Program

Advanced Provisioning Center Associate 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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8-week program

Interested in taking more than one program?Save $100 on registration on each additional program. Contact cannabis@kvcc.edu for
more information.

Employers and organizations interested in registering more than five students are eligible for a discount. Contact cannabis@kvcc.edu to
learn more.

These cannabis certificate programs are 100% Kalamazoo Promise eligible. If you are a Promise Scholar, or to find out if you are eligible for The Promise, you must meet with a representative of The Kalamazoo Promise prior to registering. Please contact The Kalamazoo Promise at 269.337.0037 or info@kalamazoopromise.com to start this process.

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*You MUST be 18 years or older to enroll in any of our cannabis certificate programs.
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Topics covered include:

Unit 1
  • Hygiene and Personnel Best Practices 
  • Product Safety 
  • Packaging and Labeling 
  • Sanitation and Cleaning 
  • Pest Control 
Unit 2
  • History and Botany of the Cannabis Plant 
  • Cannabinoids, Terpenes, and the Endocannabinoid System 
  • Delivery Methods and Cannabis Products 
  • Dosing, Titration, and Quality Assurance 
  • Onboarding New Patients: What to Cover 
Unit 3
  • Creating a Health and Safety Plan 
  • Transportation Requirements 
  • Best Practice Security Procedures 
  • Inventory Tracking 
  • The Importance of Documentation and Recordkeeping 
  • Product Transactions, Testing, and Storage