Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program

Class Begins: April 2019


Grow Your Career in Cannabis Cultivation Today

The Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program is a comprehensive online training program that will empower you with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to meet the demands of, and gain employment in, today’s commercial cannabis industry. That means helping you understand the entire cultivation process from seed to sale, so you have the confidence and clarity to participate in this exciting, rapidly growing industry.

You’ll learn:

The Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program covers these topics in detail, taught by some of the world’s leading cannabis growers, scientists, authors and educators. Additionally, our experts will use their deep cannabis industry experience to impart valuable tips and guidance to help you succeed in this blossoming new industry in a variety of positions, including:

Validate your knowledge by achieving a passing score on the Green Flower Cultivation Certificate Exam to earn your personalized Certificate of Completion. This Certificate, coupled with the knowledge it represents, will establish your credibility and provide you with the confidence and knowledge to secure a position in this highly competitive field.

What's included: 13 online courses taught by leading cannabis experts comprised of engaging videos, written materials, knowledge checks at the end of every module to assimilate learning, a private forum for students to connect and provide support, downloadable references to keep and access on your mobile devices, and your official Green Flower Cannabis Cultivation Certificate (once you pass the Exam).

Prerequisites: None

Tuition: Online curriculum plus exam: $499 (USD), Exam Retakes $69 (USD). Exam fees are non-refundable.

Passing Score: A grade of 80% on the Exam is required to pass.

Exam Details: The Green Flower Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Exam is a comprehensive multiple choice exam administered online. A grade of 80% is required to pass. Enrollment allows two attempts to achieve a passing score. You have 90 days from enrollment to take the Exam. This is a closed book Exam.

Upon Passing: You will receive your official Green Flower Cannabis Cultivation Certificate to hang on your wall and use for credibility and trust in the Industry.

Reasons to Get Green Flower’s Cannabis Cultivation Certificate

  • Get the knowledge required to gain employment in commercial cannabis
  • Stand out as a credible leader with proper cultivation education
  • Learn from the world’s leading cannabis growers, breeders, and educators
  • Gain expert direction about how to succeed in cannabis cultivation today
  • Discover how to grow high-quality organic cannabis

The Cannabis Cultivation Program is taught by the world's leading cannabis experts in their domain.

Mel Frank
Legacy Grower & Author of The Marijuana Grower’s Guide
Kyle Kushman
Vegamatrix, 13-Time Cannabis Cup Winner
Kevin Jodrey
Wonderland Nursery & Port Royal, Commercial Cultivation Expert
Derek Gilman
Green Flower Host, Veteran Grower & Connoisseur
Kyra Rude
Integrated Pest Management Expert, Rincon-Vitova
David White, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Regenerative Agriculture; Soil, Nutrient & Sustainability Specialist.
Jennifer "Seshata" Macfarlane

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The Green Flower Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program is 100% online and can be taken from almost anywhere in the world. Enrollment includes a comprehensive 13-module online training led by top cannabis experts, and an online exam which you must pass with a score of 80% or greater to receive your Certificate.
You will learn the botany of the cannabis plant, proper genetic selection, how to germinate seeds, how to make clones, soil vs soil-less techniques (including “living soil”), lighting options, correct watering and nutrient cycles, maximizing quality and yields, natural pest management and disease control, harvesting tools and techniques, proper drying and curing techniques, the roles and opportunities in the cannabis cultivation business, and much more.
Between watching the video content, reading the written material, taking the short quizzes, and studying for the Exam, it will likely take you approximately 25 to 35 hours to complete.
This Certificate Program is for you if: you want to work in any aspect of cannabis cultivation and need to stand out, you already work in cannabis cultivation and want to improve your results / yield / crop-loss by learning from the world’s best, you are making or testing cannabis products and need to understand what high-quality cannabis truly is, or you’d love to grow your own organic cannabis and prefer to do it right from the start.
You gain the knowledge to get hired in many aspects of commercial cannabis cultivation including: assistant grower, trimmer, processor, clone and seed sales, nursery support, greenhouse support, grow room support, irrigation support, nutrients support, plus various roles in production, manufacturing, and distribution. The Cannabis Cultivation Certificate will give you the fundamental knowledge about growing and processing cannabis to add immediate value to any commercial cannabis business.
As an experienced cultivator in this rapidly-changing industry, you realize there is always more to learn. Techniques evolve and technology advances. While the Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program was designed primarily to provide foundational cultivation knowledge for someone looking to enter the industry, the sheer scope and comprehensiveness of the courses will inevitably yield information, techniques or tips that will greatly improve your results and knowledge. For instance, how familiar are you with the proper botanical terminology? Are you aware of the current advancements in genetic marker assisted breeding? Have you ever seen "living soil" under the microscope? There is always more to learn, which is why the Certificate Program would benefit you too. Plus, it’s a great way to validate your knowledge and demonstrate to others how much you truly know.
Enrollment for the Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program is $499. You will have 2 chances to pass the Certificate exam with your tuition. $69 Exam retakes after that.
Class starts April 10th, 2019 and you will have 90 days to take the final Certificate Exam.
You will have two chances to pass the final Certificate Exam with enrollment. Retakes are $69 after that. You must achieve an 80% passing score to receive your Green Flower Cannabis Cultivation Certificate.
Absolutely. This is an online Certificate Program that can be taken from almost anywhere in the world.
While there might not be opportunities to participate in your legal market locally, there are great opportunities in other states and/or countries around the world. If you are open to pursuing those opportunities, taking this Certificate Program would be an invaluable step for you. Furthermore, legalization is sweeping the nation, so getting a Cannabis Cultivation Certificate will help you be the first prepared when things shift.
No, Green Flower is not an accredited school and doesn’t plan to be. We produce trusted cannabis education led and validated by the world’s top experts, and our Certificates are utilized by companies, associations, nonprofits, and governments globally.
No, this Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program is 100% original content designed specifically for this Certificate Program, led by many of the world’s most respected cultivators, breeders, and best-selling cannabis authors.
Absolutely! You can review any and all materials as many times as you'd like. However, please note that once you begin the exam, it’s closed-book.
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us no later than 7 days before the scheduled event date. We will be happy to refund your class fees (minus our processing cost of $40) No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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Cannabis Cultivation Certificate Program

Class Begins: April 2019