Plumpton College Certificate

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Those attending the Professional course must consider this essential course. Open to other professionals and those seeking to brush up their skills, it is a week long course of drawing up a garden design plan with all the necessary accompanying drawings to make it workable and aesthetic.

DAY 1- Choosing and using the correct drawing equipment. 

DAY 2 - Discuss the use and types of pens. Decide upon the layout of the design and begin to ink in the design.

DAY 3 - To include positioning the title block and the working drawings, and proposed illustrations. 

DAY 4 - Learning how to construct an elevated drawing, both elevation and axonometric

DAY 5 - Colour rendering the design

At the end of the five days you will have drawn up and colour rendered a design.

Dates & Location:


Dates: 3rd - 7th September 2018 

09:30 - 16:15


5 days 




Our horticulture facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for developing your creativity. Whether indoors or outdoors, you’ll be able to build your skills in an excellent environment.

  • Discover our extensively planted areas on-site at Plumpton

As you build your knowledge, you’ll be able to gain a wide experience of being able to identify and maintain different plants.

  • Experience our endangered plant collections at first hand

You’ll be able to experience our Black Poplars and National collection of Hebes, in addition to our endangered plant network connection with Kew Gardens.

  • Grow plants all year round here

We’ve got an excellent large area under glass where you’ll be able to grow plants without the risk of the weather, up to a commercial level.

  • Build even more skills at Plumpton

You’ll be able to develop your brickwork skills and paving at our large landscaping centre.

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