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Cannabis Careers - Start here

Our suite of courses offered as part of the Cannabis Career Training are designed to provide an overview of the successes and continual challenges within the rapidly expanding cannabis market. These courses are delivered online, making them open to anyone, anywhere. Learn from professionals working in the industry including horticulturalists, scientists and marketing specialists.


The National Institute for Cannabis Health and Education (NICHE) is dedicated to ensuring Canadian patients who use medical cannabis have access to high quality products and services in a safe, regulated environment. NICHE is committed to sharing the best practices for using medical cannabis, and providing essential data and information. Working with continuing and professional studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the new management of medical cannabis facilities course will provide an introductory education on plant production, facility management, regulations, marketing, and more.

Cannabis Career Training


Retail Cannabis Consultant - February 1-2, 2019 

at KPU Civic Plaza from 9am-4:20pm

The Retail Cannabis Consultant workshop will prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work within the legal retail cannabis industry in Canada. Students will learn the Federal and Provincial regulatory frameworks under which legal cannabis will be regulated, the history of prohibition and legalization in Canada, an understanding of the cannabis plant and its effects, and the overarching role and responsibilities of a Retail Cannabis Consultant. 

LocationKPU Civic Plaza (room 509)

Dates:  Feb 1-2, 2019

Times:  9:00am – 4:20pm (each day)

Fees:  $399 plus GST

Max Participants:  20

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Contact us: or 604.599.2020

Peter Carscadden, Director of Business Development, Lift Cannabis Co., "I took Introduction to Access to Marijuana for Medical Purposes [now called Cannabis Career Training] at KPU because I saw what cannabis is able to do for patients and the uphill battle that the industry faced and I was passionate about making a difference. KPU helped me dive head first into a constantly evolving industry. I now work for a cannabis communications company and advocate for patients in a way I never thought possible."




NICHE Cannabis In Our Community series:

Vancouver, BC, November 27, 2018


Lift Cannabis Expo

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January 10, 2018: Lift Cannabis Business Conference





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