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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 agent. 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 Black Hawk College.

Employer Network

Completing a cannabis certificate program gives you exclusive access to the Green Flower Employer Network.

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About Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College is located in northwestern Illinois, has two campuses, three outreach sites and numerous satellite centers serving nine counties. The college’s Professional and Continuing Education Department (PaCE) has served the community’s continuing education needs for more than 40 years. We base our class and program offerings on research and community feedback. Hundreds of options are available for short-term career programs, continuing education credits, online classes, and the joy of learning something new at any age.