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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Trainee

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

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.

Noah Johnston

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Excellent teachers. Worth every penny! Year 2020.

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.

Earlam Jermain Leon

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

It was a very informative and educational training. The professors did an excellent job explaining every aspect very thoroughly which made it easy to comprehend. I am happy this was done as it is one of the most essential aspects of the entire process. Year 2021.

Trainee

It was useful for clarity on the cannabis space. I learned a lot about what job roles and opportunities are available in the cannabis industry. Year 2019.

Mousumi Sur

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

Nathanial Stonefish

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

Seeing how strict the regulations are within facilities is satisfying as a recreational consumer. Year 2021.

Chitra Rao

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Very informative session. Good group discussion from other colleagues from industry. Year 2020.

Laboratory Technologist

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.

 

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.

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

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.

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.

David Gelsomino

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

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

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.

Dominic Schiavone

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Great course good teacher! Thank you Mr.Ousman!  I learned new things! Very nice professional team; always ready to help! I am very happy that I have been in the Master Grower training class! Year 2021

Company: Alphaleaf

Position: Production Personnel

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

They were very good at providing all the details as per agenda and topics. Hope the same kind of workshop continues. NACPT did excellent hospitality and entertained the whole of the program. Thank you. 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.

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.

David Limacher

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

The course was well presented with excellent instructors who possess great skills in providing real-world examples. The course materials are excellent and will be great for future references. This course will be beneficial to our organization. Thank you for putting on a great course. I learned a lot and plan on putting what I learned into action. I will proudly refer other people interested in cannabis courses to NACPT. Year 2021.

Kera Hendricks

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Training

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

Michael Lewis

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate 

Master Grower training was a great experience. The presentation was detailed with lots of examples and scenarios that could benefit us in the future. Year 2021.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Excellent training. Exceeded my expectations. Year 2018.

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.

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