Register for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design

You also need to have completed a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) before you embark upon this diploma. If you've yet to do this, have a look at the courses listing to find a PDC.

When you register for the Diploma you confirm that it is your intention to prepare for accreditation for the Diploma by engaging in self-directed study.

You may submit your design portfolio for accreditation two or more years after you complete your PDC.

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Payment options for the Diploma:

  • Credit or debit card: Payment in full, or spread the payments over 24 monthly instalments. Please note that after the initial two years, a £10 registration fee is payable for each additional year you spend on the Diploma. 
  • Bank transfer or cheque: Payment in full only.
  • Standing Order: Spread the payments by setting up a standing order. If you want to use this payment method, select the "Pay in Full for my Diploma" option and choose  "I will send payment by bank transfer, cheque, or standing order". Please ensure you then contact your bank to set up the payments (our bank details will be in your registration acknowledgement email). Being registered on the Diploma beyond two years incurs a £10 annual fee.

If you choose one of the monthly credit or debit card options, please remember to confirm the number of payments you plan to make.




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Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design - registration details
Please confirm which route you are choosing for your Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.
You need to have completed your a PDC before you register on the Diploma. Please give the details of your PDC here. We may ask you to provide evidence, for example your PDC certificate.
For Supported Route and Supported Route plus, please give the name of your personal tutor. You can find a list of tutors at
Have you contacted your tutor to confirm they will be able to accept you as an apprentice at this time? It's a good idea to do this.
Please confirm that you are a member of the Permaculture Association and will continue to hold current membership for the duration of your Diploma studies
Diploma contact details