LAS VEGAS, Nevada (FOX5) – The College of Southern Nevada’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development currently offers certification programs related to the cannabis industry.
According to a press release, CSN has partnered with Green Flower, “the national leader in cannabis education,” to offer three cannabis certification programs.
As part of the partnership, CSN will offer certification programs for advanced dispensary staff, advanced production agents, and advanced growers, the release said.
“Partnering with the Las Vegas community and the needs of its workforce is always a priority for the Department of Labor and Economic Development. Our partnership with Green Flower will propel us into another leading industry in Las Vegas, where we can prepare local talent for relevant and emerging opportunities that support social and economic mobility for all,” said Stavan Corbett, CSN Director of Business Development, Workforce Division. strength and economic development. .
According to the release, each of the courses starts with the basics of compliance. Then the courses vary depending on the program.
In the Advanced Manufacturing Agents program, students will learn about cannabis processing and the production of cannabis-infused products, according to CSN.
In addition, CSN says that those who choose the advanced grower program will learn about botany and advanced cultivation and cultivation techniques for cannabis plants.
The Advanced Dispensary Associate program will offer students the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of working in the cannabis business.
According to CSN, each certification program takes eight weeks and is offered entirely online, allowing students to enroll and start courses at any time.
Once certified, the school says graduates will receive a Credly badge and access the Green Flower Employer Network.
The courses cost $750 and are already open for enrollment, according to CSN. For more information or to register visit: visit