Illinois Responsible Vendor Training (IL RVT)

IDFPR-Approved Program

Responsible Vendor Training is a training program for licensed cannabis operators required by state regulatory bodies and agencies, designed to protect consumers and establish industrial operating standards.

Illinois Cannabis RVT is an authorized provider of Responsible Vendor Training by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

This course was created and designed by Illinois Cannabis RVT and it is powered by Green Flower’s Learning Management System.

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Program Details

Duration

2 – 3 Hours

Modules

18

Duration

2 – 3 Hours

Modules

18

Course Description

Illinois Cannabis RVT is recognized as an authorized provider of Responsible Vendor Training by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

This course was created and designed by Illinois Cannabis RVT and it is powered by Green Flower’s Learning Management System.

You can find Illinois Cannabis RVT listed on the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations website by clicking here.

Topics Covered

  • Governing Regulatory Bodies
  • State Regulations + Best Practices
  • Responsible Cannabis Use
  • Addiction & Getting Help
  • Medical Cannabis Policy
  • Difficult or Sticky Situations
  • Site Security
  • Waste Disposal
  • Packaging & Labeling
  • Policy Enforcement & Discipline
  • Hours of Operation
  • Healty & Safety Best Practices
  • Checking IDs
  • Patient & Customer ID Policies
  • Quantity Limits
  • Transportation & Delivery
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Business Records
  • Patient Confidentiality
  • Governing Regulatory Bodies
  • State Regulations + Best Practices
  • Responsible Cannabis Use
  • Addiction & Getting Help
  • Medical Cannabis Policy
  • Difficult or Sticky Situations
  • Site Security
  • Waste Disposal
  • Packaging & Labeling
  • Policy Enforcement & Discipline
  • Hours of Operation
  • Healty & Safety Best Practices
  • Checking IDs
  • Patient & Customer ID Policies
  • Quantity Limits
  • Transportation & Delivery
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Business Records
  • Patient Confidentiality

Badge + Skills Earned

Earn + Share Your Badge

Earn the Responsible Vendor Badge, a third-party, verifiable digital badge that represents your professional skills and training accomplishments on LinkedIn or email signatures.

This badge represents to employers that a learner has completed an approved Green Flower cannabis education class designed to satisfy regulatory training requirements as established by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and has been approved for use in the state of Illinois.

The specific job skills represented by this badge include: compliant practices; cannabis effects on the human body; checking identification; handling difficult situations with patients in cannabis retail; security; waste disposal; health & safety best practices; inventory tracking; transportation; delivery; business records labeling; enforcement & discipline; and general cannabis regulations.

Professional badges are issued by GF Institute through Credly, a third-party skill verification platform. GF Institute is an organization that works with trusted subject matter experts to create the industry’s most-trusted standardized cannabis credentials.

Included Course Modules

Welcome to Green Flower’s Illinois Responsible Vendor Training Program.

This program and the certificate earned demonstrate that learners have gained the knowledge required to satisfy minimum licensure requirements as set by state regulatory boards from around the United States.

There are a total of 18 modules to complete in this course, including a 30 question multiple choice final exam.

This module introduces learners to the Illinois regulatory agencies responsible for oversight of the cannabis industry, types of cannabis programs legal under state law, agent cards, and the laws on buying/selling cannabis in Illinois.

Module includes 6 slides of information required by state regulators for licensed cannabis operators.

Module includes 15 slides of information for cannabis operators, a knowledge check, and 1 related video segment.

Specific topics covered include responsibly using cannabis, common effects and long-term use, effects of cannabis on youth & minors, pregnancy & breastfeeding, safety guidelines, and tips on responsible use best practices in Illinois.

Module includes 5 slides of information for cannabis operators, a knowledge check, and 1 related video segment.

Specific topics covered include signs of addiction & getting help.

Module includes 5 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include illness prevention and health & safety best practices.

Module includes 8 slides of information for cannabis operators, a knowledge check, and 1 related video segment.

Specific topics covered include types of medical cannabis programs, the patient registry program, medical cannabis policy & minors, and medical-use quantity/purchase amounts.

Module includes 14 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include checking IDs, legitimate IDs, fraudulent IDs, and common ID verification mistakes.

Module includes 6 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include dealing with difficult situations, illegal activities, de-escalating difficult situations, and incident logs.

Module includes 4 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include driving & cannabis laws, and the consequences of refusing a roadside DWI test.

Module includes 2 slides of information on Illinois Cannabis Regulations and Codes.

Specific topics covered include professional recommendations provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for informational purposes.

Module includes 2 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include quantity limits for adult and medical use.

Module includes 2 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered laws & regulations on sales of cannabis to minors, using a fraudulent ID, and specific considerations for the use of an Electronic ID Reader.

Module includes 5 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include purchaser privacy, HIPAA and patient privacy rights, and supplemental resources provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Module includes 10 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include cannabis labeling requirements, container & packaging requirements, product content listing, medical cannabis labeling, prohibited packaging items, labels on concentrates & extracts, and required warning labels.

Module includes 9 slides of information for cannabis operators, a knowledge check, and 1 related video segment.

Specific topics covered include inventory tracking systems, Biotrack, making inventory adjustments, annual reporting requirements, and specific inventory tracking system requirements.

Module includes 7 slides of information for cannabis operators, a knowledge check, and 1 related video segment.

Specific topics covered include security systems, restricted access areas, alarms, equipment access & maintenance, and video monitoring & surveillance systems.

Module includes 2 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include covered record categories, retention requirements, and making records available to the Illinois Division of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Module includes 3 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include destruction & disposal of cannabis, weighing requirements, destruction verification, and waste management best practices.

Module includes 5 slides of information for cannabis operators and a knowledge check.

Specific topics covered include unannounced inspections, investigations, compliance policies, and required compliance with Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation requests.

The Responsible Vendor Training final exam includes 30 multiple choice questions drawn directly from lesson content. To pass, learners must complete the exam with a score of 70 or above. 

Learners are given two opportunities to pass the final exam before the assessment becomes locked.

To facilitate digital exam proctoring requirements, learners are required to upload a picture of themselves holding a valid government-issued identification card that clearly shows both their picture and name.

Valid forms of identification accepted for this purpose include driver’s license, military ID, or a passport. 

Questions and Answers

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Testimonials & Student Insights

I thoroughly enjoyed this program and learned a variety of new things. I will be recommending completing this course to many of my colleagues!

Having a resource like Green Flower’s training programs to back up what we’re telling our clients adds so much value. They feel confident what I’m telling them is true, and it’s always great to have a reputable source of verified information in this emerging and fast-growing industry.

This training program covers the most important topics every cannabis employee needs to know.

It’s definitely worth the time, money, and experience gained to get this information for your team. Even for someone who works with regulations frequently, I found this content easy to digest and retain both for new employees and as a refresher course for long-term team members.

Empower Your Team to Succeed in Cannabis

We work with cannabis operators of all sizes to help you build a training program that meets the specific needs of your team and your business while making regulatory compliance simpler to maintain and manage.

Green Flower for Business offers a wide range of team-focused cannabis training program options, including:

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For Yourself

Purchase access to this program for yourself.

Purchases limited to one per person.
No discounts available for individual purchases.

Content access available for 90 days after purchase.

$99.99

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