Do you want a job in the exciting and rewarding cannabis industry? Do you want to help medical and recreational consumers find the cannabis relief they need? If so, one of many cannabis dispensary jobs can be the perfect fit.
In this fast-growing job market, having the right experience is essential to standing out. When cannabis industry knowledge is a requirement, enrollment in the world-class cannabis training and certification program at Cannabis Training University can make all the difference.
The industry-renowned certification program covers everything you need to know about:
- Roles and responsibilities of dispensary workers
- Customer service techniques
- Cannabis laws and regulations
- Work permit requirements
- Where to look for a dispensary job
- How to write a resume and cover letter
- How to use cannabis as medicine
- Differences between cannabis consumption methods
- Cannabis-infused products
- And more!
CTU training empowers you with the knowledge you need to get dispensary jobs.
Industry Training for Students of all Skill Levels and Interests
Whether you are a complete beginner or a long-time cannabis user, CTU’s comprehensive curriculum covers the fundamentals of cannabis and more advanced topics to help even the most well-studied student fill any knowledge gaps.
Interested in working in a dispensary? We've got you covered. Want to learn how to grow cannabis? We can teach you that, too. Want to work as an extraction technician? We cover every major sector of the industry so you can explore jobs beyond cannabis retail.
Even if you don't live in a legal cannabis state, you can get a head start learning about the developing industry and move to a legal cannabis state to use that certification. CTU is 100% legal all over the world.
Understand the Role of Dispensary Workers
You've seen all the YouTube videos and read all the blogs about the different types of dispensary workers and their roles and responsibilities, but now you want to start looking for a job in this exciting industry. How do you get hired for dispensary jobs?
Cannabis dispensary training from CTU provides you with information about job responsibilities, required education and experience, salary, and advancement opportunities for dispensary workers.
We outline what particular skills you need to work as a budtender and what to expect if you want to work your way up to a dispensary manager position. Gain deep insight into this relatively new job market through a variety of videos showing experienced budtenders at work.
Learn About the Essentials of Cannabis
As part of a cannabis dispensary staff, you must understand how cannabis is used for medical and recreational purposes. Whether you are the front desk staff, a security guard, a budtender, or a delivery driver, knowing how cannabis is used safely is essential.
CTU's classes on cannabis basics and medicine cover relevant topics:
- Qualifying conditions in every state
- History of medical cannabis
- The endocannabinoid system
- Administration methods
- Finding the right dose
- Entourage effects
- Dealing with side effects
- Avoiding negative drug interactions
Upon completion of dispensary training, you will have the knowledge needed to work in a medical and recreational retail store. You will receive a physical certificate to prove your industry training and stand out from other job candidates.
Learn the Rules and Regulations
As a dispensary worker, knowing the cannabis laws in your state, province, or territory is easy with CTU. We regularly update the latest medical and recreational cannabis laws covering possession and cultivation limits and illegal activities, all with links to government websites.
Get a Work Permit
Government requirements for cannabis industry workers vary by state, province, and territory. CTU provides students with a complete list of legal, minimum age, and training requirements for the U.S. and Canada.
In some cases, certain jurisdictions may require industry workers to obtain specific training and get a cannabis worker's permit. Knowing the latest employee regulation can help you decide if you want to work in your home state's cannabis market or somewhere else.
Find a Job
With the right experience and training in hand, you can start looking for a dispensary job. Finding a job in the cannabis industry is similar to other industries with a few minor differences. CTU can help you know where to look, how to network, and how to land a dispensary job.
Learn how to find a dispensary job through:
- Traditional job boards
- Cannabis-specific job boards
- Recruiting and placement companies
- Social media
- Newspapers and magazines
Industry training at CTU can give you the tips you need to make connections with industry leaders and employees at local and national industry events or in-store at your favorite dispensary. Having these connections can be critical to learning when a job opens up.
Write a Resume and Cover Letter Catered to Dispensary Jobs
Once you've got the right skills, you need a great resume and cover letter to get the hiring manager's attention. CTU’s curriculum provides students with step-by-step instructions on how to write a resume and cover letter for the cannabis industry.
We provide you with examples and downloadable Microsoft Word templates that you can fill in with your information.
Land the Job
CTU training can help anyone get dispensary jobs. With the right education, experience, and passion, you can land an entry-level job at your favorite local dispensary. Getting certified at CTU can make all the difference in your job search.
Start Your Cannabis Dispensary Career Today!
Join thousands of other satisfied Cannabis Training University students. Enroll in our online industry training program to learn the knowledge and skills you need to start your dispensary jobs today!