Upcoming Course Dates
SOLD OUT – April 15, 2019
May 20, 2019
(Monday, 10 AM to 5 PM) – Golden, CO (near Denver, Colorado)
June 17, 2019
 (Monday, 10 AM to 5 PM) – Golden, CO (near Denver, Colorado)

Please call to confirm availability and sign up for class: (970) 403-2925
Private classes available for groups of 4 or more. Flexible scheduling.

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Cannabis Hemp CBD Extraction Class – $600/student

Are you interested in getting hands-on training in cannabis hemp extraction?

Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of the process to manufacture hemp CBD products?

Do you want to feel confident in selecting the right equipment for you lab?

Each class offers a unique, hands-on hemp extraction experience at a fully functional extraction laboratory. Get real training running equipment commonly found in extraction labs. Class sizes are kept to a minimum (6 students or less) to allow for plenty of individualized attention and opportunity to personally use handle extracts and equipment. We focus on best practices, safety, various qualities/grades of hemp extracts, and the extraction process from the biomass (plant material) all the way to extracts ready to infuse into consumer CBD products.

Class is limited to 6 students. The program is designed to provide a 6:1 student/instructor ratio for the extraction process and post processing equipment instruction.

The 7-hour class session includes:

  • Lab Safety Review
  • Compliance & Hazardous Locations Review
  • Solvent comparisons (butane, propane, ethanol, vs. CO2)
  • Preparing hemp biomass for extraction
  • Operation closed loop extract (butane/propane)
    • Performed in a Class 1 Division 1 Extraction Booth
  • Creating high-quality full spectrum hemp extracts (cannabinoid and terpene rich essential oils)
  • Operation of a Rotary Evaporator (ethanol)
  • Operation of a Vacuum Oven (residual solvent removal)
  • Winterization – Refinement through filtration of plant waxes
  • Flash Chromatography for isolation and removal of THC (to create THC-free broad spectrum hemp extracts)
  • Lunch Provided