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In a low energy future we will need various skills. Skills which might be obvious to our grandparents but our lifestyles made us forget about their importance. Below you’ll find information about available courses to Skill Up for the Powerdown.

Transition Training

Permaculture Courses by Spiralseed

Ragmans Lane Farm – permaculture, products, Farm

Apricot Centre – Gardening and food workshops, school work, process work

Talk Action – eco -events, training, managment

Local courses

Southend Adult College – search the courses

ex. keyword textiles, gardening, cooking, pottery, wood

Organic Vegetable Growing Course at Growing Together

Organic gardening seminars

Essex Beekeepers’ Association (EBKA)

Credit Crunch Cookery Course

Bikeability -increase your confidence and skills on the bike

Southend on Sea Linux User Group – learn valuable computer skills and save money by migrating to free, open source software

Landshare – share your land, use land, find a buddy gardener

SAVS – voluntary sector courses

Read up on skills

find books in the

Local libraries




get in contact if you know about more courses which fit in here

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