Cannabis Education Studies


Green Flower logoRecognizing the growing need for educated workers in the industry, PCC has partnered with Green Flower, the leader in cannabis industry education, to offer these in-demand training programs. Topics covered include “Advanced Dispensary Associate” skills training, “Cannabis Extraction” and “Product Development, and Cultivation”. These innovative, six-month training programs are designed to provide an on-ramp and prepare professionals to fill the growing skills gap needs of the cannabis industry. Each program takes nine weeks to complete and is fully online. Registration is open and classes begin every other month. . Courses cost $800 and are now open for enrollment.

Course and Registration Information

Cannabis Cultivation Specialist

  • Discover how the supply chain works in the cannabis industry
  • Analyze proper knowledge of plant botany and genetics
  • Identify soil, growing media, and watering essentials
  • Understand the harvest, processing, and packaging best practices
  • Define compliance and operational excellence

Register for the Cannabis Cultivation Specialist course

Cannabis Extraction and Product Development Specialist

  • Discover how the supply chain works in the cannabis industry
  • Identify the importance of input nomenclature
  • Examine pheno-hunting and decarboxylation
  • Explore main extraction methods
  • Analyze various cannabis product developments and processes
  • Define compliance and operational excellence

Register for the Cannabis Extraction and Product Development Specialist course

Cannabis Retail Specialist

  • Discover how the supply chain works in the cannabis industry
  • Analyze plant and human biology in relation to cannabis
  • Identify the various cannabis products and delivery methods available to the customer
  • Examine quality customer service and patient care to increase sales
  • Understand dosing and titration strategies for patient care excellence
  • Define compliance and operational excellence

Register for the Cannabis Retail Specialist course