Level 2 Certificate

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Fancy learning how to design your own garden?

Or a change of career into Garden Design? 

Apply to our Level 2 Certificate in Garden Design which will cover all the basics of understanding garden design.

You will cover the following units:

  • Garden design process
  • Graphics and scale drawing
  • Planning for Garden design projects 
  • plant knowledge
  • plant selection and care
  • plant and soil science 

This course is a portfolio based course. 

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements but some previous knowledge of either gardening or art based subjects would be an advantage.

Dates & Location:

New dates to be added soon

9:30 - 16:00

Stanmer Campus - One Garden Brighton


1 Day a Week

(Not running through Half Terms)



  • You will need to purchase a scale ruler, pens, pencils and a compass. 
  • Steel toed capped boats would be useful for practical work
  • Paper will be supplied. 

Future Opportunities

This course is a good introduction to progress onto self employed design work or to undertake the Level 3 Diploma in Garden Design - professional pathway. 

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