As the Canadian cannabis industry continues to grow, we’re spotlighting industry experts who are making it happen. First up: Isaac Maurice, Eastern Canada Sales Representative for Green Planet. Since starting his career at a local hydroponic shop, Isaac has been building his cannabis career on good relationships and great customer service. We caught up with him to learn more about his journey from plant enthusiast to cannabis sales professional. How did you first get interested in the cannabis industry? Since I was young, I have always been interested in plants and how things grow. My grandfather and father always had.. READ MORE »
Following the legalization of cannabis in Canada, many new career paths have opened up. With the right training, you can find a place in the cannabis industry as a quality assurance technician, a cultivation supervisor, or retail store manager, among many other options. There is also the world of edibles, including chocolate products. In Canada, edibles have been legal for sale since late 2019, and one of the first cannabis-infused chocolates made by a London producer has been approved. What does this mean for individuals entering the industry? Keep reading to learn more about the next steps in edible processing… READ MORE »
If you enjoy working with people and have an interest in activities that promote health, a career in sport and nutrition may be right for you. Whether you want to work in fitness, become a health coach, or pursue opportunities in healthcare, it will be useful to have an understanding of the types of exercise and nutrition that support pregnancy. During pregnancy, parents will likely experience a range of emotions, and feel both excited and nervous throughout. As a sport and nutrition professional, you can help. What kinds of questions might come up and how should you answer them? Keep.. READ MORE »
There are more regulations on cannabis retail than more traditional types of retail, but managers in this industry will still benefit from developing certain skills and paying attention to fundamental management principles. Along with understanding licensing application processes and requirements, managers will excel with knowledge of: Staff training and development Branding and marketing Inventory management Store design and layout How do you build the skills that contribute to managerial success? Keep reading to learn about a few techniques and strategies for successful retail management in the cannabis business. Open a Cannabis Store and Hire Staff When you open a cannabis.. READ MORE »
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, As a new immigrant to Canada it was very hard for me to understand that which career or course I should opt for. I was totally confused. Then while researching about the different courses in Canada, I found out about the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical (AAPS). I explore the courses and by doing more research I opted for the Cannabis Management, Quality & Laboratory course. However, Cannabis industry is the fastest growing industry. AAPS is the only one which provides the.. READ MORE »
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Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, I attended AAPS in October 2017 in QA/QC Pharmaceutical Sciences. I loved the program. It helped me to see how the Pharmaceutical industry works. I recently got hired at Taro Pharmaceuticals Canada. The skills I learned at AAPS are the skills I needed for my current position as a QC Prep Chemist. I’m very grateful to all the amazing staff at AAPS. Elizabeth Wademan Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Graduate SEE MORE: Student Success Story!
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, AAPS has helped me realize my dream of working in the Medical Cannabis industry through their amazing teaching techniques and overall support. I wouldn’t be able to be where I am now without them! Christopher G Short Cannabis – Management, Quality and Laboratory Graduate SEE MORE: Student Success Story!
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, I would just like to say thank you to all AAPS officials for their support and mentorship that was constantly provided to me during my studying at AAPS. I enrolled for QA/RA program on 2017 June, before completing the program on March 2018 got offer from AA pharma to work as QA associate (temporary position). On Nov 2018 landed in a permanent position at Natco Pharma as Associate QA. A special thanks to Ms. Laleh Bighash for guiding me to select.. READ MORE »
Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear AAPS, Teaching students about an industry that is not fully developed yet was a task that AAPS approached with finesse. I didn’t know where to begin or what questions to ask, but during the program all my worries were dissolved. AAPS course schedule was perfect for me as I was working a full time job on the side! The best part was that teachers were very knowledgeable about the subjects that they were teaching and were more than willing to explain in.. READ MORE »