Living Soil

Course Details

Module Code: XS13505

Class Code: AL101E

Delivery: Online: self-paced

Day: Monday

Start Date: 26-10-2020

End Date: 07-12-2020

Tutor: Polkey, Angela(Dr)

Full Fee: £45.00

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This module is an introductory but wide-ranging introduction to understanding and investigating common garden soil types and applying the principles of sustainable soil management. It will give a good grounding in the core components of a healthy garden soil community and explain the ecological functions of these including their role in the wider environment.
Learners will be encouraged to explore their own practices and impacts on soil, both direct and indirect. This module will enable learners to understand the characteristic and functions of a healthy soil community and apply the principles of sustainable soil management to their personal practices.
This distance learning course enables you to study from home and participate in an online community of other students learning about soil. The module is delivered through Blackboard, our online learning environment and learners will be able engage in collaborative learning via live teaching sessions during the module.
This module can be combined with the Introduction to Permaculture module, as part of the Permaculture Design Certificate taught by the tutor and accredited by the Permaculture Association of Britain.


This module is at CQFW Level 4