Course 1

Overview

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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.

Syllabus

A basic history of cannabis legalization and a guide to Federal and Provincial cannabis regulations for retail operators.
A basic overview of cannabis types, THC & CBD, terpenes and genetics and an introduction to legal cannabis products.
A high level overview of cannabis, its usage and it’s effects and interactions with the body.
A review of different methods of cannabis consumption and accessories. In-depth discussion of responsible cannabis use, and the risks and harms associated with cannabis. Detailed review of the dangers of driving while under the influence of cannabis.
Summary of licensing and compliance in a cannabis retail store, along with the sanctions and penalties of non-compliance. Detailed information on the requirements for sales, storage, security, inventory management in a cannabis retail store. Plus. how to check ID. assess if a patron is intoxicated, and when & how to refuse service.
An overview of Cannabis 2.0 products. launched in October 2019. This module covers cannabis edibles, vapes, extracts. topicals, and beverages.

Testimonials

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FAQs

A: The CannSell Standard Course certificate is required for ALL employees in the cannabis retail space in Ontario, including owners, managers, budtenders, and security personnel.
A: The minimum age to take this course is 19 years of age. In Ontario this is also the legal age to buy, use, possess, or grow cannabis, and the minimum age to work in cannabis retail.
A: All of our courses are self-paced, which means there is no time limitation. You can take as much time as you require to complete the course. You can leave the course to take a break and log back in to continue where you left off at any time.
A: Certificates do NOT expire but may require an upgrade in the future, depending on regulatory changes and updates.

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