AHC42116 – Certificate IV in Permaculture
February 5 @ 9:00 am - December 4 @ 3:30 pm
Grow your permaculture know-how into a richly rewarding career and immerse yourself in sustainable living and organic farming practices, right in the green heart of Northern NSW.
This course is designed to expand your permaculture knowledge and skills to acquire the resilience to adapt to a rapidly changing world. At the end of this course you will be qualified to work as a project supervisor and designer for permaculture design projects. Your new found expertise will also open the door to other wide ranging career paths such as working in community development locally and internationally, aid projects, integrated food production or design for sustainable living. The program balances theory, practical, structured and self-directed learning with assessments throughout the course designed to navigate your progress.
The course will kick-off with half day college orientation (Wed), followed by a 3-day (Thurs-Sat) intensive course conducted at Djanbung Gardens, Nimbin, as a residential immersion experience. From week 2 the course will be held on Thursdays and Fridays at the Mullumbimby campus.
You Will Learn:
Organic soil improvement
Planning and implementing permaculture works
Harvest and storage systems
Management of permaculture seed banks
Approaches to sustainable community and bioregional development programs
Costing a project
Three day intensive permaculture fundamentals at Djanbung Gardens at beginning of course, followed by
Thursdays and Fridays 9am to 3.30pm
No classes over school holidays
This course is Austudy Approved.
Smart and Skilled funded places may be available for this qualifications – please call the college for more information on 02 6684 3374