Los Angeles, California Dispensary Worker Training

Course Curriculum

Los Angeles, California Dispensary Worker Training

This course provides dispensary workers in Los Angeles, California, with the required knowledge to comply with state cannabis law and provide accurate, lawful information to their customers. Workers who complete this course will have a basic understanding of California state cannabis law and the City of Los Angeles’s cannabis ordinance and regulations and will understand best practices, safety procedures, proper handling of cannabis products, and possession and purchase limits. Acquiring proficiency in this course allows retail workers to act in their roles with knowledge, security, and professionalism.

Course Modules:

  1. Federal vs. State Laws
  2. Los Angeles, California Laws & Regulations
  3. Foundations of Retail Work
  4. Public Health & Hygiene
  5. The Effects of Cannabis
  6. Cultivar Selection
  7. Products, Methods of Ingestion & Dosing
  8. Customer Service

Learning Outcomes:

    • Be familiar and comply with California cannabis laws and regulations and know how to communicate about them with customers
    • Have a basic understanding of the California cannabis supply chain and products sold in California dispensaries
    • Know who is qualified to purchase cannabis in California
    • Know the cannabis purchase and possession limits in California
    • Identify the California Department of Cannabis Control and Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation as the agencies that oversee dispensary regulations in Los Angeles

About Our Self-Paced Electives

Self-Paced Programs are asynchronous, meaning you may log on and complete the courses anytime, anywhere that is convenient for you. You can access the course online as soon as you enroll.

Programs consist of reading materials developed by our expert faculty, accompanied by videos, texts, and recommended resources.

All self-paced programs include live links to a wealth of information that allow you to dig deeper into subjects of particular interest.

Each program also includes a Virtual Video and Resource Library with corresponding recorded lectures from our faculty.

Self-paced students receive access to virtual field trips, grow labs, the Oaksterdam Alumni Network, and more.

Completion of all requirements results in OU certification.

Los Angeles, California Dispensary Worker Training

Certification Program


Oaksterdam University’s Los Angeles, California Dispensary Worker Training Certification provides the most comprehensive education for pursuing a cannabis dispensary worker career in full compliance with Michigan state law. This online course consists of educational resources developed by industry leaders and pioneers.

Certification Program – This course is only available online. There are no scheduled times. You may complete the modules at your own pace and have one calendar year to complete the course. A certificate of completion may be printed upon passage of the final exam.

Los Angeles, California Dispensary Worker Training

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