CBD Certificate Program

Expert-level training to succeed in CBD today

$397 $197

The CBD Certificate Program covers all things CBD: the industry, the products, the policies, the applications, and more.


 
You will quickly and effectively get up to speed on every aspect of this incredible compound, so you can make CBD work for you personally and professionally.

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The program will help you develop skills and expertise essentials to success with CBD, including:

  • The properties that make CBD a unique and special cannabinoid
  • How to guide consumers to the CBD products that fit their needs
  • Ways CBD affects the body
  • The legal landscape: what you need to know to stay compliant
  • The breadth of opportunities in the burgeoning CBD industry
  • The most up-to-date legitimate research around CBD
  • How to distinguish real CBD business opportunities from hype
  • The specific attributes of every type of CBD product
  • Using CBD to provide relief for different ailments and conditions
  • How to tell the difference between quality and inferior CBD products

Complete the Program 100% Online

CBD sales in the U.S. are expected to reach $20 billion by 2024.

One in seven Americans currently use CBD, and the popularity is expected to increase. People are using CBD to find relief from pain, anxiety, arthritis, sleeplessness, and a variety of other ailments, all without the psychoactive effects associated with THC. CBD oil has entered the marketplace in the form of tinctures, infused edibles, topicals, and more.

There are real opportunities in the CBD space, but before you can get into this market and thrive, you need to get a firm grasp on the many facets of the CBD industry.

Who can benefit from taking this program?

 
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Entrepreneurs
Get the expertise you need to create new products and services before the competition.
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Medical Professionals
Provide expert guidance to your patients who are asking about cannabis and CBD.
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Retailers
Understand the difference between high-quality and low-quality methods, so you can sell CBD products with confidence.
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Job Seekers
Acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to start a career in the CBD industry.
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Consultants
Offer your clients the highest level guidance around CBD.
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Product Creators
Learn new ways to develop, market, and sell CBD products in categories like health and wellness, skincare, and more.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Meet the Instructors

The CBD Certificate Program was developed by the business leaders, scientists, medical professionals, and innovators that are steering the multi-billion-dollar CBD industry. The curriculum is based on their cutting edge research and first-hand industry experience.

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Dr Frank D'Ambrosio

Orthopedic Surgeon/Medical Marijuana Advocate

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Garret Graff

Managing Attorney

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Kimberly Dillon

Marketing Strategy Expert & Keynote Speaker

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Kyle Boyar

Field Applications Scientist

Testimonials

"Green Flower Programs are immensely valuable to the cannabis industry. Even as an industry expert, I learned some things I didn't know before, deepened my knowledge in certain areas, and loved the learning process with all the videos, interactive materials, and quizzes. Whether you are looking to enter the industry or grow as a leader in your company, I recommend everyone go through this invaluable online cannabis training."

Tyler Stratford, Retail Operations Manager, Canna Advisors

"We had people on our team who were new to cannabis and many who are experts. Everyone learned something! Now, as a business, we all have a set level of understanding of cannabis and its history."

Dianna Czarkowski, Canna Advisors

"Green Flower Programs are immensely valuable to the cannabis industry. Even as an industry expert, I learned some things I didn't know before, deepened my knowledge in certain areas, and loved the learning process with all the videos, interactive materials, and quizzes. Whether you are looking to enter the industry or grow as a leader in your company, I recommend everyone go through this invaluable online cannabis training."

Tyler Stratford, Retail Operations Manager, Canna Advisors

Curriculum

Course Description:

Welcome to Introduction to Cannabidiol (CBD). In this course we will discuss the differences between Hemp and CBD. Are Marijuana and Hemp the same plant? Then we transition into what makes CBD popular and the implications of its non-psychoactive properties. Finally, we give an overview as CBD as a medicine.

Course Objectives After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define CBD, and recall its history
  • Compare and contrast Hemp and CBD
  • Identify the differences between CBD and THC
  • Examine CBD as a medicine
 

Course Description:

Welcome to Therapeutic Mechanisms of CBD. In this course we give an overview of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). Next, we take a closer look at THC & CBD noting their similarities and benefits. Finally, we will examine the importance of quality control, when working with and harvesting CBD.

Course Objectives After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how CBD interacts with Endocannabinoid System
  • Compare & contrast THC & CBD
  • Explain the importance of quality control when working with CBD extraction.

