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Course Title: Permaculture I VSS104

Permaculture I VSS104

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

Learn the basic concepts of Permaculture. This course will help you develop a basis for permaculture design by explaining the patterns which occur in nature, such as weather systems, water cycles, topography, soil-plant interactions and forest ecology, and how a knowledge of these patterns can be used to reproduce balanced and productive garden growing systems.

Course Structure for Permaculture I VSS104

  1. Concepts – The basic theory and ethics of Permaculture
  2. The Environment – Ecosystems, the web of life and interactions between living organisms
  3. Soils – Soil management, fertilisers, nitrogen, cultivation, gas and nutrient cycles
  4. Climate and Water – The hydrological cycle, infiltration, microclimates, the Greenhouse Effect, water and plants
  5. Forest Systems – Biomass, how natural systems relate to agricultural systems

Aims of Permaculture I VSS104

  • Discuss the nature and scope of Permaculture
  • Apply an understanding of environmental systems to considerations given to how a Permaculture system is designed
  • Describe soils and the impact their characteristics have upon natural and man made environments
  • Explain the application of this knowledge to Permaculture
  • Describe characteristics of climate and water, and the impact their characteristics have upon natural and man made environments
  • Explain the application of this knowledge to Permaculture
  • Describe forest systems and their relevance to Permaculture design

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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