72 hour course in permaculture design.

Treflach farm, local food, community and regeneration

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Exploring links between farms, community, education and the transition to a post carbon world.

Over the course of 2 years we are holding a series of PDC's on a 100 acre family farm in the Wales Shrops border hills. It is an ideal settling to explore permaculture design and the application of the principles in different contexts.

Dates: 
8 October 2011 to 22 October 2011
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Arrivals on the 8th, formal start Sunday 9th Oct.
Teachers
Steven Jones, Chris Dixon, Ian Watt, Richard Stephenson
Apprentice Teachers
yes
Cost: 
£450.00
Contact Details: 
Contact address: 
Ty Cornel
Contact name: 
steven jones
Telephone number: 
441691780180

Urban Permaculture Design Course (PDC), Stockwell, London

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Living in a city, don't have your own small holding. Concerned about climate change, peak oil and our children's future? Want to go green? Interested in creating Sustainable Local Urban Communities? Thinking about making significant changes in your life? Fed up with the problems and want to start looking for solutions? Then this full Urban Permaculture Design Course accredited by the Permaculture Association Britain (PAB) is for you.

The course will give you a detailed understanding of permaculture tools, which will allow you to realise your own sustainable designs, be it buildings, food growing, communities, economic systems, retrofitting urban house, etc. Upon completion of the course you will receive a permaculture design certification qualification accredited by PAB and become part of a local permaculture support network.

Cost of the workshop is on an ability to pay sliding scale
£350 If paid a month in advance (10th August)
£450 Sponsored/organisation rate
£425 Individual income more than 25k/yr
£380 Individual income less than 25k/yr
£350 For people in receipt of means tested benefits

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Contact
Rakesh [email protected] 07575 009 322

Dates: 
9 September 2011 to 24 October 2011
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Weekend one Friday 9th September 18:30 to 22:00 Sat 10th and Sun 11th 9:30 to 18:00 Weekend two Thursday 29th September 18:30 to 22:00 Fri 30th to Sun 2nd 9:30 to 18:00 Weekend three Thursday 20th October 18:30 to 22:00 Fri 21st and Mon 24th 9:30 to 18:00
Teachers
Hedvig Murray Rakesh Bhambri
Cost: 
£350 - £450 Sliding scale
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Permaculture Design Course at the University of Bradford

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This is a PDC based in Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, open both to University students and to external associate students. In addition to standard PDC content, the course will also give participants opportunities to think critically about the potential contributions permaculture might make to peace and development theory and practice.
On successful completion of the course, students will receive both the PDC certificate and 20 credits from the University of Bradford.

Dates: 
30 September 2011 to 16 December 2011
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Taught sessions will be on Friday mornings, 10-1. In addition, there will be online elements, site visits, individual assignments and a group design to make up the 72 hours specified for a full design course.
Teachers
Ute Kelly (other contributors to be confirmed)
Cost: 
£300
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Contact address: 
Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP
Contact name: 
Ute Kelly

shorter design course

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This is a shorter version of the full design course. It covers all the main parts of the full course, but in half the time.

It is intended for those wanting to start using permaculture on a personal level in their life, gardens and community groups.

please note - Anyone wanting to use permaculture on a more professional level should complete a full design course.

Lead by Diploma holder James Chapman

Full details available from my website www.jameschapman.org.uk

Dates: 
14 August 2011 to 19 August 2011
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2 pm start on Sunday 14th. 9.30 to 4.30 on other days.
Teachers
James Chapman + Others
Apprentice Teachers
yes
Cost: 
£200 - £360
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Permaculture Design for African Environment; Konso, Ethiopia: Certified under the PRI’s Master Plan

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This PDC will take place in Konso, south Ethiopia, from October 17th – 30th, 2011, at Strawberry Fields Eco Lodge. It will have a special focus on the application of Permaculture to rural African communities (especially in schools) where the successful application of PC is a way to develop long term food security and community empowerment.

