Obtain A Yield - In Your Summer Garden Byron Community College

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Obtain A Yield - In Your Summer Garden

Obtain A Yield - In Your Summer Garden
Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Read and respond to simple workplace information (FSKRDG007)
  • Write simple workplace information (FSKWTG006)
Obtain A Yield - In Your Summer Garden

<p><strong>"You can’t work on an empty stomach"</strong></p><p>Obtain a Yield is Permaculture Design Principle 3. During the course you will focus on growing vegetables through our subtropical summer

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"You can’t work on an empty stomach"

Obtain a Yield is Permaculture Design Principle 3. During the course you will focus on growing vegetables through our subtropical summer period, which poses special challenges when growing food.

You will explore soil improvement, making compost, propagation techniques and how to plant out. You will learn the plants that are best suited to our local area and how to grow, harvest and use them.

Come and gain hands-on experience planting, harvesting and maintaining vegetable gardens at our purpose designed 1-acre permaculture site located at Mullumbimby Community Gardens.

You will learn how to:

  • Understand Permaculture Design Principle 3 – Obtain a Yield
  • Plan your summer garden and plant vegetables to suit our subtropical environment
  • Plant for spring, wet season and winter harvest
  • Set up irrigation / water through summer
  • Improve soil
  • Propagate and make propagation mix

This training is subsidised by the NSW government.

Entry Requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this skill set.
  • Learners must not have successfully completed more than one unit of competency attached to this course listed under Units of Study Required for this Skill Set

Desirable Requirements

  • It is recommended that learners are able to work physically in a range of outdoor conditions (sun, rain, wind) for extended periods of time. It is also recommended that learners should be able to squat, kneel, bend, lift and carry loads, dig, shovel and weed.

Course Duration & Hours

  • Classes are delivered face to face
  • 20 days of classroom onsite learning 8:00am – 12:00pm
  • 10 week duration (break over Christmas period)
  • Delivery location: Mullumbimby Community Gardens

Course Fees

Fees are fully subsidised for eligible students, a resource fee applies to all enrolments.

  • Subsidised Fee: $0 (plus resource fee of $80)
  • Full Fee : $400 (plus resource fee of $80)

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Call our office today to see if you are eligible on 02 6684 3374.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Own lunch and refreshments
  • Drinking water (lots)
  • Sunblock
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Brimmed hat
  • Long sleeve shirt and long pants
  • Sunglasses and gloves

USI

From the 1st of January 2015, any student enrolling in an Accredited Training course will be required to obtain a USI. The USI helps to keep your training records and results together in an online account which is controlled by you. You can logon to the USI website and follow the simple instructions online to create your USI. This then needs to be provided to the College at the time of enrolment.

Important Information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you. Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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