Cannabis Responsible Person

Live Session

  • Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Level of Training: Beginner | Intermediate | Expert
  • Mode of Delivery: Live, Interactive and Instructor-led Webinar
  • Fee: $1550

Both Online and OnCampus training is available

*Recorded Program: (Duration: 8 Hours, Fee: $1450)

Program Overview

Every LP must have responsible personnel who is required to know the technical and management skills to oversee and manage an entire cannabis facility under the regulatory requirements of Health Canada.

The training covers cannabis facility, security and risk management, Quality Management System (QMS), cannabis audit and regulatory inspections, operations, communications, reporting, and threat risk management in compliance with the cannabis act and regulations.

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
Responsibility for supervising the activity on-site
Module 2
Ensuring that activities comply with the Regulations
Requirements of Cannabis Act and the Regulations
Module 3
Convictions requirements and clearance
Handling of Class A precursors
Module 4
Risk of those precursors being diverted to illicit market or use
Cannabis Facility Management, Security and Risk Assessment
Module 5
Quality Management System
How to face audit and regulatory inspection
Module 6
Plans and Operations
Module 7
Quality and Reporting
Disaster Recovery
Module 8
Suitability Assessments
Compliance and TRAs
Systems Design
Module 9
Threat Risk Assessment
Suitability Community Studies
Zoning by-Laws
Module 10
Effective Surveillance and Alarm
Access Control System
Incident Management System

Learning Outcomes

  • Able to understand the regulatory requirements for the responsible person
  • Oversee and control all the major activities within the facility
  • Manage the entire facility
  • Able to understand the major duties of Responsible Person
  • Identify  and learn about the GxP, QMS, and quality assurance systems for cannabis facility
  • Able to perform self-inspection
  • Prepare for the regulatory inspection
  • Learn about various technical procedures and documents
  • Able to work with vendors, suppliers, and regulatory agencies

Job Opportunities

  • Cultivation Technician
  • Validation Assistant
  • Validation Specialists
  • Validation Scientist
  • Validation Engineers

Who Should Attend

Cannabis Production and Distribution
Responsible Person (RP)
Greenhouse Manager
Master Grower
Head of Security / Security Personnel
Regulatory Compliance
License Producer/Consultant
Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
Pharmacy/Dispensary Owners
Economic Development Professionals
Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Quality Control (QC) Manager
Qualified Person in Charge (QPIC)
Alternative Quality Person in Charge (AQPIC)
Technical Writer

Faculty of Cannabis Responsible Person

Alex Goldstein

CPP, CISSO, Faculty Member of Industrial Cannabis Production Technology

Alex Goldstein, CPP, CISSO, holds an Honor BA from York University, double-majoring in Criminology and History, a Certified Protection Professional Certification from ASIS International, and a Certified Information Systems Security Officer Certification from the United States Committee on National Security Systems. In his 14 years of progressive experience servicing the Canadian public sector and private Security industries, most recently, he worked with Led Threat Risk Assessments and suitability reviews, site audits, Standard Operating Procedure reviews, and site/design plan consulting for cannabis companies across Canada. Over the last few years, Alex has been closely working with many start-ups and existing leading cannabis companies to develop security plans, plant management systems, and facility design.

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Rathi Pharam

Rathi Param

President / Founder & Dean

– B.Sc., Post Graduate Pharma QA & QC, MBA / TECH

Rathi Param is the president/founder of NACPT Pharma College, International Medical Cannabis Association (IMCA), and Validation Tech Inc. Rathi earned her B.Sc. in Chemistry from University Ottawa, MBA in Technology from the University of Phoenix and Post Graduate Pharmaceutical QA & QC Certification from SRN Institute. She is an innovative and creative leader with more than twenty years of hands-on experience in many scientific industries (medical cannabis, medical devices, environmental, food, pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical), complemented with fifteen years of academic and corporate training experience. She possesses extensive expertise and knowledge of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Formulation, Validation, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing Technology, Process Improvements, Auditing, and Inspection.

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Michael Lewis

Graduate from Cannabis Responsible Person Certificate Program

Responsible person training was great, made me think of how important it is to be aware and responsible of things that are going on in the facility that you can improve on or prevent. Year 2021.

Nathanial Stonefish

Graduate from Cannabis Responsible Person Certificate Program

Hearing all the requirements a responsible person has was eye-opening. Glad to had a walk-through on the process it would take to become one. Year 2021.



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