Deeper Learning

Do you want an immersive learning experience that will provide you with the space and time you need to go to the depth you want with your learning?

Our program of enriching, rewarding multi-day or multi-week courses offer unique and highly engaging learning experiences, providing participants with life-changing and career-altering skills.

Along with like-minded learners, our extended courses create opportunities for you to connect with yourself, each other, the broader community and the land to provide you with the power to transform your life and the Earth.


Complete Urban Farmer

An introduction to the world of urban farming – a perfect portal to your own patch | Mar, May, Jul, Sep | $895* | 14 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


Environmental Education – Inspire Change

Designed for teachers, and others interested in creating change for sustainability through education and communication using hope, not fear. | Jul | $840* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.

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Green Gap Year

Green Gap Year is a seven-month program designed to connect you to a green career | Starts Feb | $200 | 7 months


Intro to Social Enterprise – Working for a Purpose

Understand business models and skills that aim to tackle social problems, improve communities, benefit the environment and provide people with access to employment and training. | Mar | $895* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


Introduction to Horticulture & Permaculture

This course comprises of nationally accredited units that can contribute to Certificate II in Horticulture (AHC20416) and Permaculture (AHC21716) | Feb, May, Aug | $923 | 15 weeks


Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture

Learn to design garden-based activities that support the physical, mental and social health of individuals. | Mar, May, Jul, Oct | $675* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


Landscape Restoration and Indigenous Ecology

Develop an understanding of ecology and conservation in urban environments and benefit from a real connection to place | Mar, Oct | $725* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


Mapuru Weaving and Living on Country

Visit the remote community of Mäpuru in East Arnhem Land to learn about Yolngu culture from Indigenous leaders passing on traditional skills and knowledge in basket weaving and bush survival. | $2610 or $3090 | 10 or 12 days


Nature-Based Leadership Training

An Australian first, this immersive, nature-based leadership program aims to create Earth-based leadership and resilience | from $6,500 | 10 months


Permaculture Design Course (PDC)

The CERES Permaculture Design Course will equip you to design regenerative and productive landscapes, communities and households | 5 Aug 2023 | $2200* | 100 hours

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Sufism and Spiritual Ecology

A weekend seminar with Naqshbandi Sufi teacher and filmmaker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee | Oct. |. $50* | 2 days


Sustainable Gardening

Improve your skills and get your hands dirty with our practical sustainable gardening course | Apr, Oct | $625* | 8 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


The Herbal Apprentice

An in-depth learning experience exploring eco-systemic health through herbal practice | Sep- Nov | $890* | 8 weeks