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Cannabis Extraction Concepts & Techniques

Introducing our Cannabis Extraction Concepts & Techniques Certificate program, exploring the art of selectively separating cannabinoids and other desired compounds from the cannabis plant matter. This specialized course is designed to immerse you in the intricate world of cannabis extraction, with a particular focus on supercritical, hydrocarbon, and ethanol extraction methods. It’s an immersive journey into the core of the extraction process, the necessary infrastructure, and the safe handling and storage of these valuable compounds.

The course also delves into the infrastructure requirements for cannabis extraction, covering facility design, equipment specifications, safety measures, and compliance with industry regulations. In parallel, you’ll explore the art of safely handling, utilizing, and preserving the extracted compounds, ensuring they meet rigorous quality standards and comply with legal regulations.

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve, the demand for skilled professionals in extraction and compound isolation is on the rise. By the end of this course, you will be well-prepared to thrive in this dynamic and expanding sector. Join us on this educational journey and position yourself as a knowledgeable expert in the field of cannabis compound isolation.

Program Details


15 Hours



Course Description

The Cannabis Extraction Concepts and Techniques Certificate program provides a comprehensive overview of cannabis extraction techniques and processing. This course offers a deep dive into a wide array of cutting-edge extraction technologies, unveiling the science behind subcritical and supercritical phases of CO2, and how this versatile compound serves as a potent extraction solvent. As part of your educational journey, you’ll learn about the practical application of common extraction processes, including the precise preparation of concentrated cannabinoid samples for HPLC analysis and other vital post-extraction procedures.

The course provides a fundamental understanding of cannabis anatomy and its dynamic relationship with cannabis. You’ll navigate through the landscape of diverse extraction types, encompassing physical, chemical, and solventless methods. Building on this foundation, you’ll explore the underlying chemistry principles that govern the complex world of cannabis extraction.

Through a detailed examination of extraction technologies, including CO2 and ethanol extraction, you will gain proficiency in the temperature nuances that define the extraction process. You will also discern which compounds are deemed desirable in the final product, a critical facet of product quality. Furthermore, our program takes you on a journey through both upstream and downstream extraction processes, unveiling the vast array of extraction concentrate products and the various consistencies that can be achieved through different techniques. The post-extraction phase is equally captivating as you delve into processes like filtration, solvent recovery, color remediation, and the final packaging of cannabis products.

Upon completion of the course, you will earn a certificate of completion, demonstrating your expertise in Cannabis Extraction Concepts and Techniques, as well as a digital badge, which can be verified by third parties to showcase your skills and knowledge.

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Course Syllabus

Cannabis Extraction Concepts & Techniques
  • Cannabis Extraction – An Introduction
  • Anatomy of Cannabis and Relationship to Cannabis
  • Extraction Types – Physical, Chemical & Solventless
  • Chemistry Principles & Concepts for Cannabis Extraction
  • Ethanol Extraction
  • Physical Separation
  • Upstream and Downstream Extraction Processes
  • Types of Extraction Concentrate Products
  • Types of Extraction Consistencies
  • Post-Extraction Products
  • SOP & Batch Production Record Writing
  • Post-Extraction Formulation
Certification and Exam
  • 4 Quizzes
  • 1 Final Exam


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Developed by cannabis industry experts, operators and consultants, Cannabis 360 has partnered with leading technical training providers to create standardized, industry-backed certificate programs that bring a new level of professionalism, credibility, and equity into the cannabis industry.

Upon successful completion of an accredited training program, Cannabis 360 will issue you an official certificate of completion and digital badge that reflects your knowledge, commitment, and credibility in the cannabis industry.

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