Register for the Diploma

You 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.

Membership of the Permaculture Association

The Diploma monthly fee includes membership of the Association so there is no need to pay for a separate subscription. Simply sign up using the form below to join the Association and get started on your Diploma learning journey.

If you are already a member, log in first to connect your Diploma registration to your existing membership. Once your Diploma registration is complete, if you wish to make a change to your existing subscription, please contact the office

Other ways to sign up

Continue with this form if you are UK-based and happy to pay monthly. Otherwise, you can choose one of these alternative methods to sign up:

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Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design - registration details
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.
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If you have not yet chosen a personal tutor and contacted them to confirm their availability, please check out the Tutor Register.

By accepting the Diploma Terms and Conditions you agree to the policies set out in the Fees Guide and are over the age of 18.

Membership preferences

You can change your preferences at any time by logging on to your account, or by getting in touch with us directly.

Additional membership preferences are available when you log in post registration.

By becoming a member you are also subscribing to our monthly ebulletin email which you have the right to unsubscribe from at any time.

By selecting 'Yes' above you are confirming: 1. You would like payments made to the Permaculture Association (Charity no. 1116699) to be treated as Gift Aid. 2. You are a UK taxpayer and 3. You pay at least as much income tax as the amount we will reclaim on your donations, in this tax year. Gift Aid increases the value of donations to charities by allowing them to reclaim basic tax rate on donations. We would like to reclaim Gift Aid on your behalf. We can only reclaim if you are a UK taxpayer. Please confirm that you are eligible for Gift Aid.
To help networking we have a map of members at A flag can show near your location (not your exact house). If you have enabled the personal contact form (see My account > My Profile > Edit > Account > Contact Settings) members (but not the general public) can send you an email, via the website, without seeing your email address. You can amend your member preferences to remove your flag from the map any time.
To help members network we have a Diploma Apprentice map and listings. On the map, a pointer will show near your location (not your exact house). Apprentices (but not the general public) can send you an email, through the system, without seeing your email address. You can go into your member preferences and remove your pointer and listing from the map, any time
We're interested to know how people come across the organisation. This data helps us to develop our marketing and recruitment strategy. You have the right to delete this at any time.
Please give us your date of birth. This is useful so that we can engage different age groups with relevant projects. We use this information to understand who is interested in permaculture. We will not share this information with any third party organisation. You have the right to delete this information at any time.

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