One Year Practical Sustainability Course

Advanced Design Skills
Summary information

In two and a half days a week for 40 weeks the course covers modules on Permaculture Design, Organic Horticulture, Green Building, Woodland Management, Soil and Ecology, Energy, Group Dynamics, Creating Change and Community Engagement.

A far reaching and holistic exploration of the practicalities of creating a resilient, productive, community-led future. The curriculum is taught with a dynamic mix of practical hands on sessions, classroom workshops, lectures and discussions, field trips with each term culminating in a group design project. This pioneering one year course brings together some of the most experienced and knowledgeable practitioners and tutors in the SW and beyond.

Tutors include Patrick Whitefield, Ben Law, Tim Foster, Mike Feingold, Tony Wrench, Sarah Pugh, Matt Dunwell, Glennie Kindred, Dr Chris Johnstone, Justin Smith, Jeannie Thompson, Mike Gardener, Trevor Haughton, Nick Osborne, Alice Cutler, Jackson Moulding, Max Drake, Jay Abrahams and many others.

Places are limited so if you'd like to spend a year exploring and expanding into sustainability book early to confirm your place.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
07765 604571
Contact address: 
St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Rd, Bristol BS2 9TJ
Contact name: 
Sarah Pugh
Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
Tues and Wed 9am to 5pm and Thurs 9am till 1pm for 40 weeks following school term times.
6 September 2011 to 26 July 2012
Sarah Pugh, Patrick Whitefield, Ben Law, Nick Osborne, Tim Foster, Mike Gardner, Trevor Houghton, Mike Feingold,Tony Wrench and more
Venue information
Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
No apprentice teacher places available on this course.

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