Certificate III in Permaculture
Byron Community College
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No minimum education
This course is designed to help students develop the skills required to design permaculture systems and/or work as a permaculture design consultant. Students will also learn how to manage permaculture community development projects, and carry out a range of duties involved in project managing or consulting in permaculture, agriculture, horticulture or land management.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Research and communicate information on permaculture principles and practices; Develop recommendations for integrated plant and animal systems; Maintain integrated plant and animal systems; Conduct site inspections; Plan organic garden and orchard systems; plus Establish a rural permaculture system; or Establish an urban permaculture system. Electives: Carry out animal care, maintenance and treatment programs in a permaculture system; Install structures for permaculture systems; Sample soils and interpret results; plus more.
About Byron Community CollegeEstablished in 1993, Byron Community College (formerly ACE Mullumbimby) is a community-managed Registered Training Organisation. The College provides adult and community education programs for the Byron Shire including the towns of Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Brunswick Heads and Bangalow. The provider also offers training and staff development for business and community organisations. RTO code: 90013
Certificate IIICourse code: 30868QLD
- Full-time internal = 10 months
15 units: 6 core; 9 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Farm hands assist farmers and graziers with growing crops and feeding and raising livestock.
Farmers and farm managers undertake farming operations to raise livestock and cultivate crops, fruit, vegetables and other agricultural products.
A farmer is a self-employed person who farms their own land or a leasehold property rented from a landowner. A farm manager is an employee who is paid a salary to manage a farm or group of farms.
Horticultural assistants undertake a range of tasks involving the cultivation, growing, harvesting and maintenance of trees, plants and gardens.