Here is a great opportunity to learn about growing your own food, eating healthy, and living more sustainability.
Blacktown City Council in partnership with Nirimba College Outreach Section (TAFE NSW) is running a 'Introduction to Horticulture and eco-living' course for residents.
About the couse
This fantastic course is aimed at people wanting to kickstart living more sustainably. It is also suitable for people wanting to follow their passions of gardening and the environment. This couse will provide an introduction to a career and workplace practices in horticulture and sustainability and can also lead to higher level qualifications and employment.
- Learning to grow plants from seeds and cuttings
- How to grow your own food and how to do this without chemicals
- A pathway to studies in Horticulture
- Working and learning in a diverse environment
- Identifying strategies for life-long learning
- Learning about your local environment
- Living more sustainably and being self sufficient
The course will run from the Sutainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park in Seven Hills and may include some visits to other gardens. This site is a great learning environment with training gardens, bush tucker garden, outdoor classroom, and kitchens.
This couse is run in partnership with TAFE Outreach and is fee exempt for Australian citizens and permanent residents. For further details on this please phone Carol Smith, Outreach Co-Ordinator, Nirimba College on 9208 7097
If you are interested in finding out more, or would like to sign up to this couse, please register you place at our information session on Friday 14 October at 9:30am using the button above.
If you are unable to attend the information session but are still interested, then register your details online and phone us on 9208 7079. Even if you are unsure if this course is right for you, register so we can chat to you further about possible options that will work for you. There is no cost for registering your interest, and there will be no penalty if you decide not to commence the couse after speaking with one of our trainers.
If you would like to speak with someone right now you can call Carol Smith, Outreach Co-Ordinator, Nirimba College on 9208 7097 or Clarissa Davis, Environmental Engagement Officer, Blacktown City Council on 9839 6100.