Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Cannabis

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This 8 hour course provides the key knowledge to develop and implement Good Manufacturing Practices Program (GMPs) which meet current state regulatory requirements for cannabis consumables (i.e. oils, edibles, etc.). GMPs are the minimum sanitary requirements that must be implemented to make cannabis consumables safe for human consumption.


Fees include: instructor-led training, course materials, and GMP Certificate of Completion.

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SCS trainers can provide an interactive webinar for your team – engage associates and partners from multiple facilities! We will also come to your facility for in-person training as permitted by COVID-19 restrictions.

Recommended for groups of 6 or more. Choose from a wide range of courses or a customized training.

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This course is based on FDA regulation 21 CFR 117, and provides knowledge on cGMPs, the foundation of all food safety programs. The training is relevant to products like solvent or mechanically extracted oils, and infused products such as beverages, chocolate and baked goods. Most State and Health Department regulations require employees to demonstrate an understanding of basic food safety handling practices. This training course is a step up! Earn a GMP Certificate of Attendance.

Learning Objectives:

Understand cannabis issues related to the management of a food safety and quality program including the plant, terpenes, testing, and dosage

Know responsibilities: management, quality assurance, operations, regulatory

Describe GMPs, and how to apply them in your facility

Create SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and other relevant documentation

Recognize the importance of traceability and the components of a recall program

Introduction to the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) method

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Who Should Attend:

Individuals working in the production area of a hemp, CBD or THC cannabis manufacturing facility (e.g. oil extraction, edibles, etc.).

Prerequisites: None

What Our Clients Think

Quotation Mark

I would like to thank SCS for their fine training program. It’s our preference to send our employees to in-person trainings, but with restrictions set by Covid in 2020 we understand why SCS conducts classes via webinar. Our employees said the setup and webinars were both informative and well-paced and felt they were as close to being in-person as possible.

Dominic Etcheberria | General Manager, JBJ Distributing / Veg-land

SCS Partnerships

The Last Prisoner Project focuses on justice initiatives for individuals still incarcerated for victimless cannabis offenses. SCS is supporting the Prison to Prosperity Reentry Program with food safety vocational training scholarships.