Level 3 Certificate
If you want to apply your knowledge of horticulture or would like to design your own garden, this is the course for you. This programme will provide you with the core practical skills and knowledge that you will need to succeed in understanding how to start thinking about garden design, the processes and the ideas behind the profession.
You will learn:
- GARDEN DESIGN DETAILING
Carrying out site surveys, working with site characteristics to influence your design decisions and understanding hard landscape detailing
- GARDEN DESIGN PRINCIPLES
Looking at standard graphics, and the importance of mass and void
- HARD LANDSCAPING MATERIALS
Looking at materials, quantities and how to select appropriate features
- GARDEN DESIGN PROCESS AND DEVELOPMENT
Presentation plans, image capture and section elevations
- SETTING UP IN GARDEN DESIGN
Legal requirements, marketing, business start-up study.
PLANNING FOR A GARDEN DESIGN PROJECT
Look at resource requirements, and work to a set budget. Develop action plans that stage implementation.
GARDEN DESIGN IN CONTEXT
Design thoughts into how architecture relates to the design. Evaluation into the links between outdoor space and the broader environment.
GARDEN DESIGN STYLES
Focus into garden design styles and depth into a chosen designer. Document the development of a design.
|Entry Requirements:|| |
16-19 years old (key Stage 5) 19+
|Dates & Location:|| |
17th September 2019 - 16th June 2020
1 Day a week for 34 weeks
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