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This course is open to all - beginners and improvers - Course runs weekdays 10 am to 4pm from Monday the 3rd of June 2024 to Friday 21st of June 2024 and with an additional morning session 10am-1pm on Monday the 24th of June 2024


This course is delivered through The Workers Education Association (WEA) offering financial assistance - FREE or LOW COST course fees. Fee range From Free to £300.00

Please register for this course through The Workers Education Association Tel: 0300 303 3464 quoting course code: Q00013554

Optional discounted camping is available at £8/night . Please email [email protected] to reserve a place.

Course summary

Join us at Community Roots in Porthtowan, Cornwall for this accredited course in Permaculture Design. Delivered by our experienced Permaculture tutor this course will introduce to the key concepts of Permaculture design whilst undertaking practical design tasks with our partner Community Roots who run a community supported agriculture project on the scenic North cliffs in Cornwall. This bespoke course has been created with Community Roots to meet the needs of people who are wanting to introduce permaculture principles either at home, community  or in a commercial setting.

The permaculture design certificate (PDC) teaches you how to apply the permaculture design process, ethics, principles, techniques, and strategies to any situation, climate, regenerative land based project , community project , etc. On this course you will not only be taught these principles but you will given the opportunity to gain practical experience of designing  projects based  at Community Roots and out in the wider community.

This course is accredited by the Permaculture Association and on successful completion a certificate is issued to course graduates by the teacher on behalf on the Association at the end of the course. This certificate is recognised globally within the permaculture community.

Graduates can go on to to complete the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.

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Course type
Permaculture Design Course
Engagement style
Face to face

Postal address of venue

Community Roots/ Mount Pleasant Ecopark
United Kingdom

Course contact email
Contact name
WEA Regional Coordinator : Stephen Roberts
Contact telephone number
WEA Tel: 0300 303 3464 / Stephen Mob: 07918363817

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