Practical Sustainability Course [Permaculture Design, Organic Horticulture, Green Building, Green Energy, Soil and Ecology, Woodland Management, Creating Change, Community Engagement, Re-localisation and Group Dynamics]

Advanced Design Skills
Summary information

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

Modules include
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!”

“Life changing!”

“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.”

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
07970737760
Contact address: 
83 Feltham Drive, Frome, Somerset, BA11 5AH
Cost: 
Full fee : £3,595 / Half Conc : £2,995 / Full Conc ; £2395
Contact name: 
Laura Corfield
Lead teacher info
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Dates and times
More dates and times information: 
9.30am to 3.30pm Tues, Wed and Thurs. For 39 weeks following Bristol school term times.
6 September 2022 to 20 July 2023
Teachers
Jyoti Fernandez, Mike Feingold, Dr Chris Johnstone, Ben Law, Tim Foster, Matt Dunwell, Tony Wrench, and many more. See website for more details.
Venue information
27 Narroways Road
Bristol
BS2 9XB
United Kingdom

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