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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 Webinar
  • Fee:$860

Program Overview

  • The Cannabis Plant Science certificate is a one-day webinar program. Training covers 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.

Program Offers

  • Register for 3 webinars at NACPT and get any available 1 – day certificate training for free.
  • Please note that the certificate of completion will be issued at the end of training.

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)


  • “I am from the food industry. After this training, I have in-depth knowledge and the information needed for [a career in the] Cannabis Industry. I feel like I have been fulfilled with knowledge and understanding of the regulations, responsibilities I can bring to my work to deal with challenges. All is well.”

    Alpesh Patel
    Quality Assurance Specialist
  • “I am absolutely honored to have been under your study. You have shown me what a graceful, knowledgeable, highly educated woman in a leadership role acts like. I cannot wait to continue my education with your business. Your integrity and the fact that you risked your reputation and career to help improve and set standards for the cannabis industry is astounding. Thank you”

    Olivia Brown CNHP, RRPR
    CEO - Professional Cannabis Consulting Inc.
  • “I worked in the pharmaceutical industry and I was looking for a career change in the cannabis industry. Excellent QA training and I appreciate the insightfulness of the requirements. Thank you, instructors, for sharing your “life experience” in the pharma/GMP/cannabis field. I truly admire your professionalism. Right after the completion of the QA training, I landed in a QA lead role in a leading cannabis company”

    Chandresh Vyas
    Quality Assurance Manager
  • I got outstanding attention from NACPT. They are outstanding in helping students search for jobs, prepare a resume and interviews, personality development, etc. Teaching staff and administrative staff are friendly and very flexible, Year 2017.

    Mohammed Siddiqui
    Production Associate
  • “Helped reinforce concepts and helped me to visualize. It gave me a better idea of what to expect in the Cannabis Industry.”

    Owen Mitchell from
    Quality Assurance Associate
  • Perfect place for study under the supervision of the director, her dedication in helping students with great knowledge and with excellent industrial networks are reaping success stories of NACPT students.. Wish this institute would help as many students as possible with their experienced staff, who are current professionals from Pharma industries. The director and her associates are fantastic and really helps students in difficult times.. Feeling happy for being a student here, Year 2016.

    Siva Babu Jonnalagadda
    Volunteer - Milner Health Care
  • It was good! Year 2020.

    Daniel Pobojewski
    Cannabis Master Grower Practices
  • Excellent Lectures. Excellent learning Programs, Year 2020.

    Joji Joseph
    Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Cannabis Quality Assurance webinar
  • Great workshop. Valuable Information. Year 2020.

    Fabiana Lapa
    Senior Account Manager at Isolocity, Cannabis Quality Assurance webinar
  • It was very useful and many information was covered during this training. Year 2020.

    Alireza Asghari
    Quality Assurance Manager at ROSE LifeScience Inc. Cannabis Quality Assurance webinar
  • Lecture was good, including the nutritive value of food, nutrition facts table and how it impacts on the treatment of diseases especially cannabis edibles for medical purposes. HACCP analysis was very good with details, overall. Year 2019.

    Rachel Lyza
    Nutrition Manager, Canadian Society of Nutrition Management Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis
  • The case studies and examples shared along with the dean’s much disciplined expertise really elevated our understanding of the quality control we need to be concerned about at every stage of the cannabis supply chain order to meet the highest international standards in a post-legalization world. A cross sectoral understanding of pharmaceutical and food service industries really enhanced the foundation of this course. Year 2019.

    Arundati Dandapani
    Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis
  • Useful to hear from experienced professionals and to validate the information currently understood. Year 2019.

    Dario Jeginovic
    Senior Consultant at CannDelta Inc. Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis
  • Very good starting point for PCP. Year 2019.

    Nav Sidhu
    Manager - Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs at Motif Labs Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis
  • This course was very useful in reassuring that all my studies have been correct along the line of following all aspects of GXP. Year 2020.

    Katsirakeron McCombe
    Cannabis Master Grower Practices Production Team Member at SUBLIME CULTURE
  • Thankyou for including the students in this session. It was extremely useful and insightful. It was a great overall summary of the details that I have learnt by attending the NACPT Industrial Cannabis Production Technology course which I am enjoying alot. I am planning to combine my training as a lawyer with the skills I am learning on the course to embark on a new exciting career. Thank You NACPT. Year 2020.

    Kevin Deren Naidoo
    Cannabis Master Grower Practices South African Regulatory Lawyer
  • Thank you for the internship!

    Black Rose Organics

Student Hired Companies:


Healthcare / Research / Government organizations

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Instructor Profile

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 Regulations Act and all related regulations required in the cannabis industry. Kunal has more than six years of experience in the research and development field, especially within cannabinoid sciences. He spent several years educating both patients and clinicians, developed clinical trial applications, and has overseen patient care. Kunal has been actively participating in the Continuing Medical Education at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine of Canadian Consortium on the Investigation of Cannabinoids. Students will enjoy his motivational training sessions at NACPT!

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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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