Cannabis Establishment Technician

CNM Ingenuity, in partnership with SeedCrest, LLC, is offering a 6-week, online, Cannabis Establishment Technician Certification Course. 

This course is for aspiring and current employees of cannabis establishments in New Mexico who need to maintain a baseline of knowledge to work and maintain employment in a dispensary, grow, manufacturer, testing facility, and/or courier. This course is designed to maintain the integrity of the Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Programs in New Mexico.

This course covers: 

  • New Mexico Marketplace
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Safety and Security
  • Ethics
  • Risk
  • Patient care/customer service

Learners who take and pass the CET Workforce Certificate Program are more marketable for cannabis work because they will have acquired skills to minimize risk and liability while working in a highly regulated environment. Those seeking employment and to start a business in the New Mexico Cannabis Field must be 21 years of age and must comply with yearly training regulations. They also have to be eligible to pass both a New Mexico State and a National criminal background check.

Learners who pass the class, qualify to work in a retail dispensary, an indoor or outdoor cannabis farm, manufacturer, testing facility, a vertically integrated business, a micro business, consumption lounge, or for a courier. Grading is made up of quizzes, discussion posts, an additional assignment, and a final exam. Learners are expected to engage in the class each week.

Many Common Questions about This Class are Answered Here.

Course Dates: February 7, 2022 – March 25, 2022 (Last date to register is January 24, 2022 at midnight) 
Format: Online 
Cost: $979
Payment plans are available for this course. Payment plans require a $500 non-refundable deposit and a $50 processing fee.

If you are having issues registering or need more information, please contact Mara Sobotka at or (505) 224-4000 ext. 53966.

For more information, look at our FAQ and refund policy.

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Funding is Available

Funding is closed for this class. More funding will become available in Summer 2022.