AHC42116 – Certificate IV in Permaculture – Byron Community College

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

Certificate IV in Permaculture available online

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 Permaculture Demonstrator Skills Set.

For those interested in becoming a teacher of accredited permaculture courses the Permaculture Demonstrator Skills Set is also available as an online course.

Certificate I and Certificate II in Permaculture courses are being delivered in several West Australian schools as Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs.

Setting up nursery irrigation

Permaculture qualifications can be obtained through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Email Ross to be sent details about this service.

For more information please contact Ross Mars.

E: rossmars@waterinstallations.com