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Landscaping diploma

Harley Oxford
Course summary
12 Months Access
200 GBP
English
Online courses
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Professional Training

Course description

Landscaping diploma

Are you inspired by garden design, have a natural flare for it, and wish you could combine your interest and your talent to create the garden of your dreams? Then why not pave yourself a pathway to a thriving career in landscaping by signing up to this comprehensive course and make that dream, a reality.

Why should I enrol on this course?

An information-packed, self-paced programme that is organised onto 10 easy-to-digest modules. This flexible programme promises to deliver everything you need by way of skill and technique to develop bespoke designs for both public and private landscaping.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anybody who has a desire to learn more about this subject is encouraged to do this course. The course has no entry requirements.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Once you have successfully completed all the units for your course, you will be awarded: An endorsed Diploma for your portfolio.

Training Course Content

Key Learning Points

The course will help you develop a solid understanding of the principles and procedures underlying the design and development of garden areas.

  • Understand the basic principles of the design procedure.
  • Identify pre-planning information required.
  • Differentiate between formal, normal and natural gardens.
  • Discover how gardens have changed over the years.
  • Understand the relationship between design and construction.
  • Recognise the importance of adequate drainage.
  • Identify the importance of accurate specifications and contracts.
  • Identify types of surfacing available.
  • Understand the performance considerations when selecting a surface.
  • Identify the different characteristics of trails.
  • Learn how to plan a trail.
  • Understand basic safety when working with electrically powered tools and equipment.
  • Understand the causes of soil degradation.
  • Select the correct methods for testing soils.
  • Understand the importance of drainage.
  • Identify common garden features in a traditional cottage garden.
  • Understand how to plan for a water feature.
  • Select appropriate materials for edging, steps and walling.
  • Differentiate between ferrous and non-ferrous metals used in tools.
  • Explain how to lay and maintain a lawn.
  • Identify other structures that may be used in landscaping.

Units of Study

  • Basic Design Procedure
  • History of Gardening Styles
  • Draughting and Contracting
  • Basic Landscape Construction
  • Surfacings, Furnishings and Features
  • How to Make Trails
  • Tools and Machinery
  • Earthworks
  • Cottage Garden Features
  • More on Tools and Machinery

Course delivery details

  • Location: Online course
  • Course Access: 12 Months
  • Go at your own pace.
  • There are no time limits for this course.
  • This course is compatible with all modern devices and browsers.
  • On completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate.
  • We are here to help if you have any problems.

About provider

Harley Oxford

Harley Oxford

With more than 150,000 learners around the world and over 1000 online courses, Harley Oxford is one of the largest elearning platforms around. Looking to learn a new skill or perhaps a hobby, whatever your choice is our courses are...


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Contact info

Harley Oxford

158 City Road
EC1V 2NX London

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