One of the most in-demand job sectors in cannabis is cultivation. If you have an interest in working with plants, this is a great career for you. Get your foot in the door and get a leg up with a cannabis cultivation training course.
This fully online program includes 45 hours of instruction that will help you understand cannabis cultivation best practices, with instruction developed by leading cannabis industry experts.
Interested in more in-depth knowledge? Learn more about the 6-month university certificate in Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture.
This program was designed by industry professionals to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to start you cannabis cultivation career. You’ll learn cannabis basics, along with industry best practices that will allow you to quickly walk into a role in a grow facility.
Upon completion, you’ll be awarded a certificate of completion from your chosen college. Additionally, you’ll gain access to the Employer Network, which includes access to a digital badge to display your credential, as well as membership to the GF Institute, the professional organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professionalism, credibility, and equity in the cannabis industry.
You will study a range of topics, including: the business of cannabis cultivation, botany and genetics of the cannabis plant, seeds, germination, cloning, light sources, pests, disease and threat management, irrigation, product safety, packaging and labeling, storage and more.
Upon completion of this certificate, you’ll be able to:
This certificate serves as a thorough training to the job role of the cultivation technician.
Once you have completed all three units and passed the exams, you will be rewarded with the official Advanced Cultivation Technician Certificate. Below you can explore sample course content from the video lectures.
The programs are self-paced and you can register and begin the courses at any time. You’ll have eight weeks to complete the program starting from the date you register.
The programs were designed to be completed in eight weeks. You may complete the program faster, depending on the amount of time you dedicate each day.
Students should expect to dedicate around 6 hours per week to complete coursework in this program.
Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion from the college they choose.
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