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Holyoke Community College



Cannabis Training

Patient Services Associate/Retail/Budtender CANA 006.51, CRN 36244
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Patient Services Associate/Retail/Budtender CANA 006.51, CRN 36244

$799

with Shawntsi Baret

A patient service assistant works at a cannabis dispensary and interacts with patients and customers, answers questions, and provides the correct information for registered cannabis patients, caregivers, and customers making purchases. The patient service associate program is a 20-hour introductory course scheduled over three weeks in six, three-hour sessions. During this course, students have the opportunity to earn certificates in customer service. You will review expectations of people working in cannabis retail for both adult and medical use. Classes will be conducted over Zoom and Zoom information will be sent the day before the 1st class to the email address provided on registration. Prerequisite: Cannabis Core

Cannabis Core Curriculum CANA 001.52, CRN 36241

$599

with Michele Cabral

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 16, 2021 at 9 am

The Cannabis Core program is a 12-hour educational program that provides an overview of the cannabis industry in MA and is for people looking for general knowledge as they consider a cannabis career. During four, three-hour sessions, students will interact with cannabis experts and guest speakers in reviews of the plant, various cannabis products, the endocannabinoid system, laws and prohibition, growing and plant care, labeling, packaging, testing, employment considerations, and more. This is a foundational course and is a prerequisite for the career track courses. Classes will be conducted over Zoom and Zoom information will be sent the day before the 1st class to the email address provided on registration.

Cannabis Core Curriculum CANA 001.53, CRN 36242

$599

with Michele Cabral

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6 pm

The Cannabis Core program is a 12-hour educational program that provides an overview of the cannabis industry in MA and is for people looking for general knowledge as they consider a cannabis career. During four, three-hour sessions, students will interact with cannabis experts and guest speakers in reviews of the plant, various cannabis products, the endocannabinoid system, laws and prohibition, growing and plant care, labeling, packaging, testing, employment considerations, and more. This is a foundational course and is a prerequisite for the career track courses. Classes will be conducted over Zoom and Zoom information will be sent the day before the 1st class to the email address provided on registration.

Cannabis Career Fair

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Nov 10, 2021 at 4:30 pm

Cannabis Career Fair at Holyoke Community College

Cultivation Assistant/Online CANA 003.51, CRN 36239

$799

with Sage Franetovich

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 13, 2021 at 10 am

A cultivation assistant helps the cannabis grow team with the activities of cultivating cannabis in all areas of the grow operation. The cannabis cultivation program is a 20-hour introductory course conducted over three weeks as an online self-paced, instructor-led class, and includes four, one-hour Zoom sessions to allow students to interact with industry professionals and with each other. This course considers agriculture as a multidisciplinary activity. Both indoor and outdoor growers need to have a knowledge of plants, pests (insect, animal, fungal, bacterial, and viral), the environment, economics, and marketing. Basic language and math skills are a foundation for all of this. Students will read and interpret information on growing great cannabis; review what it takes to become a successful grower; review plant biology, soils, hydroponics, plant health, nutrition, harvesting, trimming, inventory tracking and managing plant waste. Prerequisite: Cannabis Core. Prerequisite - Cannabis Core. The program runs with 4 live zoom sessions from 10 am - 11 am on 11/13, 11/20, 11/27 and 12/4. Classes will be conducted over Zoom and Zoom information will be sent the day before the 1st class to the email address provided on registration.

Cannabis Core Curriculum CANA 001.54, CRN 36243

$599

with Michele Cabral

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 29, 2021 at 6 pm

The Cannabis Core program is a 12-hour educational program that provides an overview of the cannabis industry in MA and is for people looking for general knowledge as they consider a cannabis career. During four, three-hour sessions, students will interact with cannabis experts and guest speakers in reviews of the plant, various cannabis products, the endocannabinoid system, laws and prohibition, growing and plant care, labeling, packaging, testing, employment considerations, and more. This is a foundational course and is a prerequisite for the career track courses. Classes will be conducted over Zoom and Zoom information will be sent the day before the 1st class to the email address provided on registration.





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