Cultivating your career

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to the Cultivating your Career course

This course was designed to give you all the knowledge you need to get started with your career in the cannabis industry. This course was written by career and industry expert Bryan Olson. Bryan works for Columbia Care as their Chief People & Administrative Officer, Leader of the Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Affairs, Physical Security, Corporate Compliance, M&A Integration, Project Management, and Internal Communications.

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Select your state and add to cart to purchase the Cultivating your Career course. You’ll receive notification of your course registration via email and details on how to log in to your course.

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Meet your Instructor

Bryan Olson

Professor of Cultivation and Chief People & Administrative Officer at Columbia Care


We’ll give you the knowledge and tools to start your career in the cannabis industry.

What to expect in the cannabis industry

  • Evolution in hiring
  • Cannabis employment market
  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Sense of purpose
  • Differences from other industries

What are cannabis companies looking for?

I’ll cover what kinds of skills and experience cannabis companies are looking for in today’s job market. This understanding and insight is a necessity for your career success.

Planning your career move

  • Career move checklist
  • A foot in the door
  • Your resume
  • Company research
  • Compensation research
  • Interview preparation

Traps to avoid

I’ll cover many of the common traps people tend to fall into when making your move into the cannabis industry. Don’t make these mistakes and you’re well on your way to making it.

A successful transition to your new job

Making a successful transition into the cannabis industry will be a lot easier if you follow the steps I cover in this chapter.


In addition to getting certified, join our community and we’ll give you the tools you need to build AND maintain your career. Throughout this program, you can meet other members, share insights, and access a wealth of knowledge and resources. This doesn’t stop once you’ve been certified. Many of our graduates keep in touch, sharing industry information and new developments in this ever-changing field .

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Stay career ready

We keep you up-to-date on all the changes in the cannabis industry, as regulations change, so do our courses. There are several ways to register, you can take each course individually – in Cultivation, Manufacturing, Dispensary, Compliance, Career,  or you can register for  all of our courses in our 5-course bundle (and it’ll save you 40%).

Frequently asked questions

Each course is just $99.00. If you take all 3 courses currently offered (Cultivation, Production & Dispensary), the package will be $279. These prices include $9.00 in registration taxes and fees.

Many employers offer discount codes so check with your employer to see if they can save you money on the course.

College accredited courses are unavailable due to the Federal laws. However, Cannabis Community College works on the state level with the governing body to provide their required curriculum including state laws, regulations, compliance, standard operating procedures and technical training based on each department. In many states we are an “Approved Responsible Vendor” for education.
All employers are different but one thing they have in common is wanting staff that either have experience, training, education or a combination of the three. This is a highly competitive industry so anything you can do to show experience, training or education shows your commitment level and gives you a better opportunity of landing your dream job.
Many states require the training but some do not. At Cannabis Community College we believe that anything you can do to understand the industry helps prepare you for success.
You take the training at your leisure. You can complete each department training in as fast as 2 hours and your certification is automatically generated to your email.
You can read our Tuition Agreement by clicking here.