Certificate II in Permaculture

Course code: AHC21716

The Certificate II in Permaculture provides an introduction to a wide range of vocations in the sustainability, horticulture and community services sectors. It provides foundational knowledge in sustainability and environmental issues. Students use that knowledge base to build hands-on practical skills which they can use to address environmental problems across a wide range of workplaces.

Are you suitable?

Consider this course if you:

  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Are committed to sustainability
  • Are practical and resourceful
  • Love plants and gardens
  • Care about domestic animals
  • Are passionate about linking people, food and environment

For more information about the course download the Information Booklet.

  • Sample competencies covered in Units 1 & 2 include:
    • Care for animals in a permaculture system
    • Use and maintain garden hand tools
    • Check and operate permaculture water systems
    • Harvest, treat and store seed

Templestowe College

Gold Standard Education Pty Ltd

RTO Number: 21451


RTO Number: 21451

Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Part Time / Face to Face

This is a two year course.

The course will include assessments through written tasks and practical demonstrations. Students will also be assessed by the trainer’s regular observation of their individual work and group participation.

40 hours of work placement is strongly recommended.

Contact the VET Coordinator at your Secondary College for specific information regarding your College’s application process. Your VET Coordinator and/or staff from your Secondary College will assist you with planning for your VCE or VCAL certificate and will advise you where a VET Course fits within this plan. They will also give you information about travel arrangements and any costs associated with VET Courses.

For information on the IMVC Application Process please go to About VET Delivered in Schools.

Contact your school to discuss fees for VET Courses.

VCAL: This program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand and may also contribute to the Work-Related Skills Strand.

VCE: Students may be eligible to receive recognition of up to four units of credit: two units at the Units 1 & 2 level, and two units at the Units 3 & 4 level.

ATAR: This subject does not have a study score and therefore cannot contribute towards the student’s primary four. Students who receive a Units 3 & 4 sequence may be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest result of your primary four scaled studies). Please note the student must already have English and three other fully scored VCE/VET subjects to create the primary four.

Students are required to wear suitable work clothing and provide their own Personal Protective Equipment.