Certification Details

Training Time: 8:39 Hours (Average)

Enrollment Duration: 90-Day Access

Credential Issued: Badge & Certificate

Standards: ISO, ANSI & RVT Programs

Team Enrollment: 20 – 40% Discount

$97.00

Our Enrollment Codes Automatically Generate Secure Codes That Your Team Use For Enrolling Tuition-Free

Responsible Cannabis Vendor Certification

Note: Need a government-mandated “Responsible Vendor Training (RVT)” or an equivalent? If so, (click here). Where you operate, the compliance requirements will be unique and we’re happy to create a custom RTV for your local jurisdiction. This “agnostic” Responsible Vendor Certification has the same accredited training used to compliantly industry workers to become competent that’ll make them all experts in handling cannabis and retail sales to provide an excellent experience.

Our Responsible Vendor Certification prepares you to effectively handle complex situations commonly found in the cannabis industry. Rules and regulations affect every part of the cannabis industry, from health and safety issues to data security, management responsibility, team member behavior, and everything in between. You’re on a great team that’s enthusiastic about working in the industry, but with pages with thousands of regulations to follow, this certification will make it easier.

Now, how does anyone in the cannabis industry know how to work compliantly? Especially as we face constantly shifting law changes, challenges to mitigate any compliance risks, helping to reduce fines, and avoiding criminal or civil charges have never been more important. This advanced Responsible Vendor Certification does not simply cover the “box-checking” exercise of compliance training since it ensures businesses are operating as required by the legal jurisdiction you’re in.

You will discover this Responsible Vendor Certification is designed to provide all practical applications and best practice procedures when working in any licensed cannabis operation. Industry workers not only learn the basic requirements but will be able to apply them in a manner that adds value to the business, provides a Return-on-Investment (ROI) on training, and will protect their entire operations.

This certification will ensure you meet the requirements of all of the government regulatory agencies such as “Enforcement Divisions”, “Health Departments”, etc. Selling and serving cannabis involves many risks – so any failure to act responsibly on your part and proactively – could result in fines, imprisonment,  possible license suspension, increased insurance costs, or possibly losing your business operation.

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Micro-Learning Format

  • Time: 8:39 Hours (Average)
  • Video: 10 Self-Paced Training
  • Resources: 10 eBooks (PDF)
  • Assessment: 10 Quizzes
  • Grade: 70%+ Required
  • Display: Badge & Certificate
  • Validity: 1-Year Renewal
  • Language: English (CC)
  • Enrollment: 90-Day Access
  • Format: On-Demand Video
  • Authorized: Self-Accredited

Core Curriculum

We’re Making Cannabis Industry Workplaces Better by Enabling Teams to Complete Their Annual Compliance Requirements & Responsible Vendor Training.

Responsible Vendor Practices

How to Determine Valid Identification

Valid & Fake Identification

The goal of checking for valid Identifications (IDs) is to confirm age to prevent all underage access and stop the legal, financial, and any social consequences from any minor children illegally consuming so learn how to carefully identify safety features as you verify their age.


Training Time: 1:08 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 21 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Law Officer Interactions

Discover what to do if a raid or robbery occurs, and explore different security or other safety protocols designed to reduce law enforcement encounters. Learn when there’s an interaction with law enforcement officers, they need to be handled delicately to ensure zero legal issues.


Training Time: 1:07 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 23 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Detect & Prevent Diversion

You’ll learn how to prevent all diversion you’ll find in the cannabis industry is a very serious issue so learn how to never fear a gov’t forcible regulator shutdown by stopping the transfer of products from a legal or authorized legal and/or medically necessary use to illegal possession.


Training Time: 1:13 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 24 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Customer Service Refusal

One of the most important duties you have is to help all patrons consume cannabis responsibly that’ll promote a compliant operation along with a satisfying customer experience. It helps ensure the safety of your customers and others similar to how first responders help to protect.


Training Time: 52 Minutes (Average)

eBook Resource: 18 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Industry Compliance & Operational Safety

Cannabis Delivery Methods

Learn cannabis products will vary their potency or strength, depending on cannabinoids and extraction along with the different methods of consumption that may last for hours if eating edibles so delve into main delivery mechanisms like inhalation, ingestion, sublingual and topical.


Training Time: 53 Minutes (Average)

eBook Resource: 15 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Consumer Safety & Health

As with most substances, the use of cannabis comes with some risk so learn about how to be responsible using it and tips depending on how or where you use it and what you plan on doing by using it responsibly then we can all build a culture where responsible use is the only use.