Dates: 
17 October 2011 to 30 October 2011
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This is a 2 week residential course given over 13 days, with one rest day in the middle
Teachers
Rhamis Kent, Tichafa Makovere, Alex McCausland
Apprentice Teachers
no
Cost: 
US$1200
Contact Details: 
Contact address: 
PO Box 14 Konso, SNNPRS, Ethiopia
Contact name: 
Alex McCausland
Telephone number: 
+251 912 21 46 87

Certificate in Permaculture Design

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This course follows the design process step by step over thew first 7 days using the principles and ethics to support the development of your learning. There are a mixture of teaching methods - practical, discussion, theory, activities, outdoors and indoors. Day 8 is a day trip to an established permaculture site. Days 9 to 12 involve a design project working in small groups in real settings with guidance and support from the teacher.

Dates: 
1 October 2011 to 11 December 2011
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12 day course over 6 weekends including Oct 1,2,8,9; Nov 5,6,19,20; Dec 3,4,10,11
Teachers
Wilf Richards
Cost: 
12 days time exchange through to £480
Contact address: 
12 Goodwell Lea, DH7 8EN
Contact name: 
Wilf Richards
Telephone number: 
07906439084

FULL PDC COURSE - Living sustainability

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Dates: 
29 July 2014 to 9 August 2014
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Arrivals can be on the afternoon the day before the course startsto come and meet the team and set up camp in our own Eco Camp for £5 per night (extra). Short walk to the Well End Micro-farm. Departure can be the day after the course finishes on 10th August See fully sustainable living in action! There are also motels within walking distance
Teachers
Aranya and Richard Higgins
Apprentice Teachers
yes
Cost: 
£700
Contact address: 
Well End Permaculture, Well End
Contact name: 
Richard Higgins
Telephone number: 
07983 439 171

Full Immersive Permaculture Design Certificate Course

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Organised by Cultivate in association with The Village

The Permaculture Design Course in Cloughjordan offers the unique opportunity to learn permaculture embedded in a real living community.

Permaculture equips you with the skills needed to thrive in the new millennium. The certificate course is probably the most important training that anyone involved in Transition or building sustainable community could take. This is a fully accredited seventy-two hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course.

Dates: 
19 August 2011 to 28 August 2011
Teachers
Graham Strouts of Kinsale College of Further Education, Davie Philip and Ben Whelan of Cultivate
Cost: 
¢550 - concessions 10% off
Telephone number: 
+353 1 674 5773

INTEGRALPERMANENCE.ORG Full PDC Thailand- Filming for Free PDC project!

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New course at Panya Project announced to conclude filming for the Free PDC project! Awesome opportunity to be involved in this open source project. Full 72hr course with additional 2 days of communication/ community/ leadership development integrated into the course...
See www.impermanencefilm.org for info on The Free PDC and wider open source project!

Dates: 
28 August 2011 to 11 September 2011
Teachers
Richard Perkins, Integralpermanence
Apprentice Teachers
no
Cost: 
$800
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~The Lammas Project~ 72 Hour Design Course~ 12 Day Residential~

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An opportunity to achieve an indepth and practical understanding of permaculture on this hands on course. The course is designed to support participants through an inspiring active learning journey. It will be held in beautiful Pembrokeshire using a local small holding and The Lammas low impact settlement,as our places of learning. The course will empower participants to gain skills and practical knowledge which they can apply in their own lives, their communities and the wider world,whether they are based in urban or rural areas. Participants successfully completing the course will receive a Permaculture Design Certificate which enables them to teach introductory courses and register for a diploma in Applied Permaculture Design. Accommodation is in a 18th century farm house. All meals provided- seasonal, organic vegetarian menu.

Dates: 
30 September 2011 to 13 October 2011
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ARRIVAL FRI By 5pm DEPART MON By 10am
Teachers
JASMINE SAVILLE & JODIE TELLAM
Cost: 
Sliding scale £550-£695 please contact us to discusss
Contact address: 
Pontygafel farm, Glandwr, Whitland, Pembrokeshire SA34 0YD
Contact name: 
JODIE TELLAM
Telephone number: 
07990684040