Cannabis - Level 2 (Certificate T0893)

Natural Science Division
Certificate T0893

The Cannabis - Level 2 certificate build on the Cannabis - Level 1 certificate and prepares students for advanced level positions in the Cannabis industry. Students are required to complete 6 courses that encompass advanced level Cannabis cultivation techniques, soil science, pest diagnostics, as well as Cannabis facility management as it applies to Cannabis cultivation outcomes. The required courses develop a foundation in cultivation techniques to achieve specific production goals. In addition, students will be able to troubleshoot and diagnose pest issues in a Cannabis cultivation system, as well as managing the abiotic inputs of growing facilities including, lighting, irrigation, and arrangement. This certificate also requires the student to complete work experience course in an approved Cannabis production facility.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Completion of Cannabis - Level 1 Coursework17
Completion of Cannabis - Level 2 Coursework18
Total Units35
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Cannabis - Level 1 Coursework
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
Cannabis - Level 2 Coursework
AGOR 24Integrated Pest Management3
AGOR 50Soil Science and Management3
AGOR 64Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume3
AGOR 82Cannabis Advanced Cultivation3
AGOR 83Cannabis Facilities and Operations Management2
Variable Unit Course. Four units required.4
Work Experience in Cannabis Operations
Total Units35


Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Select soil media based on Cannabis grow operation.
  • Demonstrate advanced Cannabis propagation techniques.
  • Design 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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