Course Description:

Welcome to CBD Product Types. In the course we explore the different CBD formulations and discuss how they work. We will review a variety of different CBD related products and discuss the onset and duration of each.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the different CBD formulations and describe how they work
  • Identify the onset and duration of several CBD related products

Course Description:

Welcome to Treating with CBD. In this course we discuss the hype surrounding CBD and the medicinal benefits. Then, we will review the dosing protocols and highlight how to determine a CBD dosage. Finally, we will take a closer look at CBD for animals and children, and discuss the complications and legalities involved.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the medicinal purposes for CBD
  • Discuss how to determine the dosing protocols for CBD
  • Give an overview of CBD use with pets & children

Course Description:

Welcome to CBD Contraindications. In this course we will review the risk factors associated with taking CBD. Then, we will discuss how CBD interacts with other drugs and medications. Finally, identify safety and patient care when working with CBD.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the risk factors associated with taking CBD
  • Discuss how CBD interacts with other drugs and medications
  • Explore safety protocols when working with patients and CBD

Course Description:

Welcome to CBD Myths & Misconceptions. This course will explore some of the most commonly held myths associated with taking CBD.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the most commonly held myths & misconceptions related to CBD

Course Description:

Welcome to Quality Control. In this course we will discuss the importance of quality assurance in the CBD/THC industry. Then, we will review how to stay complaint with CBD products.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss how ensure what you are marketing is safe
  • Explain how to keep a CBD in compliance
  • Identify who to source from Hemp vs Cannabis

Course Description:

Welcome to Legal Landscape. In this course, we'll discuss the current regulatory status surrounding CBD. We then will dive into all of the ongoing policy changes and discuss how to stay up to date.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the 2018 Farm Bill
  • Review ongoing policy changes
  • Identify where to source accurate information

Course Description:

Welcome to the CBD Research & Applications. This course will explore ongoing research in CBD and cannabis related products. We will then take a look into the future of CBD as a medicine.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss ongoing CBD research
  • Explore the future of CBD in medicine
  • Review a case study and discuss the findings

Course Description:

Welcome to the class on CBD Business Opportunities. This course will give a brief overview on the business side of CBD. Then we will discuss the various facets of the CBD industry including cultivation, processing, manufacturing, and distribution. We will wrap up by discussing retail and marketing of CBD.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the business opportunities in the cannabis industry
  • Discuss the various categories of the CBD industry
  • Explain the process of marketing and retail in the CBD industry

CBD Certificate Program

You have 90 days to complete this program

$197 (USD)

  • Average time of course: 7 hours

  • Time to complete course: 90 days

  • Extensions available if needed

  • 100% online. Learn anywhere!

About Green Flower

The World's Top Cannabis Experts in One Place

The thought leaders who are shaping the future of cannabis teach our curriculum. 

Cost-Effective Industry-Leading Training

Our programs are 100% online, so you have the freedom to learn from anywhere. You won’t need to attend expensive conferences or work around a consultant's schedule.

Green Flower Community

Every student gets access to the Green Flower Community, where you can connect and network with others in the program.

Industry Credibility

Green Flower training is utilized by many of the cannabis industry's most respected organizations. 

FAQs

Are there any prerequisites?

No. This program is available to anyone.

What's included with this program?

Online courses comprised of engaging videos and written materials, knowledge checks at the end of every module to assimilate your learning, private forum for students to connect and provide support, downloadable references to keep and access on your phone, and your official Green Flower Certificate (once you pass the exam).

Can I take the program online?

Yes. Green Flower Programs are 100% online and can be taken from anywhere in the world.

Who should get a Green Flower Certificate? What will it do for me?

Whether you are looking to enter the cannabis industry, get hired by a cannabis company, invest in the cannabis market, win a cannabis license, become a more knowledgeable advocate, better serve the patients in your care, or contribute more deeply to your organization, getting a Green Flower Certificate will make you exponentially more confident, credible, and valuable to the cannabis industry today.

How much time and energy will it take to get my certificate?

Between watching the video content, reading the written material, taking the short quizzes, and studying for the exam, it will likely take you 7 hours to complete.

How do I pass the course?

You'll need to achieve a grade of 80% on the final exam to pass the course and receive your certificate.

What can you tell me about the final exam?

The 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 will have 90 days to complete both the program and the final exam. This is a closed book exam. Upon passing, you will receive your official certificate to hang on your wall and use for credibility and trust in the Industry.

What happens if I don't pass the exam?

You will have two chances to pass the final exam with enrollment. Retakes are $69 after that. You must achieve an 80% passing score to receive your Green Flower Certificate.

Is your program accredited?

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 programs are utilized by companies, associations, nonprofits, and governments around the world.

Will there be any mailed, hard copy books or reference materials?

No, nothing will be mailed and no hard copy text will be assigned. There are materials in each course that you can download, print, and use at your convenience.

Can any module be visited more than once, to reinforce learning?

Absolutely! You can review any and all materials as many times as you would like in the 90 days (30 for Sell-SMaRT) your program is open.

Refund Policy

We understand that sometimes plans change. If you can no longer take the course, please email us no later than 7 days after your purchase. We will be happy to issue you a refund (minus our enrollment fee of $20). No refunds will be given to cancellations made after 7 days of purchase.

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