Natural Systems Permaculture

Permaculture Design Course

7th June Р6th Sept. 2022 @ Telopea Mountain Permaculture, Monbulk Vic.

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Permaculture Design Course

This eighty-hour Permaculture Design Certificate course is internationally-recognized, and results in a Permaculture Design Certificate. It provides an introduction to permaculture design and implementation, and teaches a range of practical skills that can be applied in daily life for immediate benefits.


Course Description

The course covers sustainable living systems for a wide variety of landscapes and climates. It includes the application of permaculture principles to food production, home design, construction, energy conservation and generation, and explores alternative economic structures supporting permaculture solutions. Students are invited to bring details of their own sites or potential sites to consider during the course.


Specific Topics

Theory and principles of permaculture

Creating integrated ecosystems

Animals in Permaculture

Drought-proofing landscapes

Soil rehabilitation and soil erosion control

Managing bushfire risk

Nutrient dense food production

Water harvesting and management

Ecological building and passive solar design

Energy conservation techniques 

Recycling and sustainable waste management

Building personal and local community resilience