PRI Accredited Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa

(PDC) Permaculture Design Course
Summary information

Permaculture Facilitators: The lead facilitator is Ezio (“Buzz”) Gori, with co-opted facilitators, Chris Nash, course host from Bio-Harmonic Permaculture; Guerilla House; Jeanine Hayward, biodynamics and holistic healing; Nomvula the Greeninglady, nutrition, dance and yoga; as well as, we invite students to bring their genius to play.

What students will learn: This PDC provides students with a very wide range of sustainable design skills that will add value to your business, your projects, your livelihood, your health. The PDC is underpinned by a thorough Permaculture design process that is designed to embed project management skills to facilitate the ensuing Permaculture design practice that students will undertake during the course. Download the full PDC programme at

Accreditation: This PDC is internationally accredited with the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI), Australia, and, the Permaculture Association, Britain.

Course Fee: PDC fee includes tuition, DVD info pack, field trips, refreshments and vegetarian lunch. The full 12-day PDC fee is R6000 per student, excluding accommodation. Low income earners can send a written motivation to reduce the fee to R4000. Discounted fee of R5000 per student for couples, pairs or groups. Up to 20% payment accepted by prior arrangement in crypto currencies, such as, “Talents” from or “Keys” from Optional attendance of the Permaculture Introductory Course (Day 1 & 2) only is R1000.

Accommodation Costs: Accommodation and vegetarian breakfast and supper from evening of 8th to morning of 21st December at: R2000 pp camping or R3600 pp for a shared room. Other accommodation can be found at

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
ZAR 6000 (GBP 331) plus accommodation
Contact name: 
Ezio (Buzz) Gori
Lead teacher info
Dates and times
9 December 2017 to 20 December 2017
Venue information

Bio-Harmonic Permaculture, Farm 4, Wedderwill Estate, Sir Lowry's Pass 7130, Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
GPS: -34.101275°, 18.921136°

Apprentice Teachers
Teacher apprentices: 
This course is open to offers from apprentice teachers wishing to gain teaching experience.

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