Thailand Eco Education Programme

Following training in environmental awareness through our online UK delivered course, learners join our Thailand Eco Education Programme. Our Thailand programme is 7-11 weeks in duration (depending on which intake you join) and offers a comprehensive experience, including: permaculture design training & certification; introduction sessions on Thai culture and history; Thai language lessons; internship placement and homestays with local partners; a professional development course; cultural excursions; and more…

What’s Fully Funded?

There is extra funding available for those that meet widening participation criteria to support specific pre-departure costs, such as vaccinations, visas and passports. You can read more about the criteria on this link.

Climate Change

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness.

Community Support

Personal and community support, including 24/7 support for emergencies.

Week 1 & 2: PDC

The first two weeks will consist of a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course, alongside Thai culture & language sessions, located in Buri Ram in Isaan in Northeast Thailand. This will include:


Permaculture Theory & Principles


Food growing; food security; community and resiliency issues; soils and soil remediation; food and water harvesting & management; trees and food forestry; bridging the skills gap between employability and gaining work; permaculture design assignment.

Thai Language

Thai Language & Culture

Week 3-7: Internship Placements

Following your PDC, you will put your learnings into practice in an internship placement with one or two of our partner organic farm organisations. You will:

Immerse yourself in a local organic farming community

Learn farming techniques / practices

Learn more broadly about environmental and sustainability issues

Practise Thai and continue cultural learning

Locations will vary and will be rural, however you will always be placed with at least 1 other Green Up participant.

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