Permaculture Design Course Online, PDC Online - Full 72 hours Permaculture Design Certificate Course Online by Noosa Forest Retreat, Permaculture Community Education Center and Online Permaculture Courses Australia.
Permaculture Design Course Online
Permaculture Design Certificate - PDC Online - Full Permaculture Course Online
A Flexible Permaculture Design Course Online. Full 72-hours PDC online course with PDC certification and support.
Permaculture Design Course Online
Design your first property after permaculture design principles, from urban backyards to farms.
We will guide you through every step.
Join the community for free and connect with 500+ Permie classmates!
Permaculture Design Course Syllabus
The online Permaculture Design course consists of 12 chapters plus bonus videos and practical part. Each chapter consists of a varying amount of lessons, with videos, illustrations, and text. If you book in for the full PDC course with cerification and support you also have access to the PDC forums with personal support by the teachers and practical tasks with feedback of the teachers.
Introduction to Permaculture
Introduction, History and Ethics of Permaculture.
We also take a deep look into the actual history of Permaculture, the main influencers and fore-runners at that time, like PA Yeomans, Masanobu Fukuoka, and others! Also we'll have a look at how it all started in Hobart university back in the 70s with David Holmgren and Bill Mollison.
Concepts and Themes
Topics include the Permaculture vision, the Permaculture design principles, systems and elements, designing with the sun, energy and emergy, the beginning of the organic movement, the evolution of our society towards conscious design… And we also start to working on your design brief.
Methods of Permaculture Design
Components, zoning, linking your components to systems, mapping and information management, implementation of your Permaculture design and maintenance.
Learning from patterns in nature and adapting them in our Permaculture designs, from small details to larger scale. We’ll look into the flow over landscape and objects, the timing and shaping of events, open flow and flow patterns.
From broad climatic zones to precipitation, radiation, wind, landscape effects and latitude effects.
Trees and their energy transactions
The biomass of the tree, wind effects, temperature effects, trees and precipitation, how a tree interacts with rain, how trees interact with each other.
Regional intervention in the water cycle, earthworks for water conservation and storage, reduction of water used in sewage systems, the purification of polluted waters, natural swimming pools.
Soil and health, tribal and traditional soil classifications, the structure of soils, soil and water elements, primary nutrients for plants, the distribution of elements in the soil profile,..
We also take a close look into pH levels and soils, soil composition, soil pores and crumb structure, processes in soils, soil biota, difficult soils, plant analysis for mineral deficiencies, how to analyse soil conditions, seed pelleting, soil erosion, soil rehabilitation, and more.
Earthworks and Earth Resources
Here we’ll be looking into planning earthworks, planting after earthworks, slope measure, levels and levelling, the different types of earthworks, earth constructs, moving the earth, earth resources.
Specific Climate Zones
Humid tropics, drylands and cold climates: About the different characteristics and Permaculture design strategies for those areas.
Choice of fish species, fish pond configurations and food supply, channel, canal, chinampa, traditional and new water polycultures.
Strategies of an alternative global nation
Successful activism, alternatives to political systems, bioregional organisations, trusts and legal strategies, land developmental and property trusts, money and finances, land access, set up a community and land shares.
Enjoy bonus sessions from several guest presenters on topics like Fungi, Urban Permaculture & Retro-Fitting Suburbs, Raw Foods and Cell Graising.
CREATE A REAL LIFE DESIGN
You will create your first real life Permaculture design!
You will work on your first real Permaculture design for a property. We will guide you through every step, with personal support and guidance (when you do the full PDC with certification and support).
FREE Permaculture Introduction
Free Permaculture introduction course.
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Full Course Access
Get access to all videos and lessons of the Permaculture online course, just no access to forums, no personal support or PDC certification.
20 week payment plan = $300
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PDC Course, Support & Certification
Full PDC online course, personal online support, forums access and Permaculture Design Certificate.
20 week payment plan = $980
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This Permaculture Design Course Online Enables You To:
- Plan and implement Permaculture systems for yourself and others.
- Design sustainable homes and properties.
- Develop ecological food production systems.
- Design water harvesting systems and earthworks.
- Build healthy soil and increase fertility naturally.
- Teach and help others with your knowledge on Permaculture.
- Work as consultant or aid-worker or start with any other business idea you have!
About Your Teacher - Ian Trew
Permaculture Design Course Online Teacher & Co-Founder Noosa Forest Retreat
Ian Trew is a sought after public speaker and principle teacher of the NFR Permaculture Courses.
While at university, Ian met the co-founders of Permaculture David Holmgren and BillMollison and became inspired to pursue an integrated approach to health of individual, soil,planet and community.
He has now worked for over 25 years in areas of permaculture and integrated natural healthfor both government and private practice and has worked on arange of long term permaculture projects.
Previous students have now gone on to design and implement their ownsustainable systems, be involved in third world aid work, teach permaculture and recentlywinning the prestigious Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) Award.
Ian is a founding member of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Vedic and Cultural Association inthe mid 1990′s and has been working in the area of personal health and health retreats since.
He has been deepening his study and practice of Ayurveda and holistic counselling,offering customized health retreat programs on the Sunshine Coast and Noosa hinterlandsince 1999.
This online Permaculture design course is perfect if you're interested in:
- Natural Health
- Growing healthy organic food
- Reducing your footprint and integrating your life-style with nature
- Setting up your property for a self-sufficient life
- Living off-the-grid
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