out of Specification and CAPA
  • Training of personnel and record keeping
  • Cleaning agents and
  • cleaning validation
  • Pest Control
  • Management
  • Case study

Course Fee: $860, No HST

GPP and GDP for cannabis production, cultivation, oil extraction and product development process- 2 days training

  • Plant propagation Good Production Practice (GPP)
  • Good Agricultural Collection Practices (GACP)
  • Plant cultivation Good Production Practice
  • Plant drying Good Production Practice
  • Plant Good Production Practice oil extraction practices
  • Batch record Good Documentation Practice (GDP)
  • Tracking Good Documentation Practice
  • Testing Good Documentation Practice
  • Destruction Good Documentation Practice
  • Compliant Good Documentation Practice
  • Recall Good Documentation Practice
  • Investigation Good Documentation Practice
  • Other related topics

Course Fee: $960, No HST

GPP and GDP for cannabis production, cultivation, oil extraction and product development process- 2 days training

  • Introduction to medical cannabis industry
  • Investment opportunities
  • Starting a cannabis
  • business
  • Legal realities
  • Networking and
  • consulting instruction

Course Fee: $195, No HST

Cannabis method development, method validation, raw material and finished product testing – 2 day training

  • Raw material and in-process testing requirements
  • Finished product testing requirements
  • Testing techniques
  • Specifications & regulatory
  • requirements
  • Qualifying raw materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Data analysis
  • Testing Software
  • Method development and validation
  • OOS and OOT Report
  • Certificate of Analysis (CofAs)

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Adequate level of clinical trials, regulations, and standards for medical cannabis clinical trials – 1 day training

  • Objective of clinical trials
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Phases of clinical trials
  • Protocol development
  • Data management
  • Privacy and ethics
  • Project management

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Cannabis process related validation covers the qualification of seed, cultivation, and process performance qualification along with packaging, cleaning and system validation overview. – 3 days training

  • Current FDA/Health Canada regulations
  • Facility/utility/computer validation
  • Packaging/Cleaning/Method validation
  • Writing validation protocol
  • Sampling and testing plan
  • Bulk hold time study/Stability study
  • Case studies

Course Fee: $860, No HST

An overview of the process of assessing a patient’s suitability for cannabis products. – 1 day training

  • Determining what type of product would be beneficial to treat their medical condition
  • Information about the education that should be given to patients to assist them to make good choices for their cannabis consumption
  • Cannabis drug controls
  • Cannabis drug monitoring
  • Cannabis drug administration
  • Report adverse effects
  • Good documentation practices and forms
  • Current FDA/Health Canada regulations

Course Fee: $860, No HST

An overview of cannabis-infused products and demos which will help students to get an idea of cannabis product development in Canada. – 1 day training

  • Edibles
  • Cosmetic
  • Nutraceutical
  • Medical Device
  • Demos

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Helping to understand Health Canada LP Application – 1 day training

  • Cannabis Regulations and Act Overview
  • Developing LP application
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Document list
  • Compliance program
  • Case studies

Fermentation scale-up for plant propagation and production of cannabinoid terpenes – 1 day training

  • Principles for in-vitro culture
  • Propagation phases and start-up of a healthy culture
  • Scale-up in fermenters
  • Production and characterization of cannabinoid terpene secondary metabolites
  • Establishment and validation plan for the manufacturing process
  • Quality assurance / Quality control of the process, in process and release tests
  • Critical Process Attributes, Critical Process Parameters and Material specifications for initial, in-process and final products in compliance with FDA/BGTD requirements
  • Case Study

Course Fee: $860, No HST

This certificate is focused on a variety of aspects that will impact Canadian workplaces, and highlight practical implications, considerations, and best practices for employers. Learn from industry leaders and experts with practical advice and tips on how your organization can prepare for the new reality, anticipate potential pitfalls, and educate you on what to anticipate as Canada moves in this new direction – 1 day training

  • The implications and practical applications of Bill C-45—the Cannabis Act
  • Understanding the potential impact on workplace productivity and safety
  • The employer’s duty to accommodate medical marijuana in the workplace
  • Private behavior and your public brand
  • A critical look at workplace policies and procedures as they relate to the recreational use of marijuana
  • Testing into the workplace—can you or should you do it?
  • The social implications within the workplace culture
  • Best practices to engage all stakeholders
  • HR Policies
  • Case Studies

Course Fee: $760, No HST

Insurance companies must be able to research and understand exactly the hurdles that each collective, cooperative, dispensary and grower faces on an everyday basis – 1 day training

  • Insurance products and policies
  • Insurance-related cannabis regulations
  • Ancillary cannabis businesses
  • Cannabis infused product manufacturers
  • Marijuana dispensaries
  • Marijuana events
  • Marijuana growers
  • Marijuana landlords
  • Medical marijuana physicians
  • Legal realities
  • Agents and brokers
  • Recent successes
  • Other related topics and case studies

Course Fee: $860, No HST

Overview of the auditing and inspection process to be in compliance with Canadian regulations – 1 Day

  • Audits (internal and external)
  • Self-inspection programs for process improvements
  • Regulatory inspections
  • Target, initial, pre-sale, and annual inspections
  • Preparing for inspections
  • Outcome of inspections
  • Corrective and preventive actions (CAPA)
  • Responding to inspection comments
  • Change control process
  • Gap analysis
  • Sampling/testing
  • Deviations, out of specification (OOS)
  • Compliant procedures
  • Recalls, returns, and re-processing
  • Quality system manual
  • Evaluation Review

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Cannabis growing regulatory requirements, GPP, effective growing techniques and tips- 2 days

  • GPP, cannabis regulations act
  • Managing a large-scale commercial facility
  • Performing all the tasks in the growing process including:
    • Designing and maintaining nutrient recipes
    • Potting and transplanting
    • Cloning
    • Feeding plants
    • Pest managemen
    • Sanitation programs
    • Defoliation, Topping
    • Flushing, Trimming
    • Harvesting, Drying
    • Packaging
    • Foliar and preventative sprays
    • Waste disposal and inventory management
    • Representative sampling
    • Demos

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Overview of the cannabis GMP related regulations and technical requirements and processes – 1 Days

  • GMP for cannabis production
  • Regulatory requirement
  • Self-inspection programs for process improvements
  • Regulatory inspections
  • Preparing for inspections
  • Corrective and preventive actions (CAPA)
  • Gap analysis
  • Process map
  • Responding to inspection comments
  • Change control process
  • Sampling/testing
  • Deviations, out of specification (OOS)
  • Compliant procedures
  • Recalls, returns, and re-processing
  • Quality documentation and system manual

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Overview of the various cannabis extraction techniques, regulatory requirements, process efficiencies, sampling and testing requirements – 1 Day

  • Extraction techniques
  • Process improvements
  • Sampling
  • Testing
  • Regulatory requirements

Course Fee: $960, No HST

Workshop Feedback

“Thank you very much for the well organized and presented training”
“Great details on document control and document requirements for license”
“Very educational and informative. It helps that instructor is knowledgeable in various areas, not just workshop content”
“The training provided exceeded my expectations, Thank you”
“Very informative and carefully planned material. Satisfied very much with the course.”
“I enjoyed the homework assignment individually rather than a group setting which forced us to read the ACMPR“
“It’s interesting and looking forward for more workshops”
“I found that the Technical Writing was in particular adapted to the medical cannabis sector with appropriate assignments to enhance the learning experience. All the questions were answered in a very professional manner to give insight into processes applied to Medical Cannabis Sector.”