Full Permaculture Design Course

Ref: C2341977

To introduce the basic concepts of permaculture theory and practice To enable learners to integrate ecological and design thinking into their everyday lives Learning Outcomes As a result of attending this course it may be possible for you to: Apply permaculture ethics and principles to situations in your own life Describe some of the principles, processes and elements working within natural systems Describe the process of design and a variety of tools and methods within it, and use it in a variety of situations Apply your learning within your home, garden, community and the wider world

Additional information about this course

courses will also run Sat & Suns 25,26 Jan 22,23 Feb 28,29 Mar 25,26 April 9,10,23,24 May 6,7 June

Course aim

To enable students to understand permaculture and begin to undertake their own permaculture designs

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explore permaculture ethics and principles
  • Describe the key principles and elements of natural systems
  • Explain the design process, and give examples of the tools and methods
  • Complete a permaculture design

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Diploma in applied permaculture design

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Full Permaculture Design Course


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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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