CERES Workshops and Courses

At CERES, we offer more than 70 learning programs for all ages. Our workshops run from a few hours to a few days, so if you’re keen to learn a new skill, take up a hobby, understand or enact sustainable practices better, or simply reward yourself through learning, then CERES has got a workshop for you. We also offer rich and rewarding deeper learning experiences that will immerse you in life-changing learning, as well as accredited, pre-accredited and non-accredited vocational-focused learning.

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09feb(feb 9)10:00 am25may(may 25)3:00 pmIntroduction to Horticulture & Permaculture (16 weeks)(february 9) 10:00 am - (may 25) 3:00 pm

11feb(feb 11)9:30 am17jun(jun 17)4:30 pmPermaculture Design Course (PDC) (100 hours)(february 11) 9:30 am - (june 17) 4:30 pm

01mar9:00 am31may(may 31)3:00 pmComplete Urban Farmer (14 weeks)9:00 am - (may 31) 3:00 pm

03mar(mar 3)10:00 am28apr(apr 28)3:00 pmIntroduction to Therapeutic Horticulture ( 8 weeks)10:00 am - (april 28) 3:00 pm

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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


Heart Connections and Traditional Wisdom

Learn how CERES approaches learning through HEAD, HEART and HANDS, and how traditional wisdom and nature connection can engage | Jul | $150* | 6 hrs


Home Brewing

Jun, Oct | $100* | 5 hrs


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 Landscaping and Garden Maintenance

Master the basics of garden creation and maintenance – from exploring design options through to caring for chosen plants | Aug - Oct | $650* | 10 weeks | *ACFE subsidised places available.


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, Apr, 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

* Concession & membership discounts available.

Can't find a course with a date or time that suits you? Check out our online and on-demand courses that you can take any time, any where.