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Application for a Diploma of Permaculture Design

 

Applicant’s Name: (please print clearly) ......................................................................

 

Postal Address: ............................................................................................................................................................

 

Permanent Address: .....................................................................................................................................................

 

Where Permaculture Design Course was taken:..............................................................

 

Teacher(s):........................................................................................................................................

 

Date of course: Month .............................  Year  ......................................

 

Diploma is applied for in the following area(s) (no more than three subjects may be marked):

 

Evidence of Work: This may be forwarded as design reports, photographs, affidavits, publications, field reports, records of employment, or any such supporting materials.

Only send documents, photographs, tapes etc  you do not wish returned. 

Photocopies are acceptable. Please enclose Aust $75.00 application fee.

 

 

 

Application for Registration for a Degree with the Permaculture Academy

 

Applicant’s Name: (please print clearly) ....................................................................................................................

 

Postal Address: ............................................................................................................................................................

 

Permanent Address: .....................................................................................................................................................

 

Diplomas or Degrees already held:.................................................................................

(give list including Institutions awarding degrees and years awarded)

.....................................................................................................................................................

 

Past Fields of Study, Research or Particular Interest: .....................................................

 

Work or Employment History:......................................................................................

(if applicable) or C.V. (curriculum vitae) or ‘vital work history’

.....................................................................................................................................................

 

Local Degree Supervisor:

 

Name: ................................................................................................................

 

Address: .............................................................................................................

 

Local Vice-Chancellor or Registrar:

 

Name: ................................................................................................................

 

Address: .............................................................................................................

 

Expected Duration of Work:  ................................................................................................

 

Enclose a short summary of the proposed area of study for the Academy Librarian.

 

Application fees: Bachelors Degree Aust$100.00; Post-Graduate Degree - Aust$200.00 

 

 


 

Diploma Process & Criteria 

adapted from http://www.tagari.com/?page_id=50

 

Diploma of Permaculture Design

General Information

 

After at least two (2) years’ applied work within at least one subject area, graduates of the

Permaculture Design Certificate Course can apply to the Chaordic Institute for a Diploma of Permaculture Design.

Applicants can apply for a Diploma in up to three (3) subject areas:

 

  • Education
  • Finance and Business
  • Media
  • Technical Development
  • Site Development
  • Resource Development
  • Site Design
  • Architecture and Building
  • Community Services
  • Research

 

Applications must be accompanied by written references or testimonials from co-workers and / or employers, field reports, photographs, journal articles or other supporting evidence.

Refer to The Foundation Year-Book of The Permaculture Academy for more information.

 

 


 

 

FIELDS FOR THESES AND PROJECTS

 

The following fields have been the basis of diplomate work, and form an indication of the areas that can be covered by degree students for applied or theoretical degrees.  Applied degrees are weighted to field projects; academic degrees are weighted towards research.


 

1) Education:   This includes special education, education via electronic media, or the development of educational aids.

 

2) Media:    Many students are developing information systems based on film, photo libraries, print or electronic systems, and some have succeeded as journalists. Authors producing a significant thesis or finding in any area of research indicated here may submit for a degree.

 

3) Site Development:   This indicates work on a farm or village over a long period, working to develop a Permaculture system or community facility or project.

 

4) Site  Design:   People  acting  as  consultants  to  a  variety  of   projects,  rural and urban, may submit for applied degrees. Planners and consultants for projects in Permaculture.

 

5) Community Services:   For those devoting their time, often with great hardship, to populations in poverty, fourth world (tribal peoples), disadvantaged or aged groups, and to people in urban and rural poverty.

 

6) Finance and Business:   Developing and promoting local employment, non-monetary exchange, cash recycling in community, cooperative endeavours, models of development, and cost benefit analyses of real projects, accounted financially, socially, and environmentally.

 

7) Technical Development:   People developing technical systems in transport, energy, processing systems, recycling, conservation systems or efficient appliances.

 

8) Resource Development:   Making supporting resources available via land banks, plant or seed resources, livestock development, contract services and other essential support systems.

 

9) Architecture and Building:   Completion of projects demonstrating low cost and energy-efficient housing and special purpose buildings, or the construction of villages and suburbs.

 

10) Research:   A broad category, covering all Permaculture-related areas; a blend of the practical and theoretical is ideal.

 


 

 

Diploma Application Requirements

 

In order to apply for a Diploma, you will need to provide:

 

  1. Completed  application form with the subject areas noted (up to 3 areas). See page 23 of the hardcopy version of The Foundation Year-Book of The Permacutlure Academy, or page 25 of the PDF version. 
  2. Fee of ... (see Prices)
  3. Satisfactory evidence of at least two (2) years work in the subject area/s of your application.

    Evidence can include affidavits from co-workers, field reports, photos, journal articles or other supporting evidence. It is important that you do not send originals (photos, videos etc) which you want returned - please provide copies which can be kept on your file together with your application. All documents to be submitted in English, or accompanied by accurate translations into English.

  4. Copy of your Permaculture Design Course Certificate 
  5. Your payment

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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