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Homesteading Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Open the gates onto a whole new way of life - onto your homestead.

The Homesteading Diploma Course takes you on a transformative journey full of information and practical activities that will give you a taste of the homesteading life. You’ll explore how to keep animals, grow vegetables, fruits and herbs, make cheese, nurture multiple income streams and more.

The course begins with an introduction to homesteading. We’ll look at exactly what it is, and all the amazing benefits this lifestyle can bring. We’ll also inspire you with some homesteading possibilities, ideas and activities. We’ll look into land and planni...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: An Introduction to Homesteading
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: What is Homesteading?
  • Part 2: Benefits of Homesteading
  • Part 3: Emergency Preparedness
  • Part 4: Homesteading Possibilities, Ideas and Activities
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Land and Planning
  • Part 1: Using Your Own Garden
  • Part 2: Apartment Homesteading
  • Part 3: Finding or Buying Land (UK Guidance and Rules)
  • Part 4: Planning Permission
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Planting Food I – Planning and Designing
  • Part 1: Planning and Designing Your Planting
  • Part 2: Foods You Can Grow
  • Part 3: Trees
  • Part 4: Understanding Permaculture
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Planting Food II – Getting Started
  • Part 1: Setting up Planting Spaces and Beds
  • Part 2: Understanding and Improving Your Soil
  • Part 3: Natural Fertilisers and Pesticides
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Planting Food III – Individual Plant Guides
  • Part 1: Fruit Growing Guide
  • Part 2: Herb Growing Guide
  • Part 3: Vegetable Growing Guide
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Homestead Food Storage and Cooking
  • Part 1: How to Preserve Food you Grow
  • Part 2: Fermenting and Pickling
  • Part 3: Bread
  • Part 4: Cheese
  • Part 5: Butter
  • Part 6: Yoghurt
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Keeping Animals
  • Part 1: General Considerations
  • Part 2: Chickens
  • Part 3: Goats
  • Part 4: Cows
  • Part 5: Bees
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Construction and Energy
  • Part 1: Off-Grid Living
  • Part 2: General Understanding of Construction
  • Part 3: Sustainable Building
  • Part 4: Construction Project – Concrete Tabletop or Countertop
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Other Homestead Activities
  • Part 1: Sewing, Knitting and Textiles
  • Part 2: Creating Home Products
  • Part 3: Other Activities
  • Part 4: Making Jams and Jellies
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Making Money from Homesteading
  • Part 1: Benefits of Starting a Business as a Homesteader
  • Part 2: Product and Service Businesses
  • Part 3: Tourism, Leisure and Education Businesses
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Homesteading Diploma Course

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Homesteading Diploma Course is for you if you are interested in following a way of life that brings you closer to nature or if you would simply like to better understand homesteading.

Homesteading doesn’t have to be an all or nothing lifestyle choice. You may have a goal of residing on a few acres and living an idyllic country lifestyle but it’s just as viable to stay in your family home in the suburbs, but eating healthier, saving money and deepening your connection to nature.

There are so many different roads you can take while homesteading, and the path you take is totally up to you. This course is your guide to starting the journey.

Accreditations

The Homesteading Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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