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Sat, 02 Mar



Permaculture Design Certificate 2024

10 weekend module location based learning course, held on varying properties around Canterbury.

Permaculture Design Certificate 2024
Permaculture Design Certificate 2024

Time & Location

Last available date

02 Mar 2024, 8:15 am – 01 Dec 2024, 4:30 pm

Christchurch, 180 Avonside Drive, Avonside, Christchurch 8061, New Zealand

About the event

Canterbury Permaculture Institute offers education through a range of hands-on sessions, presentations, theory-based learning and site visits.  Our PDC course is a 10 module program held one weekend a month.

This course covers  permaculture philosophy, ethics and designprossess. There is a great group of facilitators and tutors lined-up who will share their passions, experiences and wisdom.

Read more about the Permaculture Design Cerificate

Below are the dates and topics that we will cover in this design course,  payment details

March 3-4 M1: Philosophy, Culture, Design 

April 6-7 M2: Natural and Built Environment

May 4-5 M3: Design for Regeneration

June 1-2 M4: Invisible Structures

June 29-30 M5: Cultural Strengthening

August 3-4 M6: Soil & Water

Aug 31st-Sept 1st M7: Growing Soil and Food

September 29-30 M8: Integrated Growing Systems

November 2-3 M9: Design Project Wkd

Nov 30-1st December M10: Presentation, Certificates, Celebration

Join us...

The course fee $2500

We are offering a discount on the course fee for early payments received in full. This is a thank you for helping us guarantee participant numbers early allowing us to finalise the booking of the tutors and site visits.

  • $300 off - payments completed by 31st December 2023
  • $150 off - payments completed by 22nd January 2024

We have limited numbers of this offer available, get in touch asap to sign up for this deal

Please let us know if you would like to talk over the payment process or offers.

1st instalment or full payment received will complete your registration and place on the course.

Payments can be made to

Canterbury Permaculture Institute

Kiwi Bank - Account #38-9023-0112188-01

Particular: 24PDC

Reference: (Your Surname) & (payment number i.e. 1 /10)

For more information or to talk over payment options email Lillee Star


  • If you are unable to attend any of the module weekends on the PDC course, you can transfer your attendance to a future weekend on the following years’ course for no extra cost. Please give as much notice as possible, so we can offer your spot on the module to a guest participant.
  • Non attendance or notices given after 48 hrs prior to each module event starting, will need to pay an admin fee* to the transfer their registration to the following year's session.
  • If you can't attend the full PDC course, please get in touch to let us know, and a full refund will be given or transfered to a future course. No refefund can be given after Febraury 1st 2024. the ticket can be transferred onto a future course, or to another person for a small admin fee.

* Some exceptions apply, please explain in writing if you wish to waive this charge. Decisions are given at the discretion of the course director.

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