About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Design and implement plant nutrition, lighting programs and integrated pest management to support optimal crop growth and quality.
  • Interpret data to assess crop health and quality and adapt to growth conditions/pest management strategies.
  • Comply with all regulatory and trade requirements for the safe and legal production and packaging of cannabis.
  • Create production plans for the procurement of raw materials and to ensure the consistent supply of high-quality crop.
  • Develop and implement a costing system to accurately document and track crop production costs.
  • Plan and oversee the allocation of staffing and space to support the execution of production plans.
  • Interpret budgets and financial statements to inform cannabis production operations.
  • Access and analyze relevant contemporary research and apply findings, where appropriate, to cannabis.
  • Comply with and execute appropriate security protocols to ensure the safety and security of staff and crop.

Graduates will primarily be employed at Licensed Producers as:

  • Growers
  • Production, quality assurance, post-harvest, propagation and operation managers

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Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Graduate Certificate
#0797 - 1 Year NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Not Available
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Closed
January 2019Open
May 2019Open

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.