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Jefferson College Dispensary Agent Master Course

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Cannabis Cultivation

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Cultivation Fundamentals

What will I learn in Cultivation Fundamentals? 

This course prepares students to cultivate and harvest medical cannabis in the state of Missouri. Topics include Planting, pruning, harvesting, curing, trimming, and storage of the plant, flowers, or products. 

The course format is entirely online and takes 6 weeks to complete

Instruction is provided by certified cannabis industry professionals. The cost for this program is $600 with a minimum enrollment of 5 students per session. The minimum age to enroll in Cultivation Fundamentals is 21. Students will be required to possess a medical cannabis card or show proof of employment in a dispensary or farm.

What career opportunities are available after completion? 

This course will prepare students for responsible cannabis cultivation in a personal setting or an entry to mid-level position at a cultivation facility focused on the different stages of growth, harvest, and post-harvest. 


How do I apply? 

Complete the application for the Cultivation Fundamentals program. Submit the application to workforce@jeffco.edu. After submitting your application, call 636-481-3144 to submit payment.

Next Start Date: January 24, 2022

Note: Financial aid for this program is not available but employer sponsors are welcome.

Dispensary Agent Fundamentals

What is a Dispensary Agent? 

A dispensary agent is a frontline retail position for medical cannabis businesses. They serve both as product experts and customer service specialists and guide patients through the purchasing process. 

What will I learn with this training? 

The Dispensary Agent Master course at Jefferson College prepares students for entry-level employment as a medical cannabis dispensary agent in the state of Missouri. Topics include compliance and control, product selection, regulatory and business principles, patient consultation, industry ethics and professionalism, and standard operating procedures. 

The course format is entirely online and takes 6 weeks to complete

Instruction is provided by certified cannabis industry professionals. Maximum enrollment is 30 students per cohort. The minimum age to enroll in the Dispensary Agent Master Course is 21. The cost for this program is $600.

What career opportunities does a Dispensary Agent have? 

A dispensary agent will work at a medical cannabis dispensary. Pay for this occupation ranges from $14 to $16 per hour and is based on skill and experience. Individuals may have the opportunity to advance into management positions and some may decide to open their own dispensary. Openings in this field are projected to increase.


How do I apply? 

Complete the application for the Dispensary Agent program. Submit the application to workforce@jeffco.edu. After submitting your application, call 636-481-3144 to submit payment.

Next Start Date: March 28, 2022

Note: Financial aid for this program is not available but employer sponsors are welcome.

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