Permaculture Foundational Concepts Courses

Below is a list of Permaculture Foundational Concepts courses offered at Pacific Rim College.

Introduction to Permaculture (FCPD101)

Ground into the Permaculture program with this initiatory course. Meet fellow classmates and together, create a foundation for a positive and effective class environment. This course offers tools to help you develop a deeper understanding of yourself and how to build optimal learning conditions during the program.

Participants will receive an in depth history of Permaculture and meet some of the Permaculture Pioneers who have greatly influenced the movement.

Prerequisites: – –    Credits: 1    Hours: 15

Introduction to Indigenous Perspectives in Permaculture (FCPD102)

Traditional and Indigenous practices are at the heart of the Permaculture Framework. It is important to acknowledge these roots with respect and gratitude.

In this introductory course, taught by an Indigenous facilitator, participants will become acquainted with the traditional territories they are residing on, how to respectfully address them. A clear understanding of the history of colonization will be discussed. Practical tools will be shared about how to build healthy and regenerative relationships with Indigenous People in community.

Prerequisites: – –    Credits: 1    Hours: 10

Foundational Concepts (FCPD103)

What is Permaculture? This foundational course introduces participants to primary concepts of Permaculture that are at the core of the framework. Through interactive activities, participants gain a deeper understanding of what Permaculture is, including key characteristics. The ethics and principles of Permaculture which are at the heart of what Permaculture is all about are discussed at length.

Prerequisites: – –    Credits: 1    Hours: 15

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