Ontario’s Leader in Cannabis Retail Training

CannSell is the definitive cannabis retail education program in the Province of Ontario, empowering budtenders and brands in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Training Courses

Learn the practice of responsible cannabis sales in accordance with provincial law. Get certified to work in a cannabis retail store in Ontario.

Cannabis Retailers

Offer outstanding customer service through training, education, and expert-level cannabis knowledge through CannSell’s customized programs.

Brands & Producers

Expand your brand’s reach by connecting directly with the frontline cannabis retail staff who are engaging with your customers.

CannSell Training & Courses

Get the Standard & Expert bundle for only $349.99, a savings of 22%!

CannSell Standard

$64.99

per license
Learn the practice of responsible cannabis sales in accordance with provincial law. Mandatory Training in Ontario
Estimated Completion Time 4 Hours
Required to work in cannabis retail in Ontario? YES
Cannabis History and Legalization
History of Cannabis
Cannabis Legalization
Provincial Regulations and Compliance
Getting to Know Cannabis
Cannabis Genetics
Cannabis Anatomy
Growing to Packaging
Legal Cannabis Products
Cannabis & the Body
Interactions with the Body
Cannabis as a Medicine
Consumption & Responsible Use
Methods of Consumption
Working with Cannabis Customers
Responsible Use

CannSell Expert

$385.99

per license
Offer outstanding customer service by building a deep knowledge of cannabis consumers and products.
Estimated Completion Time 15 – 20 Hours
Required to work in cannabis retail in Ontario? No*
Cannabis History and Legalization
History of Cannabis
Cannabis Legalization
Provincial Regulations and Compliance
Getting to Know Cannabis
Cannabis Genetics
Cannabis Anatomy
Growing to Packaging
Legal Cannabis Products
Cannabis & the Body
Interactions with the Body
Cannabis as a Medicine
Consumption & Responsible Use
Methods of Consumption
Working with Cannabis Customers
Responsible Use

*In order to be certified to work in a cannabis retail store in Ontario, you must also complete CannSell Standard.

Save 22% with the Standard + Expert Bundle!

Looking to train your whole team and save? Learn more about the Gold Standard program.

Get Cannabis Certified

Ontario law requires that all employees of cannabis retail stores, store managers, and cannabis retail licence holders must complete the CannSell Standard Certification before their first day of work.

Become an Expert

Join the elite ranks of budtenders in acquiring the in-depth knowledge of cannabis science and retailing offered by CannSell Expert.

Improve Your Retail Knowledge

Offer outstanding customer service by providing a thorough understanding of cannabis consumers and products and responsible cannabis retail practices.

Cannabis Retailers

CannSell is pleased to offer cannabis retailers a suite of training, certification, and hiring tools to ensure they stand out in a highly competitive market.
Trade Marketing & Brand Partnerships
As the sole mandated cannabis retail training program in Ontario, CannSell offers a direct connection to all retail store employees in the biggest cannabis market in Canada. Feature your brand & products through CannSell’s Branded Modules to educate and engage budtenders on your unique cannabis offering.
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of those who completed a branded module on CannSell stated that it allows them to better sell the brand 1
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of all recreational cannabis is purchased through physical stores in Ontario 2
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Regulated Stores Authorized to Open in Ontario 3
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Daily retail cannabis sales in Ontario, in June 2021 Regulated Stores 4
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Monthly retail cannabis sales in Ontario, in June 2021 Regulated Stores 4
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CannSell Certified Retail Staff eligible to work in Authorized Stores in Ontario
  1. 2019 survey by Lift & Co.
  2. Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), Year in Review 2020 – 2021 Report
  3. AGCO, August 2021
  4. Statistics Canada, Retail trade sales by province and territory
CannSell Job Board
Are you a cannabis retailer, licensed producer or cannabis related company looking to hire skilled & knowledgeable staff?

CannSell Blog

Enhance your cannabis and industry knowledge with expert-level articles and education.

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