Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard – CAPS Advanced Online Training

This training has been designed to help participants understand the CAPS-Advanced requirements and to provide guidance to sites on authenticity testing when applying for product certification.

The foundation of CAPS-Advanced certification is authenticity testing. CAPS-Advanced product certification provides validation of the CAPS-Basic program resulting in measurable product consistency using proprietary metabolomic analysis.

When coupled with innovative genomic systems to identify and register cultivars, CAPS-Advanced ensures product authenticity, purity and consistency across the supply chain.

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Overview

This training has been designed to help participants understand the CAPS-Advanced requirements and to provide guidance on authenticity testing when applying for product certification.

The foundation of CAPS-Advanced certification is authenticity testing. CAPS-Advanced product certification provides validation of the CAPS-Basic program resulting in measurable product consistency using proprietary metabolomic analysis. When coupled with innovative genomic systems to identify and register cultivars, CAPS-Advanced ensures product authenticity, purity and consistency across the supply chain.

The course has 9 modules that cover the core and additional requirements for obtaining and maintaining site certification to CAPS-Advanced.

Summary

Format: This training is interactive. It is text-based with video and includes in-course activities.

Duration: eLearning approx. 2 hours

Language: English Text, Closed Captions and Audio

Access Expiry: You will have 3 months of access to this training before it expires.

Award: Certificate of Achievement

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this training you should be able to:

  • Define the keys terms and abbreviations used in the CAPS
  • List the responsibilities and function of the AIMS Team and team leader
  • Recall different operational controls and how conformance may be demonstrated
  • Outline key CAPS-Basic and CAPS-Advanced testing and sampling requirements
  • Determine suitable supplier and infrastructure monitoring, deviation, validation and verification procedures
  • Identify how conformance may be demonstrated for preventive control plans, product defence systems and product fraud vulnerability assessments
  • Demonstrate an understanding of correctly using Purity-IQ and CAPS-certified owned and registered logos
  • Recall different site and certification body responsibilities relating to obtaining and maintaining CAPS-Basic and CAPS-Advanced certification
  • Correctly identify Purity-IQ certification process protocols

Award and Assessment

A Certificate of Achievement will be provided electronically after you have completed the training and the final knowledge assessment.

The criteria to earn a Certificate of Achievement and corresponding CEUs for this training includes:

  • Completing each of the course modules, activities and final assessment
  • Achieving a pass mark of 75% or more on the final knowledge assessment

A training transcript will be available to access from within the CAPS learning management system.

Who should attend?

This training is suitable for those responsible for the implementation and management of the Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard. It is specific to sites wishing to achieve CAPS-Advanced certification.

This could include:

  • Senior Management
  • AIMS Team Leader
  • Members of the AIMS team
  • Technical Managers
  • Supplier Assurance Managers
  • Product Development and Innovation Managers
  • Production and Operations Managers

The AIMS team leader must be able to demonstrate that they possess a certificate of achievement for CAPS-Advanced if the site is seeking CAPS-Advanced certification.

Prerequisites

Participants are required to be familiar with the Cannabis Authenticity and Purity Standard, Issue 1.1. and any relevant technical releases.

Technology

This training is interactive and contains both text and videos. You will require the capacity to view streaming videos and speakers/headphones to listen to voice-overs. 

For the best training experience, we recommend that you use the latest version of Google Chrome browser. To see which internet browser and version you are using click here.

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