Gain Job Skills to Thrive In The Cannabis Industry

Manufacturing. Cultivation. Retail

Cannabis skills are in demand. The cannabis industry is creating thousands of exciting career opportunities yet a significant shortage of qualified professionals exists. Now you can gain the job skills you need to succeed in this fast-evolving industry.

Cannabis Qualifications Designed by Industry Professionals

As the cannabis industry expands, the demand for skilled and credible professionals expands with it. Becoming an expert in this field means learning from the pioneers who are taking the industry into the mainstream. These programs develop focused, in-depth knowledge for those interested in a career in cannabis.

Manufacture
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Advanced Manufacturing Agent Certificate
Gain advanced job skills and knowledge to excel in a manufacturing role in the cannabis industry. You will study a range of topics, including: the business of cannabis extraction, product development, formulation and plant ensemble, extraction processes and principles, product safety, packaging and labeling, pest control, product testing, storage and more.
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Dispensary
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Advanced Dispensary Associate Certificate
Gain advanced job skills and knowledge to excel as a dispensary associate. You will study a range of topics, including: the history and botany of the cannabis plant, cannabinoids, terpenes, and the Endocannabinoid System, as well as health and safety training, best security procedures, inventory tracking, the importance of documentation and recordkeeping, and product safety.  
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cultivation
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Advanced Cultivation Technician Certificate
Gain advanced job skills and knowledge to excel in a cultivation role in the cannabis industry. You will study a range of topics, including: the business of cannabis cultivation, botany and genetics of the cannabis plant, seeds, germination, cloning, light sources, pests, disease and threat management, irrigation, product safety, packaging and labeling, storage, and more.
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Your Schedule

Study on your own time, when it’s convenient for you. You can begin this program at any time and complete it in just eight weeks. 

Official Certificate of Completion

Upon graduation you will earn a certificate of completion from Eastern Gateway Community College.

Employer Network

Completing a cannabis certificate program gives you exclusive access to the GF Institute Employer Network.

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About Eastern Gateway Community College

Since welcoming its first 320 students in the fall of 1968, as Jefferson County Technical Institute, Eastern Gateway Community College remains steadfast in its principle that a community college must always respond to the educational, economic and social needs of those it serves. For more than 50 years, the institution has evolved from a technical college focused on workforce training, to a community college serving two campuses in four counties in the Ohio River Valley, adding a growing national online program of students in all 50 states.

​​Eastern Gateway Community College is proud to educate Ohio’s 21st Century workforce and its commitment to ensure a quality higher education is within the reach of anyone willing to invest the time and effort in their future. Its track record of student-centered innovation will continue to break down barriers for working families to earn the degrees they need to be competitive in a fast-changing economy.