Training Time: 1:12 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 25 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Effects & Impairment

Learn about potential Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) therapeutic effects, any health risks of using cannabis, and the effects caused by this psychoactive cannabinoid chemical used so let’s set the bar high and learn why we have a responsibility to use it safely and respectfully.


Training Time: 1:19 Hours (Average)

eBook Resource: 28 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Robbery Awareness

Cannabis is targeted by robbers more than any other cash-intensive industry – there are both cannabis products and cash onsite – so break-ins and thefts are common due to the higher value of cannabis other so learn to be ready in the event of any robbery and know what to do.


Training Time: 54 Minutes (Average)

eBook Resource: 14 Pages (PDF File)

Final Assessment: 20 Questions (70%+)

Micro-Learning Experience

Engaging & Interactive Training

  • Access to all micro-learning videos, each is filled with engaging videos & digital materials created by leading EXPERTS who do this every day in the cannabis industry.

Supplemental Learning Activities

  • Downloadable resources & access activities anytime from any device or via our Mobile App to complete your training anywhere & even 100% offline (NO Internet is required).

Knowledge Assessment Quiz

  • Assessments are at the very end of every micro-learning module so you'll need to ACHIEVE a grade of at least 70% to assess & validate your cannabis industry knowledge.

Digital Certificates & Badges

  • Upon passing, instantly receive your digital certificate(s) and/or badge(s) that acknowledges your accomplishment & DISPLAY your knowledge on LinkedIn to build credibility.

Responsive Support Team

  • You’ll see we’re quite different by how our team provides a thoughtful, HUMAN response to all your inquiries in two (2) hours or less (during Monday – Friday business hours).

Members-Only Community

  • You'll join our EXCLUSIVE member community, where we'll help you build a network with professionals in the cannabis industry & alert you to opportunities that fit your skillset.

Accreditation & Authorization

Our "Claim-to-Fame" is Being The "Most Accredited (or Authorized)" Training Provider in The Industry to ENSURE What We Do Actually Meets All Those Cannabis Regulator Requirements.

Colorado MED

We're authorized by Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) to deliver our entire Responsible Vendor, Cannabis Delivery, Hospitality & Social Consumption required training.

MED Authorized

Massachusetts CCC

We've been authorized by the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) in Massachusetts state to provide the Basic & Advanced Responsible Vendor Training Curriculum that is required.

CCC Authorized

Illinois IDFPR

We're authorized by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to provide their state-required Responsible Vendor compliance training for handling cannabis.

IDFPR Authorized

West Virginia OMC

Authorized by West Virginia's Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHR) where the Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) has authorized our state-required industry education certification.

OMC Authorized

Alaska AMCO

Authorized by Alaska's Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) to deliver our entire Marijuana Handler Permit training that is required for all of the state's licensed establishment agents.

AMCO Authorized
Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Federal OSHA

Authorized Outreach Trainers for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to provide Department of Labor (DOL) 10/30-Hour Card via our recognized Authorized OSHA Trainer team.

OSHA Authorized

Utah UDAF

Authorized by Utah Department of Agricultural & Food (UDAF) has authorized as a 3rd-party training program provider to certify all of the medical cannabis agents that are required to be compliant.

Utah Authorized

Washington DOH

Authorized by Washington's Department of Health (DOH) to provide their medical cannabis consultant training program that is required in all licensed retail stores with a medical endorsement.

Washington Authorized

Washington DC DOH

We're authorized by Washington D.C.'s Department of Health (DOH) to deliver their medical cannabis industry certification that will be required for every manager of licensed facilities in the district.

District Authorized

Ohio BOP

Authorized by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy (BOP) as a foundational dispensary & continuing education to certify all employees that are required to be compliant in the state's medical cannabis industry.

Ohio Authorized

Vermont CCB

Authorized by the Vermont Cannabis Control Board (CCB) as an authorized trainer of customer-facing employees of retail cannabis establishments in the state to legally sell products to consumers.

Vermont Authorized

Maryland

We're authorized by Maryland's Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) to deliver their Cannabis Dispensary Agent Training (CDAT) as a responsible training provider that's required to be compliant.

Maryland Authorized

Federal EPA

Authorized Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Trainers for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide their compliance training to "Agricultural Workers" & "Pesticide Handlers" employees.

EPA Authorized

NCIA Association

We're a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) who's a top-notch non-profit that's always advancing the interests of our cannabis & how they're supporting our economy.

NCIA Member

SHRM Membership

As a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) which is a professional membership association that promotes the role of Human Resources (HR) via education.

SHRM Member