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TAFE - Introduction to horticulture & eco living course - August 2020

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Sustainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park

71 Seven Hills Rd South

Seven Hills, NSW 2147

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A great opportunity to learn about growing your own food, eating healthy, and living more sustainability.

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Here is a great opportunity to learn about growing your own food, eating healthy, and living more sustainability.

Blacktown City Council in partnership with TAFE CaPES Section (TAFE NSW) is running a 'Introduction to horticulture and eco living' course for Blacktown City residents starting in August.

The courses will run over two terms on Fridays at the Sustainability Hub at Grantham Heritage Park in Seven Hills (71 Seven Hills Road South, Seven Hills):

Information Day Friday 7 August - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Semester I - Start Day - 14 August 2020

End date - 4 December 2020

About the course

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 course will provide an introduction to a career and workplace practices in horticulture and sustainability and can also lead to higher level qualifications and employment. 

The course will cover:

  • 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 

Students are expected to attend all weekly sessions as knowledge will be built up over several weeks with project based work. 

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This couse is run in partnership with TAFE CaPES and is fee exempt for Australian citizens and permanent residents. For further details on this please contact CaPES Teacher at Supapon.lantay-leftkovich@tafe.nsw.edu.au or jude.cooke2@tafensw.edu.au

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71 Seven Hills Rd South

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