SayPro Course SAQA 116405 Develop, implement and manage a permaculture site design NQF Level 05 Credits 10
The primary purpose of this unit standard is to provide for specialisation in the field of Permaculture. It provides learners from a wide range of agricultural disciplines with an in-depth range of conceptual thinking skills and practical applications that contribute to sustainable living and agricultural practices. On completion of this Unit Standard learners will be able to plan an elementary sustainable system based on Permaculture principles.
The unit standard can be used as the foundation for skills development programmes in the field of sustainable agriculture as well as an elective component of other qualifications.
Learners will gain specific knowledge and skills in permaculture and will be able to operate in a plant production environment implementing sustainable and economically viable production principles.
They will be capacitated to gain access to the mainstream agricultural sector, in plant production, impacting directly on the sustainability of the sub-sector. The improvement in production technology will also have a direct impact on the improvement of agricultural productivity of the sector.