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CANC02 & CANRW01

Good Production Practices (GPP) and GxP for Cannabis

Live Session

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

*Recorded Program: (Duration: 8 Hours, Fee: $650)

Program Overview

Cannabis Good Production Practices (GPP) must be implemented by a cannabis Quality Assurance Person (QAP) to ensure that cannabis is consistently produced and controlled at all stages of production, packaging, labelling, and storage to meet the quality standards appropriate for their intended use. Learning about the GPP requirements is critical in producing quality cannabis products as per Health Canada’s regulatory requirements.

The program covers cannabis-related GPP, Good Agricultural Collection Practices (GACP), Good Documentation Practices (GDP), Good Production Practices (GPP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Validation Practices (GVP) for cannabis production, cultivation, oil extraction, and product development processes.

The training may include practice tests, subtitles, and quizzes for a better learning experience.

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
GPP – Cannabis Regulation Act, Part 5
Quality Assurance Systems for Cannabis
Module 2
Overview of GxP for Cannabis:
Good Production Practices (GPP)
Cannabis Eu-GMP
Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP)
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Preventive Control Plans (PCP)
Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP)
Good Validation Practices (GVP)
Good Clinical Practices (GCP)
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)
Module 3
Quality Management Systems
QMS Programs and Policies:
Control Procedures
Sanitation Program
Pest Management Program
Calibration Program
Validation Program
Training Program
Audit and Inspection Programs
Other QMS programs
Module 4
Good Production Practices (GPP) for Cannabis (GDocP)
GPP regulatory requirements and applications for:
Sales/exports
SOP
Building
Equipment
Filtration system
Sanitation Program
Cannabis Testing
Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
Module 5
EU-GMP – GPP Gap Analysis
Case studies

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand the GPP, Part 5 – Cannabis Regulations Act
  • Apply GPP in various areas and processes of cannabis industry
  • Able to perform gap analysis between GPP and EU-GMP

Job Opportunities

  • Cultivation Technicians
  • Validation Assistants
  • Validation Specialists
  • Responsible Persons
  • Validation Scientists
  • Validation Engineers
  • Extraction Technologists
  • Quality Assurance Person
  • Master Growers
  • Assistant Master Growers
  • And more job opportunities

Who Should Attend

Cannabis Production and Distribution
Greenhouse Manager
Master Grower
Head of Security
Responsible Person (RP)
Regulatory Compliance
License Producer / Consultant
Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
Companies / Organizations
Public Health Professionals
Human Resources
Quality Control and Quality Assurance
Quality Control (QC) Manager
Qualified Person in Charge (QPIC)
Alternative Quality Person in Charge (AQPIC)
Technical Writer
Research and Development (R&D), Analytical Development (AD)
Technician
Technologist
Analyst
Scientist

Faculty of Good Production Practices (GPP) And GxP For Cannabis

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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Testimonials

Chandresh Vyas

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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. Year 2019.

Quality Assurance Manager

Tejaswini

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.

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.

Tara Renwick

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

I found the four-day course very helpful with how the course material was relayed. The instructors were very knowledgeable and always willing to help with any questions. The instructors were very knowledgeable in cannabis and made it easy to learn and interesting online. All of them were so willing to help with any questions or concerns. Year 2021.

Michael Lewis

Graduate from Cannabis Facility Management and Security Certificate

Facility management was an eye-opener of things like supply and demand, economy, and overall cost. The difference between things you want and the things you need. Year 2021.

Trainee

Both presenters were very knowledgeable, energetic and informative. Dr. Brigitte was extremely pleasant to listen to. Very thorough information. Year 2020.

Fabiana Lapa

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Great QA training program. Valuable Information. Year 2020.

Senior Account Manager at Isolocity

Rachel Lyza

Graduate from Preventive Control Plans Certificate Program

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.

Nutrition Manager, Canadian Society of Nutrition Management

Michael Lewis

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

Quality assurance training was very good with the content examples, how you stressing about the protocols of a QA person and what is expected. Seems to me that QA is always learning more information that is corrective and beneficial. Year 2021.

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.

Dr. Dail Crawford

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

The course was very informative and has increased my knowledge as a first-timer in getting into the industry. The lecturer was very thorough in bringing over the material. Year 2021.

Lacey White

Graduate from Cannabis Facility Management and Security Certificate

A lot of knowledge was provided and the book is a great reference to what I will need to re-read. Thank You! Year 2021.

Trainee

Overall the workshop was well-structured and organized which allowed us to get more information that we needed. What I liked most was the way how they (speakers) engaged in the seminar. I am so grateful to attend this workshop. Thank you so much. Keep on! Year 2018

Marcin Mista

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

For me, as a person that never grow, everything was very clear, and I liked this master grower program a lot! I found out many new things that I never knew about, and I was really very interested about all the material he discussed. Year 2020.

Noah Johnston

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Excellent teachers. Worth every penny! Year 2020.

Len Luna

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

I learned a lot about legal products by the OCS, as well as the respect you are to always give the city. It’s great to have that knowledge to pass on and compare OCS to the blackmarket. Happy to have been a part of the course. Would recommend to everyone! Thank You!

Jose O. Cifuentes

This workshop provided great insight and information. The instructor was great. Year 2019.

Arundati Dandapani

Graduate from Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis Certificate Program

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.

Paul Robert

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

The course provided valuable information regarding the chemical compounds of cannabis. This will be quite useful in helping customers.

Dan Pobojewski

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

It was good! Year 2020.

Deepak Ranjit Martyn

The workshop was very helpful and innovative. It did give me an insight into the purpose of validation in the field of cannabis. Moreover, it covered aspects of validation in regards to raw materials, samples, facilities, finished products and the importance of sanitation. Year 2020.

Sheri Norman

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Amazing instructors and network availability. Good information. Year 2020.

Rohan Robinson

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

The class was highly informative and engaging. I had a lot of fun learning about cannabis and its chemical/biological properties. A lot of the information I learned today I could pass on to customers that come into my stores.

Kayleigh

The knowledge in the workshop is extensive and extremely helpful. The courses are great to network and share knowledge with people of different occupation backgrounds. Highly recommend it! Year 2020.

David McDonald

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

The most potentially useful part of this program is the networking that was accomplished. Year 2020.

Anthony Chung-Yeung Leung

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

Excellent program with great insight into the industry and in-depth knowledge grasped by the end of the course. Information was delivered in a clear and understandable manner. Year 2021.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Thank you for nicely organized and presented materials. Year 2018.

Alain Costanzo

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

This was a good course. I got a lot of good information from both the students and trainer. I look forward to continue learning and becoming a certified master grower. There is always something new to learn in this industry. Year 2020.

Jason Cotton

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Overall I think the Master Grower training was well presented with loads of great tips and information! Year 2020.

Mousumi Sur

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

The workshop is well organized, with ample amounts of information. Year 2018.

Rosa Jerez

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

This program was very detailed and specific. The teachers took their time explaining every single step throughout from beginning to end. The attention to detail is very good and very patient with all students. Year 2021.

Leonardo Castillo

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

As an experienced bud tender, I found the information to be extremely informative. As the cannabis industry continues to grow we need to be more and more informed and having a course in this can allow many people to properly learn about the benefits and negative effects of cannabis.

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

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

Juliet Nagudi

I learnt a lot of information in just two days. Very educational and taught by well educated, learned and experienced trainers. Thank you. Year 2020.

Paul DaSilva

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

This was very helpful and informative. The teachers were great as well. Year 2021.

Trainee

The instructor is very thorough, charismatic, and engaging. He was able to make the course very easy to understand and enjoyable to learn.