Cultivation Tech

Course Description

Growing cannabis is the backbone of the entire industry, covering every aspect of the plant development cycle and the processes for optimizing quality and yield at the commercial scale while maintaining compliance.

The Cultivation Technician Certificate is a professional credential program developed by leaders in the cannabis industry.

Gain 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.
The Cultivation Technician (CTC) must demonstrate proficiency in understanding cannabis plant botany, the cannabis plant growth cycles, and how to properly harvest, cure, and store cannabis to achieve the highest quality product.

The CTC is grounded in practice and real-world skills representing ongoing input from industry experts and cannabis operators.

To receive the Cultivation Technician Certificate, you must achieve a passing score of at least 70% on the multiple-choice certification exam.


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  • 6-Hour Program