Courses by CHEEBA Cannabis Academy

Africa's first dedicated cannabis academy

Get educated, get involved, and get ahead in the cannabis industry with Africa's leading cannabis educator.  As our industry grows, so will the need for skilled people to help keep pace with consumer demands. While many companies in the industry are small start up operations, they are quickly growing and with this will come new career opportunities.   

We offer courses for those starting out in the cannabis industry, those who are looking to add cannabis skills to an existing role and people who are curious about how cannabis can help with their personal health and wellness.

Choose from a range of our online self study and blended learning cannabis courses where you can study at your own pace and join online classes. For those wanting to get more hands on join us at our Gauteng flagship campus for full and part time study opportunities or check out our workshops, short courses and master classes that we hold in Cape Town and Johannesburg. We also offer bespoke corporate training to up-skill your team so please get in touch if this is of interest.

We have over 10 years experience in the education industry, building three state-of-the-art Higher Education campus that serviced over 450 full time students a year.   We work closely with lawyers, doctors, pharmacists, growers, industry professionals and government organisations to ensure we are up to date and current.


Cheeba Cannabis Academy Partners & Accreditation

 Our medical cannabis courses are brought to you in partnership with Medical Marijuana 411 - the global leader in medical cannabis education with operation in the US, Japan, Europe and South America.  This gives us access to a global education think tank ensuring you get top quality, vetted and up to date content. 

Our full time course at our Gauteng campus is endorsed by the University of Limpopo / Edupark and on successful completion of the course you will be awarded with certificate of completion from the university.

Our medical online courses have been updated to localise content where relevant and students are given lifetime access to their student dashboard to review materials at any time in the future. We provide free access to Cannabis education through our online media channel
Craft Cannabis TV and our webinars.

Enrol now to join our exciting industry and learn about cannabis !


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According to market intelligence and strategic consultancy firm Prohibition Partner, the legal cannabis industry in Africa is predicted to be worth more than $US 7.1 billion annually by 2023 and South Africa’s domestic market for cannabis and related products, excluding non-psychoactive CBD products that are available legally, to be worth R27 billion ($US 2 Billion) by 2023.       

Cannabis has the potential to have a significant positive impact on our economy, facilitating large scale job creation and assisting disadvantaged communities with making a living as well as contributing to an overall improvement of our continents health. 

Our Promise

As Africa's leading cannabis educator we are committed to providing accurate, relevant, current and trustworthy cannabis information and training.  We provide students with the knowledge, skills and network needed to lead and succeed in our rapidly evolving cannabis industry and to help decriminalise cannabis in the minds of Africans.

Our advisory board 

Tony Budden Hemporium

Tony Budden 

Tony Budden is a founding partner of Hemporium, South Africa’s premier hemp company. Hemporium has been pioneering the use of industrial cannabis products since 1996 and built Africa’s first Hemp House, which is a recognised WDC 2014 project.

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Dr Carmen James integrative medical doctor

Dr Carmen James

Dr. Carmen James is an integrative medical doctor and health coach.  She is passionate about educating and empowering people to transform their mental, physical and emotional health to truly live their best lives and believes Cannabis can play an important role in this. 

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Jacqui Ramage medicinal regulatory cannabis industry south africa

Jacqui Ramage

Jacqui Ramage (B.Pharm) is a pharmacist and is a subject matter expert on the medicinal and regulatory cannabis industry in SA. Her particular areas of speciality are in cultivation, regulation, education and the medicinal cannabis space.

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Dr Jake Felice cannabis author clinician educator consultant

Dr Jake Felice

Jake F. Felice, ND, LMP is a cannabis author, clinician, educator and consultant whose vision is to advance the science and practical application of medical cannabis for medical and recreational markets around the world. Dr. Felice provides world class hemp and cannabis education experiences by speaking authentically about hemp and cannabis. He maintains a regular cannabis blog at

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Prof Learnmore Kambizi phd plant sciences

Prof Learnmore Kambizi

Prof Learnmore Kambizi holds a PhD in Plant Sciences and is a professor at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. He has worked with Chemists, Medical doctors, Pharmacists, Horticulturists, Toxicologists and dieticians in drug discovery endeavours.

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