Courses & Learning

Electrics for Renewables Course

28/09/2017 09:00
28/09/2017 17:00

Event Description

Ideal for professionals and individuals with a strong interest in the electrical equipment side of renewable systems, safety instruments and controls.

Renewable Energy Solutions Course

29/09/2017 09:00
30/09/2017 17:00

Event Description

Learn about different Renewable Energy technologies and their applications.

Media Training - Edinburgh

07/11/2017 10:00
07/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

During the day you will look at how to make the media work for you. You will understand how media and journalism can increase the success of your campaign.

The training day includes:

  • What makes a story; when and where to place stories
  • Knowing your audience

Media Training - London

01/11/2017 10:00
01/11/2017 16:00

Event Description

Participants will understand how to prepare and package media stories and examine any issues that might arise. You will learn how to communicate your story in a way that sets the media agenda, positively promotes your organisation and improves public relations.

During the day you will look at how to make the media work for you. You will understand how media and journalism can increase the success of your campaign.

The training day includes:

  • What makes a story; when and where to place stories
  • Knowing your audience

Volunteer Management Training - London

11/10/2017 10:00
11/10/2017 16:00

Event Description

This course makes recruitment, management and, most importantly, engagement of volunteers easy.

The training encourages you to look closely at the motivations of volunteers and how organisations work with them. You will also examine contemporary approaches including co-production and the use of non-hierarchical teams.

Learn:

  • Why people get involved in volunteering and why understanding motivations is so important
  • Creating roles for volunteers
  • Recruitment & Publicity
  • How to share examples of what works well and why

Permaculture Design Certificate Course 2018: Ecuador

27/01/2018
08/02/2018

Event Description

Get certified in Permaculture in the legendary “valley of longevity” – Vilcabamba, Ecuador in a course that integrates Andino indigenous traditions with the most current trends in Permaculture.

This course is for people who want to learn to design for sustainability, and create integrated holistic designs that produce on-going high yields. For your garden or farm, but also for your non-profit organization, business or social group. Read more »

Meeting and Making Fire

10/10/2017 10:00
10/10/2017 17:00

Event Description

A day of fire making & connection.

Making a fire successfully every time, whatever the weather. Develop a deeper connection with fire.

A day of deep discovery of the art and practice of fire in the woods of the Heathercombe Estate. Starting with the basics of what type of kindling and wood - you will be shown how to light the fire with matches, lighter, steel spark and bowdrill and keep it going.

Deepen your connection with fire and yourself through this beautiful process, which will include some elemnets fo ceremony. Read more »

Social & Personal Permaculture Design Workshop

19/09/2017 09:30
19/09/2017 17:00

Event Description

An opportunity to bring a project or issue you’d like to do some work on, get a different perspective on. You will be guided through the permaculture design process and come away with a clearer vision, and some guidance from nature and the principles of permaculture on how to achieve that vision, through a facilitated process.

This is a powerful process that can really help shift your current situation.

Who is it for: Read more »

Natural Dyeing

14/10/2017 10:00
14/10/2017 16:00

Event Description

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and find out how to extract and fix colour.

Leatherwork

14/10/2017 10:00
14/10/2017 17:00

Event Description

Make a made to measure belt whilst learning all about bevelling, stitching, riveting and dyeing leather. With Maud van den Broecke.

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