Immerse yourself in positive, practical and collaborative approaches to community led sustainability and resilience.
A 1 year part time course based in Bristol.
3 days per week for 39 weeks from each September to July
Permaculture Design, Organic Horticulture, Green Building, Green Energy, Soil and Ecology, Woodland Management, Creating Change, Community Engagement, Re-localisation and Group Dynamics.
A challenging, dynamic and integrated curriculum led by some of the UK’s leading teachers and practitioners through lectures and discussions, practical work, group design projects, field trips and a roundhouse build.
Past students say...
“It’s brilliant! So much more than a great course…more of a life-shift.”
“An immensely powerful and informative course with exceptional people involved throughout, extremely thorough with a good balance of practical and theoretical learning in a huge range of subjects and skills.”
“An open and relaxed learning environment. I loved it to bits.”
“Just do it!”
“The shift course was the most completely inclusive, comprehensive, challenging course I have ever been on, the best thought out and refined course as to the needs of the students, with the most cutting edge, current, diverse and stimulating tutors.”
“This is a fantastic course with fantastic tutors. A curriculum that is both exciting and demanding with visits to inspiring places. Wonderful to be studying with such a group of terrific people. So glad I heard about it – highly recommended!”
“The Practical Sustainability course changed my life. Years on, it’s still one of the best things I’ve ever done- I would definitely recommend it to anyone”.
“I am so glad I chose to do this course. I came with very little experience of permaculture and sustainability and I’m learning so much. The tutors are all brilliant, each one sharing new information or skills that have been invaluable.”