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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8-week program

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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 to start this process.


*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
  • The Business of Cannabis Extraction
  • Understanding Extraction Processes and Principles
  • Alcohol Dominant Extraction
  • Extraction with Sub and Supercritical Fluids
  • Solventless Solutions
  • Data-Driven Analytics for Optimizing Post Process
  • Environmental and Contamination Impact
  • Cannabis Processing and Manufacturing
  • Product Development, Formulation, and Plant Ensemble
Unit 3
  • Production Operations, Equipment, and Facility Maintenance
  • Transportation Requirements
  • Best Practice Security Procedures
  • Inventory Tracking
  • The Importance of Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Product Testing and Storage