Cannabis Budtender Certification
Course Description: Build a strong foundation for a career in the cannabis industry. Learn primary compliance systems, procedures, business styles, and processes for budtending in small or large scale operations. Participants of the budtender Certification will be trained to be lawful, safe, and knowledgeable sales representatives. Students will begin with a base understanding of laws, compliance, and consumer safety. Training will include a thorough overview of proper dosing, safe consumption, packaging, and developing your resume. The course will follow with (2) budtender modules: understanding cannabis products and their effects, followed by product sales and making the right recommendation for customers. Students will also learn the trade secrets to the art of retail cannabis. Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Clover Leaf University Bud-Tender Certification. Your certification is proof of your in-depth knowledge and skills as a bud-tender by the first higher education university approved in the nation. This four-hour course comes with your CLU Budtender Workbook and certification requires passing an exam. This class is available in a classroom setting as well as online.
Module 1: Legislative History - approx 20 minutes
Basic law history and compliance knowledge for cannabis employees:
Module 2: Medical Marijuana Code - approx 30 minutes
The medical marijuana code is the basis for the retail code. As all marijuana codes change and add restrictions, a thorough understanding of the basics is essential for every marijuana industry professional. This module will cover:
Module 3: Retail Marijuana Code -Required- approx 30 minutes
This module focuses on the key differences between retail marijuana on all the subjects covered in module 2 and the following new provisions:
Module 4: Understanding Cannabis Products and Their Effects - approx 80 minutes
An experienced budtender must know the history of marijuana strains, and further, how they are shaping the products that are offered in the medical and retail establishments today. This module will ensure that the student has a thorough understanding of the products being offered in the market today so that they may effectively meet the needs of their customers.
Module 5: Product Sales and Making the Recommendations - approx 60 minutes
The informed consumer is the best consumer. There should be special attention to meeting the customers’ needs with the desired effects to create an excellent relationship between the budtender and the buyers. This module is tailored to make your budtenders a trusted source of information on products.
TRAINING ON PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH EDUCATION ABOUT RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION OF EDIBLE MARIJUANA PRODUCTS, WHICH MUST INCLUDE REMINDING PURCHASERS OF THE STANDARD SERVING SIZE OF THC AND THAT THE EFFECTS MAY BE DELAYED BY UP TO TWO HOURS
Module 6: Review, Discussion, Exam -Required- 40 minutes
This module will begin by challenging students to make product recommendations of their own when presented with a customer needing sales assistance. Can be formatted as role-playing or short answer quiz. This is an opportunity for participants to take a deep dive into specific points where they need or want more clarification or points specifically to their particular role in the industry. A short written exam is taken at the end to ensure retention of the information safety and compliance information.
Course Duration: 1 Day / 4 Hours/ 1 Webinar Lesson
Stand Alone Course Certification
We look forward to having you in class and enrolled at Clover Leaf Unviersity.
Best Regards,Chloe Villano
President and Founder Clover Leaf Unversity
Curriculum approved by The Colorado Department of Higher Education's Private Occupational School Board
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