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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 Webinar
  • 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

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

Excellent training. Exceeded my expectations. Year 2018.

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.

Kayleigh

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

This workshop is the best one out in the industry world. Great price, great information. 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 provided for questions. 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.

Paul DaSilva

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate

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

Dan Jin

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate

Very informative and comprehensive. Thank you. Year 2021.

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

Samir Aghabab

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

I honestly think your staff did an amazing job as well as the extended classes shows your dedication to helping each student. Year 2018.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

Mousumi Sur

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

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!

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

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

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.

David Gelsomino

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

An extensive and comprehensive session with 2 knowledgeable experts on an important part of the supply chain. Year 2020.

Tejaswini

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

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

Sheri Norman

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

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

Kera Hendricks

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

Using “layman’s terms” for those who are less educated. More inclusivity – games, tests, quiz, etc. All useful information debunked many myths.

Alireza Asghari

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

It was very useful and many information was covered during this training. Year 2020.

Quality Assurance Manager at ROSE LifeScience Inc.

Sivasankari C.

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

The entire session is informative. Mr Gavyd and Mr. Louis was 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 for everyone. Year 2018.

David

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

I learned a lot….Thanks! I had no idea how complex the cannabis business was. There are so many variables and it is obvious that we are in the early making of this business. This is great for NACPT! I look forward to making this business grow. Year 2018.

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.

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.

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.

Katsirakeron McComber

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

This master grower training was very useful in reassuring that all my studies have been correct along the line of following all aspects of GXP. Year 2020.

Production Team Member at Sublime Culture

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.

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.

Alpesh Patel

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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. Year 2019.

Quality Assurance Specialist

Juliet Nagudi

Graduate from Effective Technical Writing for Medical Cannabis Sector

The training you provided exceeded my expectations. It assures you and my continued relationship and further training with you. Thank you. 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.

Agnes Yu Lin

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Program

Helpful and useful information. Learned a lot behind cannabis and its effects. This will be extremely useful for my workplace.

Nathanial Stonefish

Graduate from Cannabis Facility Management and Security Certificate

Learning where and what municipality you choose to operate in can have an outcome on success was good material to cover. Year 2021.

 

Owen Mitchell

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Helped reinforce concepts and helped me to visualize. It gave me a better idea of what to expect in the Cannabis Industry. Year 2019.

Quality Assurance Associate at Sevenleaf.ca

Roxana M. Olaru

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

Kunal goes very in depth, with passion. I learned a lot today and will definitely carry this with me and spread my knowledge to others. I would 10/10 recommend this to other cannabis retailers.

Olivia Brown

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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. Year 2019.

CEO at Professional Cannabis Consulting Inc.

Fabiana Lapa

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Great QA training program. Valuable Information. Year 2020.

Senior Account Manager at Isolocity

Jacob

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.

Dario Jeginovic

Graduate from Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis Certificate Program

Useful to hear from experienced professionals and to validate the information currently understood. Year 2019.

Senior Consultant at CannDelta Inc.

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

Cindy

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.

Feng Jia

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate

This training is very helpful for me to have a deeper understanding of the QAP rules in the work and the HC requirements for Cannabis industry. Year 2021.

Nav Sidhu

Graduate from Preventive Control Plans for Cannabis Certificate Program

Very good starting point for PCP. Year 2019.

Manager – Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs, Motif Labs

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.

Nathanial Stonefish

Graduate from Cannabis Head of Security Certificate

The information in this chapter was in-depth for anyone looking to become head of security or anyone looking to hire a competent person. Year 2021.

 

Luis Hoxha

Graduate from Preventive Control Plans Certificate Program

I compliment this pharma college for structuring this set of programs to deliver the very needed knowledge towards this amazing industry that is about to thrive. My compliments to the director and her amazing team for their professionalism. Year 2018.

Master Grower at Medz Cannabis inc.

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.

Nathanial Awram

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Program

Information was delivered in a very thorough manner. The course was full of very useful/valuable information. I enjoyed the open floor which allowed for a level of comfort, interaction and asking questions and great opportunity to learn and educate myself/ourselves on the biochemistry of cannabis and human physiological responses; as well as useful anecdotal research.

Noah Johnston

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Excellent teachers. Worth every penny! 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.

Zana Gabriel Gordon

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

Yes everyone involved with the cannabis industry should have this basic or more informative/in depth training in order to familiarize themselves with background knowledge. Hands on/visual interactions would be a nice addition to the course.

Ravi Chandiran

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

I found it really that the technical writing was in particular adapted to the medical cannabis sector with appropriate assignments to enhance the learning experience . All the questions were answered in a very professional manner to give insight into processes applied to medicinal cannabis sector. Year 2018.

Ketan Miyani

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Excellent workshop! Please keep it up and come up with other important topics! Thank you! Year 2018.