Permaculture Courses

Permaculture Courses Australia, run by Noosa Forest Retreat, in person and online.


Residential Permaculture Course (Full PDC Course)

12-day residential Permaculture Design Certificate Course in the Noosa Hinterland (Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia).

Learn from a community of Permaculture specialists, and earn your internationally recognised PDC.

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Permaculture Courses Online

Permaculture online course & community.

FREE permaculture course online introduction. Full PDC course available (Permaculture Design Certificate course). Personal support by Ian Trew. Let us guide you through every step of creating your first permaculture design!

Flexible payment plans from $49 per week. Earn your internationally recognised PDC.

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Permaculture Course Online



Study Permaculture in Australia

Study Permaculture in Australia, on a permaculture farm, community & education centre.

To share permaculture and the best permaculture farming methods being developed and practiced at Noosa Forest Retreat permaculture farming community and help develop and support a national and international sustainable permaculture community we are involved with and support Noosa Permaculture, Noosa Biosphere association and are member of land for wildlife and the permaculture research association. We also offer both a free online permaculture introduction and a comprehensive online permaculture course that covers history, ethics, principles, techniques, methodology & provides full instruction and support for students to be able to actually complete a permaculture design as part of the best permaculture course we can offer to be able to develop your own, friends or clients properties by permaculture design.

The Noosa Forest Retreat Permaculture community offers the full online permaculture design course (PDC Australia), an introductory FREE permaculture course, a full PDC course online, the 12-day residential PDC course with an optional practical permaculture course, including an introduction to Syntropic farming & Syntropic gardening.

Be part of the permaculture & syntropic farming eco-movement taking the world by storm and learn how to create sustainable and holistic permaculture designs for yourself, family or for clients – as a future permaculture design consultant.