Advanced Manufacturing Agent Certificate

Available through college partners

The cannabis industry continues to evolve. As part of that evolution, the products that are available to consumers has expanded as well. Manufacturing these innovative products requires trained professionals.

This online cannabis course will prepare you to work in the exciting field of cannabis manufacturing. With 45 hours of instruction developed by industry leaders, you’ll gain an understanding of best practices for extraction, infusion, product development and more. 

Program Details


45 Hours




45 Hours



Course Description

This program was designed by industry professionals to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to start you cannabis manufacturing career. You’ll learn cannabis basics, along with industry best practices that will allow you to quickly walk into a role in a manufacturing facility. 

Upon completion, you’ll be awarded a certificate of completion from your chosen college. Additionally, you’ll gain access to the Employer Network, which includes access to a digital badge to display your credential, as well as membership to the GF Institute, the professional organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of professionalism, credibility, and equity in the cannabis industry. 

Topics Covered

You will study a range of topics, including: the business of cannabis extraction, product development, formulation and plant ensemble, extraction processes and principles, product safety, packaging and labeling, pest control, product testing, storage and more.

Course modules include:

  • The Importance of Health and Safety
  • Hygiene and Personnel Best Practices
  • Product Safety
  • Packaging and Labeling
  • Sanitation and Cleaning
  • Product Development – Operations, Equipment, and Facility Maintenance
  • Transporting Cannabis
  • Best Practice Security Procedures
  • The Importance of Tracking your Inventory
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Pest Control
  • The Business of Cannabis Extraction
  • Understanding Extraction Processes and Principles
  • Alcohol Dominant Extraction
  • Extraction with Sub and Supercritical Fluids
  • Solventless Solutions
  • Data-Driven Analytics for Optimizing Post Process
  • Environmental and Contamination Impact
  • Cannabis Processing and Manufacturing
  • Product development, formulation, and plant ensemble 

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Define compliance and operational excellence
  • Understand cannabis extraction methodologies
  • Understand the foundations of cannabis infusion, product development, and formulation
  • Optimize post processes
  • Optimize health and safety procedures

Sample Course Content

This certificate serves as a thorough training to the job role of the manufacturing agent.

Once you have completed all three units and passed the exams, you will be rewarded with the official Advanced Manufacturing Agent Certificate. Below you can explore sample course content from the video lectures.


The programs are self-paced and you can register and begin the courses at any time. You’ll have eight weeks to complete the program starting from the date you register.

The programs were designed to be completed in eight weeks. You may complete the program faster, depending on the amount of time you dedicate each day.

Students should expect to dedicate around 6 hours per week to complete coursework in this program.

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate of completion from the college they choose. 



  • Entry-level manufacturing agents
  • Team leads 



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