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Help Define Skills Standards in Medicinal Crops

The medicinal crops industry in Australia is expanding, with new legislation allowing for the production of medicinal cannabis in addition to the poppy crops that were already in production.

Given the high level of regulation and their high value as a pharmaceutical agent, specialist skills are needed to grow and harvest the plants while upholding compliance and security measures.

Consultation has taken place with industry stakeholders to define the skill requirements for the cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis, which have been captured in draft units of competency, skill sets and qualifications.

Now is your chance to have your say on the draft documents and offer advice on whether they accurately represent the practices and job roles of the medical crop sector.

There is also the opportunity to attend free workshops near you and provide feedback on the documents in person.

To comment on the documents and for further details, visit the project page