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Self Sufficiency A (Introduction) Online Course

Self Sufficiency A (Introduction) Online Course

Whatever the reasons a person may have for wishing to become self-sufficient, they need to recognize the state they are in mentally, physically and emotionally. People who strive for self-sufficiency require courage and determination, but they also have to move away from the moaning and self-analysis of modern life, towards a positive and can-do attitude.

This course is one of two courses designed to equip you for a self sufficent life.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Understanding the possibilities
  • Health, Nutrition and Clothing
  • Horticulture - Fruit and Vegetables
  • Horticulture - Herbs
  • Animal Husbandry - Poultry and Bees
  • Animal Husbandry - Grazing Animals & Pigs
  • Building - Earth & Mud Buildings
  • Appropriate Technology/Alternative energy
  • Craft & Country Skills
  • Making Decisions - Small Scale Production, How To Make Decisions.


  • Discuss the nature and scope of self sufficiency.
  • Explain the importance of good nutrition and health.
  • Explain the importance of suitable clothing and clothing care.
  • Explain the relevance and application of horticulture to self sufficiency.
  • Explain the cultivation and use of herbs.
  • Explain the main requirements for successfully raising animals.
  • Explain the fundamentals of caring for grazing animals.
  • Explain the available alternatives to eating meat.
  • Discuss various building techniques that can be used to construct buildings.
  • Discuss alternatives to conventional energy sources.
  • Determine and describe accessible craft and country skills that may contribute to self sufficiency.
  • Analyze potential changes in lifestyle to increase a person’s level of self-sufficiency.

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