Cannabis - Level 1 (Certificate N0892)

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0892

The Cannabis - Level 1 skills certificate prepares students for entry level positions into the Cannabis industry. Students are required to complete 6 courses that encompass the context and science of cannabis, horticulture science, plant production systems, and nursery work experience. The required courses create a foundation for understanding Cannabis in its historical and current context, in addition to entry-level cannabis cultivation practices. Furthermore, the principles of plant propagation and nursery management courses build a foundation for use of plants in a commercial production system. This certificate also requires a work experience course to ensure hands on application of the skills covered in this certificate.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
AGOR 2Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management3
AGOR 32Landscaping and Nursery Management3
AGOR 80Cannabis the Plant and Industry2
AGOR 81Cannabis Cultivation3
Variable Unit Course. Three units required.3
Work Experience in Horticulture
Total Units17

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to: 

  • Prepare appropriate soil media for Cannabis grow operations.
  • Demonstrate basic propagation techniques.
  • Set up irrigation systems for different crop applications.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of tools of the trade in Cannabis operations.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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