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Earn Your Cannabis – Management, Quality and Edibles Certificate or Diploma

Enroll in a Ministry Approved Online Cannabis Certificate or Diploma Program

With the federal legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in Canada, the labour market demand for professional workers trained on the Cannabis Act and possessing core competencies in relation to quality assurance, cultivation and processing of cannabis in a regulated environment has increased dramatically.

The time has never been better to get involved in a rapidly growing industry like cannabis. AAPS believes in preparing graduates to be job-ready with the specialized skills they need for a successful career in a rapidly growing market.

Our cannabis certificate and diploma program provides students with practical skills and training related to key areas where job opportunities exist and taught by industry leaders and professionals. This includes developing a comprehensive knowledge of the Cannabis Regulations, Cultivation Techniques, Quality Assurance, Analytical Testing, Sanitation, Seed-To-Sale Tracking, Retail Management and Extraction.

Online Courses at Your Convenience

Join over 500+ learners on AAPS Online Learning to earn your certificate or diploma!

Admission Requirements

  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • High School Diploma or Mature Student

Course Length

  • 16 weeks – Certificate
  • 24 weeks – Diploma

Financial Aid

AAPS offers both instructor led and online e-learning options for both our certificate and diploma courses. Both of these options are eligible for financial aid. Please contact us by filling out the form for more information on the program and the funding options available.

Course Outline

From Production to Processing to Medical Cannabis and Retail Management, AAPS courses focus on providing the insight and knowledge necessary to work in this burgeoning industry.

The following courses are included:

  • Cannabis Regulations
  • Quality Assurance and GMP Concepts (SOP, Record Keeping, GPP, Recall & Complaints, etc.)
  • Quality Control and Laboratory Techniques (HPLC, Micro, CofA, Wet Chem)
  • Growing Techniques and Tissue Culture
  • Cannabis Sanitation
  • Cannabis Edibles Safety, HACCP and PCP
  • Retail Management and Operations
  • Business Management for Cannabis
  • Medical Cannabis
  • Cannabis Extraction
  • Edibles Product Development
  • Seed-to-Sale Tracking (in partnership with Ample Organics)

Learn more about the right online program for you. Fill out the form for more details!