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AHC42116 – Certificate IV in Permaculture – Byron Community College

February 10 @ 9:00 am - December 9 @ 3:30 pm

Come on the journey to grow your permaculture know-how right in the green heart of Northern NSW!

Permaculture is a richly rewarding career, where you can immerse yourself in sustainable living and organic farming practices. It can provide you with opportunities to work in community development locally and internationally, aid projects, integrated food production or design for sustainable living.

You will learn how to:

* Provide advice on permaculture principles and practices
* Identify and analyse bioregional characteristics and resources
* Design an urban or rural permaculture system
* Manage organic soil improvement
* Evaluate suitability of species as solutions for permaculture applications
* Cost a project
* Manage a permaculture seed bank
* Design harvest and storage systems for permaculture products
* Operate within a sustainable community and bioregional development program
* Plan and implement permaculture works
* Recommend approaches for sustainable community and bioregional development
* Selecting appropriate technology and evaluating suitability of species for permaculture applications

You will be guided by our highly skilled, industry current trainers to expand your personal and professional skills, acquiring the resilience to adapt to a rapidly changing world.

This nationally recognised course will qualify you to work in a variety of roles, such as: Project Supervisor or a Designer for permaculture design projects.

The course will kick-off with a morning orientation session at the college, followed by a permaculture immersion experience in Alstonville hosted by tutors Bunya Halasz and Lauren O’Reilly. Held over three days and two nights, this is a great opportunity for diving head first into learning and getting to know your tutors and peers.

This course is being offered as a subsidised course to eligible students under the Smart and Skilled program. Applications for these subsidised places are limited so a funded place cannot be guaranteed.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government.

Byron Region Community College RTO: 90013


February 10 @ 9:00 am
December 9 @ 3:30 pm
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Byron Centre For Permaculture


Byron Community College
Cnr Burringbar and Gordon Street
Mullumbimby, New South Wales 2482 Australia
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02 6684 3374