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Safety & Security Compliance (SSC) Course

Required Certification to Work For a Licensed Cannabis Employer under the New Mexico Department of Health Regulations

The Safety and Security Compliance (SSC) Course is one of the six classes found in the required Core Compliance training for 5 STAR Alumni who train with us to work in the local cannabis field.

What do students, aspiring employees, and employees learn through this course?

This course provides state required compliance training in safety and security procedures for persons involved, working, or interested in working in the cannabis industry. The material presented will cover crime prevention techniques, personal safety guidelines, robbery safety, and how to deal with other emergency situations. Trainees will be informed to ask their employer and compliance officers for guidance with regard to security and safety standards and compliance as it pertains to their company, as each employer differs in the industry.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn de-escalation techniques to help employees to calm upset patients & caregivers.
  • Understand the benefits of having duress words and reasons to maintain a safe distance.
  • Become aware of common practices carried out by dispensary management, entry level and security personnel.
  • Review procedures around identification and medical cannabis cards to lower patient and company risk.
  • Explore ideal actions during and after a robbery and how to prepare your team for one.
  • Comprehend the basics about how to safely participate in a medical and fire emergency

Methodology and Outcomes:

All courses at the Cannabis Training Center offer a pre and post testing structure to ensure improved outcomes for our students. This also helps our educators improve and update curriculum standards each year. All courses offer 5-7 modules with the actual PowerPoint presentations, audio, and manuals to read along with the instructor. Each course has a customized syllabus as well as "student study assets" - links and resources that provide actual data used to develop the course.

Important Notice for Purchaser of Courses: If you are taking this training to work for a licensed business or if you are a licensed business training employees for yearly renewal requirements under NMAC 7.34.4, consider purchasing the Core Compliance Training bundle pack on our home page. All profiles come with yearly updates of the material and 12 months access.


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The Trainers of the Cannabis Training Center
The Trainers of the Cannabis Training Center

The Cannabis Training Center is a workforce solution for professionals working in regulated cannabis and hemp marketplaces. Our educators offers state specific regulatory and safety curriculum needed for individuals to develop their skill-set by becoming 5 STAR alumni. We empower students to have a greater understanding of how the industry works and how they can participate in risk management by way of breaking the stigma through education.


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