Certified Cannabis Budtender

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Hours: 75 Hours
Duration: 3 months
Level: Beginner
Average Completion: 3 Months
Language: English
Occupation: Entry Level Budtender
Enrolled: 5 Students

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Certified Cannabis Budtender

A Certified Cannabis Budtender is responsible for providing excellent customer service and product knowledge to customers in a retail cannabis store. They must be knowledgeable and familiar with the range of products and merchandise available, as well as the laws and regulations concerning the sale and use of cannabis. The Certified Cannabis Budtender must be able to answer customers’ questions accurately and professionally, and must be able to handle customer complaints and concerns in an effective and efficient manner.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provide excellent customer service by greeting customers and responding to their questions and inquiries
• Stay up-to-date on the latest changes in cannabis laws and regulations
• Ensure the store is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
• Keep the sales floor clean and organized
• Assist customers in understanding their options for cannabis products
• Follow all safety guidelines, such as wearing gloves and masks when working with cannabis
• Assist customers with product selection and payment
• Keep track of inventory, restock shelves, and rotate products
• Process sales and payments accurately and in a timely manner
• Provide product information to customers
• Maintain customer records and updates customer information as needed
• Maintain a professional appearance at all times

3 months of Full Access
2% Predicted 10-Years Job Growth

Is This the Right Career for You?

A Certified Cannabis Budtender is a professional with specialized training and certification in the field of cannabis. They are responsible for providing customers with information about cannabis products, assisting in the selection of cannabis products that meet customer needs, and educating customers on the use of cannabis and its effects. Budtenders must have knowledge of cannabis products and laws, in addition to customer service skills. They should also have excellent communication skills, be organized and efficient, and have a good understanding of the regulations and laws governing cannabis use in their jurisdiction.

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6 Reasons to Complete Your Certified Cannabis Budtender Training With Us


With our programs, you can learn and study at your own pace with access 24/7/365 for the duration of your program. This means you can learn on your own terms and work around your own schedule.


Our online training comes with access to real, live support personnel that will help you through every step from our admissions adviser who will assist you with selecting the right training for you, to our student adviser who will be there with you during your entire training journey.


We have tailored our programs to provide comprehensive training in the technical and soft skills employers are looking for. With direct input and feedback from industry leaders and hiring managers, our program aligns with exactly what you need to successfully enter the workforce.


Our career training not only gives you the knowledge you need but preparation for the certification exams relevant to your desired career path. If you are pursuing an exciting new career in a field with a national certification, our program will both prepare you to sit for the exam but will often include a voucher for the exam cost.

Simulations and Case Studies

Our training programs have been developed with real learners and professionals in mind, so our programs incorporate real-world case studies and virtual simulations that will provide examples and interactions with real-life situations you may encounter during your career. These allow you to learn by experience with circumstances similar to what will be your daily responsibilities on the job.

Engaging and Interactive

Our training curriculum was developed with you in mind, looking at modern day learners and their needs. Our curriculum contains a mix of formats including reading, listening, watching, and interacting that will immerse you into a fun and engaging learning experience you will not only enjoy but not want to end.

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Program Description

Discover an exciting career option as a certified cannabis budtender with this fun, interactive course. Over the years, the cannabis industry has started to grow, particularly as steps are taken for its legalization.
You can get a national certification as budtender with the help of our course and become a respected industry professional. The Certified Cannabis Budtender course aims to help you prepare for the national certification exam in the cannabis industry.
It focuses on the following core modules and areas:
• Learn about the role of a budtender in the cannabis industry
• Understand the importance of licensing, product knowledge and providing customer services
• Discover methods of extraction to make concentrates, tinctures and edibles from cannabis
• Learn the importance of CO2 extraction
• Understand the steps of growing, extraction and production to make qualified products
• Discover the many uses of cannabis
• Learn about the activities that are involved in cultivation, processing, dispensing and building repeat customers
• Recognize and uphold industry standards for legal practices
Our in-depth course helps to give you a solid foundation on which you can build a rewarding career option. As the cannabis industry grows, the career options for a certified cannabis budtender are very lucrative.

Anyone interested in becoming a "budtender" in the retail Cannabis marketplace.

After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Recall the steps for becoming a licensed budtender
• Identify the basics of cannabis and how to consume it
• Recognize the essentials of proper customer service, marketing, and product knowledge
• Describe the foundations of legalizing cannabis
• Recall aspects of marijuana processing and how to make water hash
• Describe the elements of hashish, vaporizing, and dabbing
• Identify the fundamentals of CO2 extraction and making tinctures
• Recognize the basics behind making capsules, edibles, and topical remedies
• Recall cannabis job opportunities and industry standards and practices
• Recognize activities and jobs in cultivation, processing, and dispensing
• Identify potential hazards in the cannabis industry
• Describe steps for applying for a job in the cannabis field
Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
This course generally takes students the full 3 months to complete.

Certified Cannabis Budtender FAQs

To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

To take an online course, you will need to have access to an internet connection and an internet ready device such as a laptop, PC, or tablet. For course specific requirements, please visit the course page or contact a registration adviser today.

Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

No, you can take the online courses from anywhere in the world.

We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader


The Certified Cannabis Budtender (CCBT) certification exam prepares individuals for a career as a budtender or dispensary worker in the cannabis industry. The Certified Cannabis Budtender (CCBT) certification exam prepares individuals for a career as a Cannabis Professional. Attaining national certification communicates to clients that individuals are committed to providing the highest level of standards in the Cannabis profession.


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Certified Cannabis Budtender (CCBT)


The Certified Cannabis Budtender certification is beneficial for those looking to gain professional credentials in the cannabis industry. This certification will demonstrate to employers that you have the knowledge and skills to help customers find the right cannabis product for their needs, as well as the ability to provide safe and accurate advice. It also provides a greater understanding of the cannabis industry, enabling you to become a more informed and effective advocate for the industry. This certification can also help open the door to career opportunities in the cannabis industry, such as dispensary manager, cannabis consultant, or cannabis educator.


• 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion