Training For Individuals


The cannabis industry is growing rapidly, creating an enormous demand for a well-trained workforce. You can be a part of this exciting industry by learning the skills and knowledge needed to help you thrive in a variety of roles.

Whether you are looking for an entry-level role in a dispensary or you already work in the industry and want to level-up your skills, there is a training program to meet your needs. All of our programs are developed with input from industry professionals and leading experts in the field.

On Demand Courses - Smiling Woman

On Demand Courses

8-Week Single Courses

Role-specific training courses designed as an on-ramp to the cannabis industry. You can begin the course immediately upon registration.

Available through college partners

Advanced Dispensary Associate Certificate

The Dispensary Associate Program provides advanced job skills and knowledge to excel in a retail environment.


• Cannabis Compliance Training
• Cannabis Retail Essentials
• Health and Safety Training

Advanced Cultivation Technician Certificate

The Cultivation Technician Program serves as a thorough training for a cultivation job.


• Cannabis Compliance Training
• Cannabis Retail Essentials
• Health and Safety Training

Advanced Manufacturing Agent Certificate

The Manufacturing Agent Program provides the knowledge and skills to succeed in cannabis manufacturing.


• Cannabis Compliance Training
• Cannabis Retail Essentials
• Health and Safety Training

University Certificate Programs

24-week Certificate Programs

In-depth programs that consist of three, 8-week courses that delve into specific sectors of the industry. Choose from four distinct tracts. There are 6 start dates per year.

Available through university partners

Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate

Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex process of production, management, cultivation, plant care, yield maximization and more.

The Business of Cannabis Certificate

Understand the challenges and opportunities available in the cannabis industry as you progress from seed to sale. This programs covers a variety of topics from HR to marketing and retail. 

Healthcare and Medicine Certificate

This program offers expert, in-depth instruction on the medical properties of cannabis. This is a great program for retail and medical professionals who want to better understand the medical benefits of cannabis. 

Compliance & Risk Management Certificate

Gain an understanding of the risks related to operating a commercial cannabis business and learn how to mitigate them with a proven Cannabis Risk Management Framework.

Ganjier Certification

Cannabis Sommelier Certification Program

A first-of-its-kind rigorous, multi-tiered, comprehensive cannabis trade certification training, created and taught by the most respected names in the field.

Certified Ganjier Training

The foundational level of Ganjier training focuses on the accurate assessment of cannabis quality, artfully executed service, and the business of successful cannabis sales.

  • The Ganjier Systematic Assessment Protocol™
  • The Ganjier Customer Interaction Protocol™
  • Expert-Led Hands-On Training in the Heart of the Emerald Triangle
  • Much more!