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Permaculture Design Course Certification

Posted by Ane Aakernes over 6 years ago

A 9 day Certification Course in Permaculture Design this June!

Dates will be 9 days between 14-23rd of June. 

72-hour PDC Certification

SECTION 1: Introduction
1. Story og Global Ecovillage Network - Why Ecovillages?
2. Patterns in Nature, Deep Ecology, development of human 
consciousness.

SECTION 2: 
3. Social Design - Modelling the Ecovillage -Social Aspect
The spiral of improvement, democracy or dictatorship?
The coordinating leader, quality circles, Ecovillage 
Auditing, footprint analysis and education, conflict 
resolution

4. Site design - House Design and Building Techniques
Design Tools, Feng Shui, Siting & Zoning, Materials, water, 
energy, social aspect.

5. Soil, Plants, Gardening, Farming and Compost
Structure and behaviour of soil, mulching, small scale 
planning, Biodynamic/Organic/Chemical Farming, 
Community food production, the cartwheel model, Garden 
plan, Garden Schedule, Compost ingredients.

6. Water and Sewage -Water in, water out
The planet Water, Schwenk, Shaumberger, & Wilkes, 
biological sewage systems, living machines, Flow forms.

7. Energy Sources and Alternative Technology
Wasting our fossile fuel reserves, The nuclear waste 
legacy, Falling water, Wind Generators, Solar power, bio 
Energy, Bio energy, unconvencional sources.

8. Alternative Economics
What is £€? And what is it for? World Economics, the gold standard and porridge oats, shareholder protectionism and instability, indicators of sustainable economic welfare, LETS and other self generated systems, local capital, business and income creation, Community supported agriculture.

SECTION 3:
9. Design Hands-On Exercise
Creativity, Group Dynamics, Design Process step by step, Site assessment, Report writing. 

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT PRESENTATION

FOCUS
Intentional Communities, Rural/Urban.

To achieve certification:
Present your own design to show comprehension.
Attendence of 75% of the classes

Lecturer: Jan Bang with diploma in permaculture and active member of Norwegian Permaculture Assosiation since 2000. Jan is also leader of Norwegian Ecovillage Foundation (NØF) and he has written several books about environment and communities.

Registration: [email protected] +47 41225585
Before May 1st: 7500kr/1000€ 
After May 1st: 8000/1100 €
(incl. 3 meals a day, lodging, certification).
A minimum of participants will be required for the course to run. 
We welcome you to apply :)
Kind regards,
Ane Mari Aakernes

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My Permaculture Qualifications
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PDC -72 hr
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Jascha Rohr
Other Teachers: Sandra Campe
Location: Sieben Linden -Germany
Date: Aug 2010

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