Fast-Track Diploma Requirements

PINA has invited approximately 60 Senior Permaculturists — generally those with 10-20 years of experience in the field — to apply for a diploma based on work already accomplished.

Membership in PINA at the diplomate level of $60 per year is required to apply, as well as the application fee of $200.  The Fast Track application includes registration for membership at the professional level.

Senior Site Designer Requirements

  • At least 10 years of practical in-depth experience in design work.
  • Completed at least 20 permaculture designs in a diversity of contexts, at a variety of scales.

Senior Teacher Requirements

  • At least 10 years of practical in-depth experience in design work.
  • Completed at least 10 permaculture designs in a diversity of contexts, at a variety of scales.
  • Maintained the ethics and integrity of the Mollison curriculum.
  • Taught permaculture for over 10 years, leading a minimum of 20 PDCs.

Only people who have been invited by PINA can apply for a Fast-Track diploma.

Handout: Fast-Track Diploma Application Form (pdf)