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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

Both Online and OnCampus training is available

*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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Noah Johnston

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

Excellent teachers. Worth every penny! Year 2020.

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.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Jose O. Cifuentes

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

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

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.

Dan Pobojewski

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

It was good! 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

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

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Trainee

Very useful and very detailed. I enjoyed learning from the instructor very much.

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.

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.