Introduction to Permaculture Byron Community College

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Introduction to Permaculture

Introduction to Permaculture
Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways FSK10213.
  • Use oral communication skills for effective workplace presentations (FSKOCM05)
  • Use digital technology for simple workplace tasks (FSKDIG02)
  • Read and respond to simple workplace information (FSKRDG07)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

This short course is aimed at unemployed or underemployed young adults and school leavers who left early or are on a gap year, but all adult learners are welcome. Held in Mullumbimby this course introduces the basic skills and concepts that underpin successful permaculture practice. You will learn about:

• The ethics and design principles behind Permaculture
• Permaculture site assessment and design techniques
• How to successfully catch and store water
• Soil health and plant nutrition
• The selection and integration of suitable plants and animals into productive systems
• Companion Planting and integrated pest management
• Gain nationally accredited skills in how to manage a small work group

The course comprises a mixture of class room and practical activities culminating in a field trip to assist implement an urban permaculture design. So come along, get your hands dirty and take advantage of this opportunity to learn some new skills at a great price.

Course fees

Subsidised Concession $80
Subsidised Full fee $185
USER PAYS Full course fee is $450 (for those students who are not an Australian resident at the time of enrolment)
Additional resource fee applies to all enrolments $80