Security Overview in Medicinal Cannabis Sector (eMCCA104)

USD $70.00

Course duration: Allow 1 to 2 hours to complete this course.

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Cannabis Industry Security Requirements (Medicinal Cannabis)

Security in the medicinal cannabis cultivation and production sector is a major consideration for the Pharmaceutical Quality System and Quality Risk Management. Most medicinal cannabis cultivation licences and marketing authorities for cannabis-derived products require high levels of security.

Cannabis businesses also have strict requirements for hiring and training personnel, and for product tracing (‘tagging and tracing’) through the life cycle of plants, from raw materials receipt (seeds) through propagation and cultivation, through harvesting, post-harvesting, packaging, and delivery to manufacturers and/or to patients.

What’s covered in the Cannabis Security Overview:

  • Importance of Security in Medicinal Cannabis Sector
  • Security Systems and Surveillance Requirements
  • Security Breach Reporting Responsibilities, Laws
  • Security Risk Management


Course duration: Allow 1 to 2 hours to complete this course.

For more information on Medicinal Cannabis Certificate Training Courses, browse the entire Series 1 and Series 2 modules.

Need to learn more?

There are 12 courses in the online training Series for the medicinal cannabis sector.

While learners can order and complete individual courses, the training packages are more economical if purchased as a Series.

Click here for Series 1 modules in the Cannabis Industry online training courses.

Click here for Series 2 modules in the Cannabis Industry online training courses.

Online training modules are available individually but are best taken as a series of all 12 modules.

  • One user per cannabis industry security training course purchase.
  • Certificates of Completion are available upon successful completion of the course and online Final Assessment.

For other regulatory compliance training courses in pharmaceutical manufacturing, medical devices, and veterinary medicines, including GMP compliance training, visit our GMP training store online.

Cannabis cultivation industry education series

These courses, including this course on cannabis industry security, are designed by global cannabis cultivation consultants at PharmOut PTY LTD.

PharmOut is a respected industry leader for global medicinal cannabis operations, including medicinal cannabis site selection and facility architecture, climate control specifications and installations, equipment validation, engineering, water quality, cleanroom designs, and other pharmaceutical manufacturing and GMP compliance training courses.

Disclaimer: Education purposes only. All rights reserved.

One user per registration. To request a custom quote for training 10 or more employees, contact us.

Please include details of your enquiry including the number of employees requiring training in the medicinal cannabis cultivation sector; and which of the two Series (1 or 2, or both) you are seeking to purchase for 10 employees or more.

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Medicinal Cannabis Industry Certificate Courses (Certificate of Completion)

Upon reviewing each module and successfully completing the final assessment, you will be able to save, download and print the Certificate of Completion for that module (all available online).

  • This Certificate of Completion is not a statement of competency.
  • It is, instead, a Completion Certificate for the training you completed.
  • You can then attach this to your current resume/CV or send this to your Personnel Department as required.

Note: there are strict hiring criteria for working in the medicinal cannabis sector due to the high value of medicinal cannabis crops, particularly for Medicinal Cannabis Security roles.

Read our top 10 best blogs on the medicinal cannabis industry and cultivation requirements.

Important: 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.