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Are you a dabbing enthusiast looking for a job creating cannabis concentrates? Are you interested in cannabis extraction jobs or opening a cannabis extraction facility?

If so, our Cannabis Extraction Course (included in our Master of Cannabis Program) can give you the knowledge you need to succeed.

The cannabis extraction market is growing fast and has many job opportunities for entry and senior-level positions. Getting the right job training on extraction equipment, processes, extract types, rules and regulations, and more is essential to landing a rewarding and exciting job in cannabis extraction.

Interested in earning industry credentials from a renowned marijuana training institute? Enroll in the world-class cannabis training and certification program at Cannabis Training University.

Our affordable and comprehensive job training is available online and can teach you everything you need to know about working in the industry’s extraction sector.

Who Is Cannabis Training University?

Since 2009, Cannabis Training University has been the world leader in cannabis education. Over the years, CTU has evolved from in-person weekend seminars to an online cannabis industry training school with over 60,000 graduates from more than 40 countries.

Learn more about the benefits of enrolling in CTU’s online marijuana program.

What Is the Cannabis Extraction Certificate?

Learn everything you need to know about cannabis concentrate production by enrolling in CTU’s online certification program. Our program features informative lessons and videos covering how to open, run, and/or work at a cannabis extraction laboratory.

The extraction training teaches you about the different extraction methods and starting a cannabis business from scratch. A Cannabis Extraction Certificate can provide you with the credentials you need to work at or manage a cannabis extraction facility.

What Is In the Cannabis Extraction Course?

CTU’s Cannabis Extraction course is included in our Master of Cannabis program and offers students of all skill levels a comprehensive curriculum covering the science and business of cannabis.

Here’s what you can expect to learn in this program:

Intro Cannabis Basics Class

Take a deep dive into the essentials of the cannabis plant. Learn about different plant compounds and how they interact in our bodies. Discover the main types of cannabis products, including flowers, edibles, concentrates, and topicals. Learn about different types of drug tests and how to prepare for one.

Cannabis Extraction Methods Class

Explore solventless and solvent-based extraction methods used to create cannabis concentrates. Our course covers every step of the extraction process, from preparing the plant material to extracting it to straining, filtering, and purging the resin for the ultimate purity.

Cannabis Careers Class

Not sure where you fit into the industry? This class gives you an insight into the main types of cannabis extraction careers, covering employment requirements that vary by state and career basics such as how to find a job, write a resume and cover letter, and ace the interview. 

Explore the roles and responsibilities of different positions, skills, education, and experience needed, compensation, and advancement opportunities for cannabis extractors.

Cannabis Extraction Business Class

It’s hard to start a cannabis business without the proper guidance. This class covers everything, from preparing to seek a cannabis business license to opening a licensed cannabis extraction facility.

Learn how to obtain funding, create a business plan and pitch deck, hire the right team members, get the property, order equipment, and get your products in stores.

Intro Cannabis Laws and Regulations Class

Understanding the local, state, and federal rules and regulations on cannabis is critical to running a compliant operation. Whether you work at or run an extraction facility, it’s essential to know what rules you need to follow, so that you don't lose your business license.

Cannabis Extraction Jobs

Working at a cannabis extraction facility requires technical, lab, and science education or work experience. While a chemistry or related science degree may not be required for entry-level extraction jobs, it is preferred. However, many job seekers have earned an extraction technician job without direct lab experience.

Having credentials from a renowned job training program can give you the competitive advantage to land the interview and the job. Here are a few of the job opportunities available in the cannabis extraction space.

Director of Extraction

A cannabis extraction lab director must have extensive knowledge and experience working in cannabis manufacturing. A director of extraction is responsible for overseeing the entire extraction and infusion department.

Compliance Manager

A compliance manager is responsible for knowing the latest rules and regulations on cannabis extraction labs.

Extraction Manager

An extraction lab manager is responsible for overseeing the extraction process and ensuring the safe and proper operation of the extraction and post-processing equipment. Lab managers must be aware of any equipment issues and notify the extraction specialist.


A laboratory chemist, also known as a lab analyst, is responsible for preparing the extraction equipment and biomass (plant material). Chemists may also perform cannabis extraction operations and regular maintenance on lab components.

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Quality Manager

A quality control manager ensures the production process follows standard operating procedures. Quality managers may oversee product testing and labeling and handle product recalls and returns.

Extraction Technician

A cannabis extraction technician is an entry-level position. Technicians are responsible for helping out throughout the concentrate production process. Tasks may include preparing the material, cleaning the machines, and using the equipment under supervision.

Start Your Cannabis Extraction Career Today

Ready to join thousands of other satisfied Cannabis Training University students and work for the best cannabis companies? Enroll in CTU’s Master of Cannabis Certification Program to find a fulfilling and fun career in cannabis extraction.

Fred Hernandez - Cannabis industry expert writer
Fred Hernandez

Fred Hernandez is a highly accomplished and versatile writer, boasting an extensive background in the cannabis industry. With an in-depth understanding of various sectors including cultivators, processors, retailers, and brands, Fred's expertise spans across the entire cannabis landscape. As a prominent contributor to CTU, he consistently delivers insightful articles exploring the latest developments, news, and regulations shaping the cannabis industry. Whether it's delving into the intricacies of cannabis products, cannabis strain reviews, or providing comprehensive analyses of cannabis laws, or sharing expert insights on cannabis cultivation techniques, Fred's wealth of knowledge positions him as an invaluable writer and educator for all cannabis-related subjects.

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