The cannabis industry is one of the few areas where there are plenty of jobs on offer and a limited number of qualified candidates to satisfy demand.
As an increasing number of states legalize marijuana for either medical or both medical and recreational use staff are needed to service the new demand.
Being able to grow a few plants in a grow tent or a plot in a garden is not what the industry is looking for or needs. Commercial growers, suppliers, and retailers need people who are qualified and understand not only the practicalities but also the law and how it is applied.
For this reason the University of California, Riverside is now offering for-credit Cannabis Certificate Programs in a range of subjects to allow students to become qualified and meet the demands of employers.
The courses offered are:-
Cannabis Healthcare and Medicine Certificate:
From Cannabis 101 to in-depth Integrated Clinical Practice, this is the healthcare knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.
Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate
The information and insights you need to participate in the ever-changing legal landscape surrounding the cannabis industry.
The Business of Cannabis Certificate
Understand the challenges and opportunities presented by the cannabis business as you progress from seed to sale.
Cannabis Agriculture and Horticulture Certificate
Develop an in-depth understanding of the complex process of cannabis production, management, and cultivation. Plant care, yield maximization, and more.
All these are online courses and on your schedule and are from top cannabis experts in the industry to enable you to develop a portfolio of work that demonstrates your expertise, and receive your certificate of completion.
University of California can be contacted at this link and if you apply at certain times of the year you may qualify for a $250 discount on the course prices.