My permaculture journey started way back before my consciousness of what permaculture is – began. At my Nana’s knee in fact. My grandmother was a classic Depression gardener. Everything left over, spare and not needed went into her garden. As a child, I delighted at the treasure trove of goodies to be found whilst digging […]
Western Australia educator Dr Ross Mars has announced that students can now enrol in the online Certificate IV in Permaculture course (AHC42115) through Perth-based Skills Strategies International. Skills Strategies International is the first Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia to offer Certificate I, II, III, IV and Diploma in Permaculture as well as the 4-unit […]
Ross Mars’ Candlelight Farm near Perth, Western Australia has had a healthy uptake of students for Cert III and Diploma of Permaculture courses. The 12-month Diploma course has 4 enrolled students who meet with their lecturers for one weekend a month. Recently the students and lecturers spent a weekend away from the classroom and took […]
There is great opportunity for teachers and high schools to adopt new Cert I and Cert II Permaculture courses into Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs for Years 10, 11 and 12. Permaculture is a framework to enable the design of resilient systems and to create sustainable, living, integrated systems based on ecological principles and […]
Accredited Permaculture Training is up and running in Western Australia, through Skills Strategies International. The first CIII was delivered by Ross Mars last year, and this has expanded to another CIII and the first Diploma this year.
Qualifications in Permaculture are now available through the national Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.
The package, that’s available for delivery Australia wide, incorporates Certificate I, II, III, IV in Permaculture and the Diploma of Permaculture.
Permaculture Australia is looking for experienced APT assessors to help with a paid project…
Virginia Solomon has prepared a very informative summary of the history of APT and the transition to AHC…
It is an exciting time for those interested in pursuing permaculture studies beyond the Permaculture Design Course. 2016 will see the opportunity for Permaculture Certificate I, II, III and IV, as well as the Permaculture Diploma to become more widely available through a number of Registered Training Organisations.
PA has been in discussions with AgriFoods regarding the transfer of APT qualifications into the national agriculture, horticulture, conservation and land management training package (AHC10).