The course takes you through the basics of gardening and landscaping; from the process of designing, the equipment you’ll need, and how measure and price up work, to how to manage your finances for your business.
From this solid base each module will talk more in-depth about specific areas. These guide students through how to choose customers, the different types of landscaping (including how to create low-maintenance and vegetable/herb gardens), and how to plan and design green areas. The course teaches about various types of plants and what makes a great soil, and also covers additional information useful to the landscape gardener, such as how to lay patios and fences.
Rounding out the Landscape and Gardening Business Course is a full module on how to set up and market your business, as well as providing information on insurance and tax. The course concludes with a module focussed on the important area of health and safety and a final overview of all the topics covered in the course.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
The Gardening and Landscape Design Business 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 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.
Training Course Content
Module 1: Gardening
Module 2: Different Styles and Fields of Landscaping
Module 3: What You Need to Know
Module 4: Plant Selection
Module 5: Garden Maintenance
Module 6: The Garden
Module 7: Addition to Gardening
Module 8: Open Your Own Gardening Business
Module 9: Health and Safety
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