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Cannabis Post-secondary Diploma Program

Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

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*Industrial workshops may be substituted by other informative projects due to COVID-19.

Program Overview

  • This nine-month technology driven cannabis production program prepares you for industry-relevant jobs such as Cannabis Master Grower, Responsible Person, Cultivation Technicians, Extraction Technologists, Cannabis Consultants/Educators and Product Developers. The program also opens career paths in cannabis sectors from healthcare, edibles, and cosmetics to nutraceuticals in Canada.
  • Through this program, you will learn how the Canadian cannabis industry’s regulatory framework applies to commercial cannabis production. The program covers Cannabis Regulations and Cannabis Commercial Production Mechanisms (Cannabis Cultivation, Extraction, Biotechnological Processes, and Tissue Culture) and all the production related activities within the scope of the Cannabis Regulations Act.
  • The program provides extensive knowledge on cannabis history and related regulations, current cannabis regulatory requirements, cannabis quality management systems, cannabis plant diseases, and current cannabis pest management techniques and sanitation programs besides other topics. Students will also learn skills through hands-on training or on-line satellite training with cannabis plants.
  • Industrial workshops and production practical training in the curriculum helps in ultimate cannabis production exposure. The NACPT has a faculty of professional expertise and industrial knowledge who conduct regular program reviews for an updated course content that cater to the current job market in cannabis production.

Admission Requirements

High School Diploma

Mature students are accepted

Course Length

35 weeks – Diploma

Next Start Date

May 24th, 2021

September 6, 2021

Financial Aid

NACPT offers both instructor led and online e-learning options for both our certificate and diploma courses. Please contact us for more details.

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Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance

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*Industrial workshops may be substituted by other informative projects due to COVID-19.

Program Overview

NACPT is one of Canada’s first colleges to be the first approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 of training to introduce Cannabis Post-secondary diploma credentials widely accepted by the Canadian and International Cannabis industry and regulatory standards. The legalization and commercialization of cannabis have increased demand for Quality Assurance Person, Quality Control Analysts, Quality Assurance consultants, Quality Assurance Coordinators, QA Auditors and other QA/QC related jobs in Canada. Successful completion of this nine-month cannabis diploma program will provide students with career-related skills and knowledge on cannabis Good Production Practices (GPP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), QA auditing, QC cannabis testing, cannabis scientific technical writing, cannabis quality assurance systems, quality management systems (QMS), and cannabis regulatory framework. The program also covers a wide range of topics, including GPP/GMP regulatory requirements, how cannabinoids and terpenes work on human systems, anatomy and plant functionality of cannabis, cannabis analytical testing requirements, biotechnological cannabinoid production process, tissue culture, development of standard operating procedures (SOP) for the cannabis industry, HPLC, GC and Dissolution testing systems and software, cannabis licensing process, audit and inspection and all the related regulatory requirements for cannabis.

The NACPT faculty are highly experienced professionals from the industry who have an extensive understanding of current industry trends in cannabis quality control and quality assurance. Hands-on experience is provided through quality control training, industrial workshops, guest speakers’ sessions, field trips, case studies, and internship opportunities for successful career placement.

Admission Requirements

Clear Criminal Record Check

High School Diploma with Biology/Chemistry Courses

Course Length

35 weeks – Diploma

Next Start Date

Please contact college

Financial Aid

NACPT offers both instructor led and online e-learning options for both our certificate and diploma courses. Please contact us for more details.

Job Assistance Program

NACPT offers its unique optional job development program for all graduates for free. In this program, graduates will get an opportunity to work with a career coach individually to obtain the maximum job opportunities in industrial cannabis production. As part of the job development program, the career development team will help each NACPT graduate tailor the resume, prepare for interviews, attend mock interviews, connect with industry experts, internship, company recruitments, and have exclusive access to the job market. This Job Assistance Program has been designed by NACPT to help the students prepare a career plan knowing the industry better through expert advice.

Financial Aid/Grants

NACPT provides various financial options, grants and scholarships for potential qualified students and employees which includes:

  • Second Career Grant
  • Job Grant
  • WSIB Grant
  • OW Grant
  • NACPT Newcomers Grant
  • NACPT Recent Graduates Grant
  • Reserve Grant
  • Other options

There are certain norms delivered by the Ontario Government for candidates opting for a second career. They are listed below.

Second Career Grant Eligibility

Eligible individuals are those who have been laid-off on or after January 1, 2005 – including Employment Insurance (EI) active claimants, EI “reach backs,” and non-EI-eligible individuals – who require skills training for employment in-demand occupations in Ontario.

