This Course is ideal for people who want to study Permaculture formally for the first time. It is also ideal for people who have taken one or more of the traditional PDCs & would like to both widen & deepen their theoretical knowledge & move on with their practice, on their own projects, with some steady support.
Also ideal for people who are considering starting on their Permaculture Diploma pathway – you can easily move up levels from here, & start to build your design portfolio.
This course consists of 20 classes that you can attend over 2 to 6 months.
Our content-rich multimedia classes are between 1:30 to 2:30 hours long on average.
You take the classes whilst you develop your own designs with our support in applying the basic principles of design given in the classes, to your real-life experience.
It includes sharing & interacting with other students on the same path
& live meetings with tutors & course colleagues to put questions, present designs & sharing of learning & experience in real time.
The Permaculture Design Certificate is awarded after the course on presenting two of your own design projects, which demonstrate that you have understood the basic principles of design.
- Access to our virtual classrooms with 20 audiovisual classes
- Personal design portfolio template and support with your design projects
- A PDC certificate (on completion of all requirements)
- Self-organized online meetings & study groups with other students you wish to organize or participate in
- 3 personal mentoring sessions (Skype or Google Hangout) with our tutors (approximately 1 hour per session)
You can see the content of each class in detail in our Manual, PermaCultureScience.org
Also see “Modules included” above for full curriculum
Estimated duration: 3 months or more