Cannabis Plant Science

Live Session

  • Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Level of Training: Beginner | Intermediate
  • Mode of Delivery: Live, Interactive and Instructor-led
  • Fee: $995

Both Online and OnCampus training is available

Program Overview

The Cannabis Plant Science certificate is a one-day training program covering the therapeutic effects of cannabis plants for treating illness, the legal availability of cannabis, cannabis plant biology, its functions, and how cannabinoids work on the human endocannabinoid system.

Learn the nature, history, and functionality of the cannabis plant to advance careers such as cannabis cultivation and extraction technicians, master growers, and QA persons.

Attendees may interact with the class and lead trainers for more clarifications or concerns.

Program Offers

  • Register for 3 certificate programs at NACPT and get any available 1-day training for free.
  • Attendees will be issued the certificate of completion at the end of training program.

Additional Program Info

  • Program Module
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Job Opportunities
  • Who Should Attend

Program Module

Module 1
Unveiling the therapeutic potentials from cannabis plants.
Cannabis treated illnesses or symptoms.
Module 2
Why is medical cannabis legally available for medical purposes?
Module 3
How does medical cannabis work?
Module 4
Fundamental understanding of how plants grow and function.
Plant anatomy and the structure/function.
Importance of plant cells and tissues.
Module 5
The hormones which regulate plant growth and development.
Module 6
Human endocannabinoid system.
The phytocannabinoids found in cannabis.
Module 7
The promise shown by terpenes to further modulate their actions

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the nature and history of cannabis plants
  • Identify plant anatomy and functionality
  • Differentiate various types of cannabis plants
  • Understand how cannabinoids work in the endocannabinoid system

Job Opportunities

  • Cultivation Technicians
  • Extraction Technologists
  • Quality Assurance Person
  • Master Growers
  • Assistant Master Growers

Who Should Attend

Cannabis Production and Distribution
Responsible Person (RP)
Greenhouse Manager
Master Grower
Regulatory Compliance
License Producer / Consultant
Qualified Person in Charge (QPIC)
Recreational Sector and Medical Clinics
Medical Practitioner
Nurse Practitioner
Recreational Practitioner
Homeopathy Practitioner
Companies / Organizations
Pharmacy / Dispensary Owners
Public Health Professionals
Research and Development (R&D), Analytical Development (AD)

Faculty of Cannabis Plant Science

Kunal Sudan

CEO, Delta Eight Pharmaceuticals, Faculty Member of Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

Kunal Sudan earned his BA from McMaster University and Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions from Ryerson University. Kunal has been training students and cannabis licensed producers in various topics in the cannabis industry since 2019 at NACPT Pharma College. He has a thorough knowledge of Health Canada’s Cannabis Act and Regulations and all related regulations required in the cannabis industry.

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Gavin Clark

Gavin Clark

Managing Director, Delta Eight Pharmaceuticals Faculty Member of Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

Gavin Clark has a deep understanding of cannabis and the developing industry in Canada as well as internationally. This includes the many beneficial properties of cannabis chemistry, their medical applications as well the legal framework regulating it in Canada. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in Political Science. As Managing Director of Delta Eight Pharmaceuticals, Gavin is involved in research and development work in medical and recreational cannabis. Gavin is currently working as an advisor to cannabis-based businesses including Newstrike and Up Cannabis.

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Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

It gave me the knowledge about Cannabis Regulations Act & requirements of cannabis industry and role of QAP in this industry setup. Year 2018.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Excellent training. Exceeded my expectations. Year 2018.

Verena Brand

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Cannabis is a very interesting plant and very sensitive. Presenters including Luis were very knowledgeable. Year 2018.


Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

The program is very informative and very helpful, covering all the quality perspectives, including validation and quality control. Year 2018.

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

It is a great opportunity for me to attend this workshop. I really enjoyed. Thanks!

Sivasankari C.

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

The entire session is informative. Mr. Gavyd and Mr. Louis were very patient and addressed each one of our questions in a detailed manner. Dr. Steve’s presentation was very detailed and informative. Thanks, dean for arranging these speakers. Would highly recommend this program to everyone. Year 2018.

Ifteen Mohammed

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Very informative and interactive workshop. Speakers were very knowledgeable on their respective topics. Sufficient time was provided for questions. Year 2018.


Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Interesting and knowledgeable. Always end up with carrying good knowledge after the workshop. Looking forward to keep learning. Thankful to the dean for organizing a bunch of these in a diverse way to be an active learner. Year 2018.


Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

This workshop is the best one out in the industry world. Great price, great information. Year 2018.



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