$800 Certification + Auto enroll into $25.00 USD every month

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Online Permaculture Design Course - Certification Level


For clarity, because the platform we offer this course on does not make it easy to clarify this, the below info is specifically what you are paying for in this option:

First ignore the term " 90 day trial ". We have no control over the check out page saying that.

It is an $800 one time cost for your permaculture design certificate, given you complete all requirements.
It will take you a minimum of 3 months to finish the course if you work on it every day. Hardly anyone finishes within three months. So in order for you to be able to turn in your final design presentation after the three months, you will automatically be enrolled into the $25 per month program on month 4. This allows you to turn in your final design project at any time as long as your membership is active. If it is not active then you will not be eligible to get your final design project reviewed and become certified.

Here is an even simpler explanation:
You pay $800 and nothing more for 3 months.
Then on month 4 you start paying $25 per month and you can turn in your final design project as long as your membership is active. 

Practical reminder for keeping your membership active after you complete the PDC and final design project is because when you finally are at the point of install, which could be multiple years from you taking this course, you will probably not remember or write down all the needed details for your install. But for only $25 per month, you will be able to always go back and address your concerns and still attend a live session with Nicholas!


I'll Help You
Design Your Property

You want to learn to grow your own food, harvest water, read the landscape, and design for yourself or others, and need specific direction. I am your in depth permaculture educator who will teach you, regardless of your experience level.

A few more videos are added to this option to allow you to look at past student designs and presentations as well as some how to design on paper.

Take as long as you need and turn in your final design presentation

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Concepts and Themes in Design
  • Methods of Design
  • Patterns
  • Climatic Factors
  • Trees & Their Energy Transactions
  • Water, Earthworks, Aquaculture
  • Soils
  • Architecture
  • Strategies for an Alternative Global Nation