*Please Note:Weekday and weekend schedules are available, contact the college for more details.
The nine-month technology-driven cannabis production program prepares you for industry-relevant jobs comprising Cannabis Master Grower, Responsible Person, Cultivation Technician, Extraction Technologist, Cannabis Consultant/Educator and Product Developer. The program also opens career paths in cannabis sectors from healthcare, edibles, and cosmetics to nutraceuticals in Canada. Through this program, you will learn how the Canadian cannabis industry’s regulatory framework applies to commercial cannabis production. The program covers Cannabis Regulations and Cannabis Commercial Production Mechanisms (Cannabis Cultivation, Extraction, Biotechnological Processes, and Tissue Culture) and all the production-related activities within the scope of the Cannabis Regulations Act.
The program provides extensive knowledge on cannabis history and related regulations, current cannabis regulatory requirements, cannabis quality management systems, cannabis plant diseases, and current cannabis pest management techniques and sanitation programs besides other topics. Students will also learn skills through hands-on training or online satellite training with cannabis plants.
Industrial workshops and production practical training in the curriculum helps in ultimate cannabis production exposure. The NACPT has a faculty of professional expertise and industrial knowledge who conduct regular program reviews for an updated course content that cater to the current job market in cannabis production.
NACPT offers its unique job development program for all graduates. Being a part of the program will allow the graduates to work with an industry professional, individually, to obtain the maximum job opportunities in the Cannabis Production Technology industry. As part of the job development program, the career development team will help each NACPT graduate tailor the resume, prepare candidates for specific job positions, conduct mock interviews, connect with industry experts, and have exclusive access to the job market. Every qualified student will receive references on particular projects completed under this program. You will also have the opportunity to with NACPT alumni working in pharma or related sectors.
NACPT has designed this Job Development Program to help the students prepare a career plan knowing the industry better through expert advice. Please note that this program is optional and is not mandatory for graduation. Learn More.
GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS / EDUCATIONAL PLANS
NACPT offers various grants under the Government of Canada as well as scholarships to our students who are qualified for the same. Find out all the available grants from the link below.
CANP001 – Cannabis Plant Science
CANP002 – Cannabis Regulations
CANP003 – Cannabis Commercial Production Mechanisms
CANP004 – Cannabis Plant Pathology
CANP005 – Cannabis Facility Design
CANP006 – Cannabis Security and Plant Management
CANP007 – Cannabis Entomology and Pest Management
CANP008 – Cannabis Sanitization Program
CANP009 – Cannabis Good Production Practice
CANP0010 – Cannabis Analytical Chemistry
CANP0011 – Cannabis Supply Chain
CANP0013 – Cannabis Plant Biotechnology
CANP0014 – Cannabis Quality Management Systems
CANP0015 – Cannabis-Infused Product Development
CANP0016 – Cannabis Production Exposure
Cannabis Production Exposure – The program will include industrial workshops and production practices training where the students will closely work with the institution to go through industrial exposure.
Following are some of the skills you learn through this program:
Careers to be pursued after graduation:
High School graduate or above with background in Biology / Chemistry and Mathematics and Mature students above or at the age of 18
Please allow for 1 – 2 business days for our administrative team to review your application.
Once your application has been reviewed, our administrative team will contact you to book a meeting for any grant application (if applicable) or to create your payment plan.