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About the PSC

Applications for the PSC 2021/22 will open in early 2021

Coronavirus Update: We have gone ahead with this year's course, with a few alterations in line with Coronavirus considerations. Given the current uncertainty, we have redesigned the timetable so that classroom sessions are delivered online for the time being. The practical sessions and field trips are delivered in smaller groups. We are constantly reassessing the situation as we go. We’re treating this as an opportunity to be creative, bringing in new material and tutors.

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Immerse yourself in an in-depth, hands-on and dynamic learning experience. 

The course covers a wide variety of modules including Permaculture Design, Soil and Ecology, Organic Horticulture, Green Energy, Group Dynamics, Creating Change, Woodland Management, Green Building, Re-localisation and Community Engagement.

The year is packed with information, difficult questions, innovative solutions, bold ideas, collaborative experiences and personal challenges. The curriculum is taught through workshops, talks, activities, field trips, design projects, discussions and group work by tutors actively engaged with their subject. 

Please read the Essential Information before completing the booking form. You’ll find details of costs, dates and hours, course structure, accessibility and other information.

We can arrange for you to email past students to get their views on the course or you can read the Student Feedback here.

The Course Curriculum outlines the modules and activities and the Tutor Biographies tell you all about our tutors’ experience and approach.

Applications for the PSC starting in September 2021 will open in early 2021.

Check out the Gallery for pictures of course activities. 

Please contact us with any questions about the course. We’re very happy to talk via phone or email about your application.