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CANC07 & CANRW05

Sanitation and Testing Requirements for Cannabis Production

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: $760)

Program Overview

This program helps develop sanitation procedures for cannabis facilities, equipment and personnel through records, pest controls, training programs, inspection, and investigation.

All key personnel, including QAP and RP, must learn the importance of quality control systems and cannabis product testing requirements (including starter materials, in-process, bulk, stability, and finish products) to evaluate the quality of the products for release or rejection. The QAP and RP also evaluate the CofAs and take appropriate corrective actions and preventive measures. This training program provides a step-by-step guide to all aspects of sanitation requirements for corporates using relevant case studies.

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
Cannabis regulatory sanitation requirements
Expectation and current guidance
Objectives of Cleaning and Sanitation
Approved list of detergents and sanitizers
Module 2
Cleaning and Sanitation Program for production
Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for storage
Cleaning and Sanitation Procedure (SOP) for extraction
Module 3
Self-Inspection Procedure
Cleaning and Sanitation Records
Cleaning and Sanitation Verification
Module 4
Deviation, Out of Specification and CAPA
Training of personnel and record keeping
Cleaning validation requirements
Cleaning validation approaches for better performance
Module 5
Pest Control
Management
Case study
Analytical Testing Requirements
Biological Testing Requirements
Physical Testing Requirements
Stability Studies
Shelf-life establishments
Mandatory Testing Requirements
Non-mandatory Testing Requirements
Module 6
Testing Specification
Appropriate Testing Instrument and Software Systems
Certificate of Analysis
Method Development
Method Validation
Module 7
Out of Specification Result (OOS)
Out of Trent (OOT)
Outsourcing and Quality Standards
Training Requirements
Human Resources documents
Packaging, Labeling and Shipping
Case Study

Learning Outcomes

  • Able to understand the regulatory requirement for cannabis sanitation and quality control programs
  • Able to determine the testing requirements on various cannabis products
  • Develop and implement effective quality control systems
  • Able to evaluate the testing results for product release
  • Develop and implement effective sanitation programs
  • Develop and figure out validation plans and approaches for better performance

Job Opportunities

  • Cultivation Technician
  • Validation Assistant
  • Validation Specialists
  • Validation Scientist
  • Validation Engineers

Who Should Attend

Cannabis Production and Distribution
Responsible Person (RP)
Greenhouse Manager
Master Grower
Regulatory Compliance
License Producer/Consultant
Quality Assurance Person (QAP)
Companies/Organizations
Public Health Professionals
Economic Development Professionals
External Testing Labs
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 Sanitation and Testing Requirements for Cannabis Production

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fabiana Lapa

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Great QA training program. Valuable Information. Year 2020.

Senior Account Manager at Isolocity

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

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

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

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.

 

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.

S. Robert Ballok

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

The program was very informative and they took the time to explain things, answer all questions, and were careful that all advice was within regulation. I would highly recommend this program. Year 2021.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cesar Urbizo

Before the training I didn’t know anything about validation in process, packaging and sanitation. Personally I learned a lot about this topic and realized the importance of it. I consider it very interesting. Year 2020.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Cannabis Plant Science Certificate Program

Excellent training. Exceeded my expectations. Year 2018.

Paul DaSilva

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate 

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

Trainee

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

Hozefa Karodiya

It was nice to attend the workshop for process-related validation for cannabis. I have experience with the validation process but here I came to know more about the process validation and with cannabis, it was new for me. It was an excellent experience with this two days workshop. I got great 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.

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.

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.

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.