Here is a great opportunity to learn about growing your own plants while identifying products you can make from the garden.
Blacktown City Council in partnership with Nirimba College Outreach Section (TAFE NSW) is running a 'Micro Biz from your garden' course for residents.
About the couse
This course will provide an introduction to a career and workplace practices in horticulture, hospitality, business and sustainability, and will lead to higher level qualifications and employment. .
- How to identify products you can make from the garden
- How to grow your own plants for production
- Exploring options for developing your business ideas
- Identifying certifications needed and relevant courses that will help you establish a home business
- Working and learning skills in a diverse environment
- Learning about your local environment and what is needed to establish a community garden/community networks, including how you can provide services and/or products for local networks
- Living more sustainabily and being self sufficient
- A pathway to studies in Horticulture, Hospitality and Small Business
The course will run from the Sustainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park in Seven Hills. 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 your place at our information session on Friday 14 October at 1 pm 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.