Harvesting and Post-Harvesting (eMCCA112)

Harvesting and Post-Harvesting (eMCCA112)


What’s covered in this harvesting and post-harvesting online training module:

  • Understand harvesting roles and responsibilities
  • Gain insight into post-harvesting processes including trimming, drying and curing freshly harvested plants
  • Be reminded of quality control measures on cannabis sites including security, climate controls & green waste disposal


Harvesting and Post-Harvesting Training Course

This medicinal cannabis harvesting and post-harvesting training course is the final module of the 12 total modules in the Medicinal Cannabis Industry Training Series (an online eLearning program). This module is part of the six (6) training modules comprising Series 2 in the cannabis sector training program.

This module aims to assist employees, employers, contractors, and cannabis-industry vendors, to better understand the harvesting responsibilities, and the post-harvesting activities and risks, when working in the medicinal cannabis cultivation sector.

What will you learn in the harvesting and post-harvesting training module?

This recently released module in the Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation training series by PharmOut’s expert cannabis industry consultants includes an overview of:

  • Harvesting roles and responsibilities on cannabis sites
  • Post-harvesting processes
    • Trimming
    • Drying
    • Curing freshly harvested plants
  • Quality control measures including security and climate controls
  • Green waste disposal

Who should complete this Cannabis Harvesting Training course?

All courses in this eLearning series are suitable for anyone exploring working in the Medicinal Cannabis Industry. It is also an excellent resource for employees (and employers) already engaged in cannabis cultivation businesses, who need further induction training as part of their combined onsite-training programs or as a pre-requisite to other roles in the industry.

The online training courses are ideal for you if you are currently working in, or hoping to work in, a cannabis cultivation operation setting. They also suit individuals working in pharmaceutical manufacturing operations for medicinal cannabis products, pharmaceutical crop quality control roles, site selection/engineering roles, and other industry-specific roles.

This module is Module 12 of 12 and is part of Series 2.  You can, however, take a training course individually.

Duration of training modules in the Online Training Series for Medicinal Cannabis Cultivation Operations

On average, allow 60 minutes to 180 minutes to complete each individual module in the training series.

Completion time frames will vary, however. They depend on your learning style, your prior experience in the industry or pre-existing knowledge of the topics being studied, and other factors.

Cannabis Industry Training Courses: Certificate of Completion

You can gain a Certificate of Completion for each of the module topics, upon successful completion of the Final Assessment for that module (all completed online).  This Certificate is not a statement of competency nor a qualification. It is, rather, a Completion Certificate for the training to affirm you successfully completed reviewing the course content and passing the final assessment.

You can download, save, print and/or email the certificate to your Personnel Department or potential future employers.

Note that there are strict hiring criteria for working in the medicinal cannabis sector due to the high value of medicinal cannabis crops.

Disclaimer: These courses are for EDUCATIONAL purposes only

The information in these modules and the Series are NOT to be used, nor implied as being useful for, operational or cultivation decisions. They should be combined with onsite training and Supervision. They can, however, provide new employees, licence applicants and/or investors with an introductory overview of various aspects of the global Medicinal Cannabis Industry. Other courses for Herbal Medicine Production, GMP and GACP, can be found by clicking this link.

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