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Sign up now for Shift Bristol’s Practical Sustainability Course

By Laura Corfield

Immerse yourself in an in-depth, hands-on and dynamic learning experience with Shift Bristol in this unique course that runs from September 2023 to July 2024.

The Practical Sustainability Course leaflet

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 hands-on workshops, classroom activities, field-trips, design projects, discussions, and group work byy tutors and practitioners, who are actively engaged and experienced in their subject. 

Visit our Essential Information page for all the nuts and bolts of how to apply and what to expect.

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

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.

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So, what change do you want to see happen that will transform food in Bristol by 2030? Do you already have an idea for how Bristol can make this happen? Join the conversation now.

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