Cannabis Sommelier Level 1 Online Certification Course

Cannabis education that empowers you to sell more

Learn how to look past the hype of THC and Terpene labels & boost your sales and customer trust with credible cannabis recommendations.

Canada’s 1st and ONLY Cannabis Sommelier Certification.

More than a course, it’s a community of passionate cannabis professionals. Cannabis Sommelier Level 1 program develops your skills and gives you real tools that dramatically shortcuts your path to being the local expert that sells more with confidence.

Credible education you can rely on

Interactive education provided by industry experts

Stay up-to-date with market insights and connect with our community of weed lovers

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Special Bonus, weekly live Study Hall sessions with our instructors and our community of Cannabis Sommeliers.

For the best learning experience, we recommend you acquire your own cannabis to use as learning samples with the digital resources we provide. A list of recommended cultivars will be provided to you after you complete your enrolment.

Not able to obtain cannabis? Don’t sweat it. You can still learn with our videos and Study Hall sessions. Just like a cooking show, you don’t need all the ingredients on hand to learn how to cook a dish.

Online Certification Course
Only $420 CAD

Self-guided, interactive online learning
with engaging videos and demonstrations

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Cannabis Sommelier Level 1
Online Certification

All digital.
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Reg $420

Go at your own pace: certify yourself in 1 day, over a weekend or take as long as you want!

What you get in the program:

  • 8+ hours of engaging bite-sized videos and demonstrations
  • Cannabis Sommelier Student Workbook (digital) and curated resources
  • 1 Year access to your Level 1 online content – available on desktop, iOS and Android mobile devices with an internet connection. 

PLUS live online Study Hall sessions with our instructors and community!

What you’ll learn

Cannabis Sommelier
Level 1 Certification Program

Cannabis Ancestry, History & Culture

Learn how to give appreciation and respect to the ancestry, history and culture of cannabis from around the world by being able to identify its lineage and grade its quality.

Botany & Biochemical Constituents

Break down the various cannabinoids and chemicals that the plant can produce.


Learn the solvent-free and solvent-based extraction methods and the potency ranges of each product type.

Consumption Methods

Learn to provide safe guidance with each consumption method.

The Endocannabinoid System

Learn about the endocannabinoid system and entourage effect. Gain an understanding of why cannabis affects people differently and the medical contraindications for cannabis use.

Quality Assessment

Learn how to distinguish between low, medium, and high-quality cannabis. Identify potential issues with bud contamination and problematic bud.

Best Practices for Providing Guidance

Learn the compliant language and approach to guide cannabis consumers safely and effectively. Know how to engage with anyone on cannabinoid potency, terpene profiles, ancestry, and production method.

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