Enrol now for our March 2021 intake at our new campus near Johannesburg. The campus is 40 mins from the centre of JHB in Vereeniging and is the first campus of its kind on the African continent. We aim to become the go-to cannabis training facility for South Africa and the continent and have built an ecosphere to ensure our students have access to world class training and are connected to the industry from the moment they embark on their journey with us.
Set just off the tranquil banks of the Vaal river, the campus is a safe and secure, ex mining training facility with beautiful lush grounds. We have a grow tunnel, a cannabis testing lab (Qure), a cannabis private members club (Onder Die Boom), a golf course next door and a troop of cheeky monkeys who pay us daily visits.
We offer full time courses, short courses and corporate training where we can build and develop programs to suit your needs.
120 seater auditorium
Accommodation for 190 students
21 office suites
8 lecture halls
2 dining halls
24 hrs security
Snooker & pool rooms
Outside areas and lapas
Our facility is fully Covid-19 compliant and accredited by the below organisations:
Full time students can choose to live onsite or commute daily. See our packages and fees for more detail.
Our full time course is endorsed by the University of Limpopo / Edupark and our medical cannabis content is delivered in partnership with Medical Marijuana 411 - the global leader in online medical cannabis education. We have also formed a strategic partnership with Vaal University of Technology’s ICBT Cannabis Research Division who are our research partner and have a partnership with CBD Full Spectrum cannabis farm (15 mins from the campus) who are a SAHPRA licensed farm. This ensures our students have access to real life working environments.
Through our partnerships with the below cannabis companies we have created an ecosphere to ensure our students are exposed to the full value chain of the industry and have access to the best in class cannabis industry professionals.
Qure (Testing Partner - On Site) is a cannabis testing laboratory with professionals who have backgrounds in chemistry, science, healing, business, agriculture and cannabis. Their head office is in Montagu in the Western Cape and we will open a branch at our campus in partnership with them in March 2021.
9th Wave (Recruitment Partner) is a recruitment company specialising in cannabis. They manage our internship program and help to place our students into positions.
CBD Full Spectrum (Farm Partner) is a leading SAHPRA licensed cannabis farm and cannabis product manufacturer 15 mins drive from our campus. They are our strategic farm partner who give access to our students to see and experience a working farm.
Tamatie - Growing Master Growers (Advanced Grow Partner) is our partner with our advanced growing courses. We run regular courses in Cape Town and Johannesburg with them and our courses are aimed to take amateur growers into professional growing.
Green Smoke Room Seeds (Genetics Partner) is an established seed bank with over 10 years of experience. They have a stock of >15 000 strains making them one of the largest seed banks globally.
Marijuana SA (Grow Store Partner)is one of South Africa's leading online grow stores that sells premium grow equipment. They also run a successful cannabis Youtube channel.
Grow More (Compliance Partner) is a compliance company working with quality assurance and licensing. They have the Africa license for the C15 QualityOne software which is one of the world's leading software tools for cannabis farm management which is based on Veeva’s world-class pharma and CPG e QMS.
Seven Leaf (Media Partner) is Africa’s leading cannabis media and publication entity documenting the pathway of cannabis on the African content.
Vaal University of Technology (Research Partner) and the Institute for Chemical and Bio-Technology (ICBT) in collaboration with Cannabisness PTY LTD (CBN) forms - The ICBT-Cannabis Research Division. They work to bridge the gap between research and the commercialisation of cannabis and hemp in South Africa. Their medicinal research focuses on cannabis phytopharmaceuticals for cancer, COVID-19 and Rheumatoid Arthritis, their industrial research is currently concentrated on the phytoremediation of contaminated sites in collaboration with their partners ArcelorMittal, The Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) and the University of Witwatersrand (WITS).
Onder die Boom (On site) is a cannabis private members club on the campus.
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