“A Laid-off worker” is an individual who has been laid off on or after January 1, 2005, including someone:
Who are still unemployed
Who has taken one or more interim jobs but still unemployed
Who has taken one or more interim jobs and currently employed in it
Who is receiving a salary continuance (Salary continuance is a payment from the company to the laid-off workers for a designated period of time along with some or all benefits of them)
Who is on severance payment (Severance payment is the compensation paid to the laid-off workers because of their job loss and related benefits)

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Student Hired Companies:

Pharmaceutical

Food

Cosmetics

Testimonials

Manika Sharma

Graduate from Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance Post-secondary Diploma

NACPT Pharma College provided a tremendous boost to my career and connected my educational background with the booming cannabis industry. I was a scientist back home and was new to Canada. NACPT strengthen my skills and bridge my practical knowledge in Plant Biotechnology and me to navigate into this new cannabis industry. I am really thankful to NACPT Director and staff to make this happen and I highly recommend this college to everyone… there is something there for everyone.

Maha Mutshar

Graduate from Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance Post-secondary Diploma

NACPT Pharma College is a great institution to learn all the skills that you need for Pharma and Cannabis industries through high-quality education and hands-on training for lab testing. I have completed my Cannabis QA, QC Diploma Program and I got my full-time job in Cannabis Industry, so I would like to thank all the great professors for helping me to get success.

Martin Depta

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology Post-secondary Diploma

A great College with excellent staff. The Dean of the college Rathi Param is always motivating students to get the experience they need to move their career forward. Taking the Industrial Cannabis Production program helped me get a job in the industry and gave me the tools I need to think of my own business ideas.

Nora Samuel

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology Post-secondary Diploma

The Industrial Cannabis Production Technology advanced diploma program is a very technology-driven training program that helped me learn about cultivation and extraction techniques as per Health Canada regulatory requirements, quality, and all other related concepts to secure a position in a leading Cannabis Company. I will recommend this comprehensive program to anyone who wants to develop a career in the cannabis space or start a cannabis business on their own.

Kevin Deren Naidoo

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology Post-secondary Diploma

As a South African lawyer, I found this intensive program to be comprehensive, thorough and informative. I especially enjoyed the regulatory and good production practice aspects that I learned. The laboratory sessions brought the theoretical concepts to life. The lecturers are professional and knowledgeable. I met students from all over the world. Because of completing the course, I was able to secure an internship opportunity with the Cannabis Council of Canada. I would recommend this course to anyone wishing to succeed in this nascent, booming industry.

Dimple Kara

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology – Post-secondary Diploma

The course is in-depth and the subjects discussed were applicable to the course. It is unique to the college as compared to other courses offered by other colleges. Yes, I would definitely recommend this program to others. Year 2020.

 

Francesco Baafunno

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

The service was awesome, the delivery was perfect even in transition times such as the beginning of the pandemic. The preparation of the professors is practical and adequate, not only theoretical. My experience with NACPT was wonderful, fellow students, staff management, were always available to promptly help me out with any need. The preparation and the programs are exactly what the industry is looking to acquire so the career opportunities are immediate. I recommend to any student also International to attend NACPT programs to be prepared for the venues in the industry.

Position: Master Grower/QA Consultant/Business Developer

Tyler Harrison

Graduate from Industrial Cannabis Production Technology Post-secondary Diploma

This school was great it gave me all the skills, knowledge and resources to get into the competitive cannabis industry. The school enabled me to work full time and still complete my education. I am now working as an assistant master grower for an LP and I am as happy as can be. Thanks to all the amazing professors and big thanks to Rathi for everything you have done to assist in my success. Truly thankful!

Amy Liam

Graduate from Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance Post-secondary Diploma

I found the Cannabis Quality Control and Quality Assurance advanced diploma program covers all the quality assurance systems, analytical testing requirements, various technical procedures, cannabis testing instrumentation such as HPLC, GC-MS, Dissolution Apparatus, Chem Station Software, and etc. Currently, I am using all the skills that I learned from this great program!

Award-Winning Career College

NACPT Pharma College received the “Best Cultivation Education” award amongst all major cannabis training institutions in Canada and the USA. Awarded by the cannabis industry leaders, Grow-up Conference – 2019.

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Quick Contact

Please contact us to get more details about our services…

Inquiry: 416-412-7374
Text: 647-998-7374
Email: info@nacptpharmacollege.com

Or, please feel free to visit us at one of the following NACPT Pharma College Locations.

Toronto Campus:
9-5310 Finch Ave East
Toronto, ON
M1S 5E8

Mississauga Campus:
201-25 Watline Ave
Mississauga, ON
L4Z 2Z1

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