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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

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.

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.

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.

Fabiana Lapa

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

Great QA training program. Valuable Information. Year 2020.

Senior Account Manager at Isolocity

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.

Kevin Deren Naidoo

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices

Thank you for including the students in this session. It was extremely useful and insightful. It was a great overall summary of the details that I have learnt by attending the NACPT Industrial Cannabis Production Technology course which I am enjoying alot. I am planning to combine my training as a lawyer with the skills I am learning on the course to embark on a new exciting career. Thank You NACPT. Year 2020.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sheri Norman

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Paul DaSilva

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Dan Pobojewski

Graduate from Cannabis Master Grower Practices Certificate Program

It was good! Year 2020.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

 

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Natalia Martsyniv

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

Excellent training. Exceeded my expectations. Year 2018.

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.

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.

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.

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

Mousumi Sur

Graduate from Quality Assurance for Cannabis Certificate Program

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

Wesal Sewulih

Graduate from Cannabis plant science Certificate Program

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

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!

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.

Erik Chrons

Graduate from Cannabis Fundamentals and Retail Certificate Program

Went in with limited knowledge and came out feeling like my sales will be a lot better now I’m more comfortable now that I understand my products.

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.