Cultivation Specialist


MODULE ID: JMW S10 An in-depth grow course for those wanting to become experts in the craft of growing cannabis

NQF Level: 4

Certificate: Yes

Credits: 2

Duration: 2 days

Delivery Mode: Online

Language: English


  • What is Medical Cannabis?
  • Male versus Female plant
  • Species (strains) of Cannabis i.e. Sativa / Indica / Afghani / Ruderalis
  • Subspecies & Hybrids
  • Growing Medical Cannabis
  • Basic Requirements
  • Photosynthesis, Light, Air & CO2
  • Temperature & Humidity
  • Fertilising/Nutrients
  • Location/Area
  • Life Cycle of the Cannabis Plant
  • Seed, Germination and Seedlings
  • Vegetative Growth and Flowering
  • Grow Outdoors
  • Indoors Soil versus Hydroponics
  • Starting the Garden
  • Choosing the right area
  • Indoor & Outdoor Garden Security
  • Choosing the Growing Method
  • Gathering the Equipment
  • Setting Up the Area
  • Pruning and Trimming During Growth
  • Flowering & Harvesting
  • Curing: Step-by step instructions
  • Trouble Shooting Problems
  • Pests (bugs) & Diseases
  • Nutrient Disorders

Note: It is highly recommended where possible, that learners completing this specialization should be computer literate. However due to the limited availability of computers in certain areas, the inclusion of compulsory computer literacy unit standards within the elective component may prevent learners from completing their qualification.

The Cannabis Institute

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