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Level 1 Cannabis Production

Gain in-class and practical knowledge in cannabis production through the Level 1 Cannabis Production program.

The Level 1 Cannabis Production program provides job-based training paired with hands-on experience, and is committed to providing graduates the skills needed to work with a range of cannabis producers, from medicinal to adult use.

Students can expect to spend four months in four intensive online courses followed by a five-week blended course which includes a one-week field study. This field study will include spending time with a Licensed Cannabis Producer, supported by an online experience.

What will you learn?

Students will learn foundational skills needed for entry level production work in the cannabis industry. Specific areas of instruction include:

  • Introductory horticulture science and production
  • Greenhouse and other enclosed structures
  • Cannabis legislation and documentation
  • Cannabis science and production

Training Location

Olds College

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Program: 16 weeks + 1 week field school

Delivery: Online + 1 week on-site with a Licensed Cannabis Producer

Admission Requirements:

  • Be 18 years old or older
  • Possess Grade 11
  • Produce a clear criminal record check

Transportation is required. Accommodations may be available to those who qualify.

Training Location

Olds College