Permaculture Design Course Online – Permaculture Course Online
Permaculture Design Course Online – PDC Online – Permaculture Design Certificate. Learn with the Permaculture Course Online.
Flexible and affordable Permaculture Design Course Online. 72+ hours PDC online course with PDC certification and support.
Permaculture Design Melbourne
Permaculture is a holistic approach to designing sustainable systems, such as agricultural landscapes, urban spaces, and communities. It is based on the principles of ecology, conservation, and community self-sufficiency. One of the key principles of permaculture is the use of diverse, multi-functional elements in the design, such as using plants that serve multiple purposes, such as providing food, medicine, and habitat for wildlife. This approach mimics the diversity and complexity of natural ecosystems, which are more resilient and productive than monocultures. Another important principle is the use of closed loops and recycling of resources within the system. For example, in an agricultural setting, waste from one element, such as chicken manure, can be used as a fertilizer for plants, which in turn can provide food for the chickens.
Here at Noosa Forest Retreat we designed a fully online permaculture design Melbourne course that will guide you through the principles of sustainability and really get you thinking on how to design effectively. We founded the permaculture design Melbourne course online in 2017 with the goal to make the Permaculture Design Certificate course (PDC) accessible to more people, by being affordable, flexible, easy to learn from home, a source of valuable feedback, and an interconnecting network of teachers, students & supporters. We provide a dynamic online community & classroom that connects and supports you to complete the PDC course, learn with and from each other, plus start and develop your own real-life projects.
We are a small independent Permaculture community, living and teaching Permaculture for 10+ years, and with the help of your recent crowdfunding we could build this kick ass platform for you! We go above and beyond to share our knowledge with you and work alongside you to ensure that you reap the benefits from our permaculture courses online Australia. Contact us today if you require additional information, alternatively feel free to browse our website to dive deeper into a permaculture way of life.
How it works
You’ll share one account, submit one final design, and you’ll get 2 PDCs.
Just send us an email with the name of your team partner after you enrolled! That’s it.
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Permaculture Design Certificate Online Course
Full PDC online course, with personal support by the teachers, private forums access and up to 2 Permaculture Design Certificates.
20 week payment plan = $980
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The 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 The Permaculture Design Course Online Teachers
A little bit about the presenters of the Permaculture Design Course Online.
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 Design Course Online.
While at university, Ian met the co-founders of Permaculture David Holmgren and Bill Mollison 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 health for both government and private practice and has worked on a range of long term permaculture projects.
Previous students have now gone on to design and implement their own sustainable systems, be involved in third world aid work, teach permaculture and recently winning the prestigious Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) Award.
Ian is a founding member of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Vedic and Cultural Association in the 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 hinterland since 1999.
Permaculture Design Course Online Teacher
Chrissy (also known at Tiina) creates lessons which are clear, factual and supported by real-world permaculture experience. She keeps in mind the many & diverse global ecologies and understands many of these intimately, as she has lived in 13 countries throughout Austral-Asia, Arabia & the Mediterranean.
She first encountered permaculture when working at Beelarong City Farm (Brisbane, Australia) in 2003 and progressed to Noosa Forest Retreat permaculture community in 2005. She is currently developing a 30-acre property using permaculture principles at Traveston (QLD, Australia). Additionally, she has worked as an environmental scientist at Australian River’s Institute, who boast Australia’s largest number of water-based scientists.
Chrissy holds a Bachelor of Science (Environment) – majoring in Natural Resources & Pollution (Griffith University), a Permaculture Design Certificate (Sustainable Agrarians), “Earthworks” Certificate (Permaculture Research Institute) and “Natural Building Course” (Puravida Sustainable Technologies).
Chrissy’s life goal is to realise ecological utopia. For this end, she partakes in a vegetarian diet (due to animal welfare), buys second-hand where possible, maintains an awareness to counteract the negative effects of consumerism & competition, minimizes the use of plastic & manmade materials and continues to educate + develop herself as an honourable & ethical individual. She also plans to found a communal scientific research facility, with a focus on permaculture in significant forested landscapes (such as can be found along the eastern coast of Australia which includes remnant 300-million-year-old rainforest).
This permaculture online 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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