City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma

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course outline

This City & Guilds Diploma is intended for those interested in garden design as a career path or amateurs wishing to improve their design skills. Whether working in garden development or horticulture, you will gain the necessary skills required to produce professional garden designs.

The course covers all the fundamental elements of garden design and includes both contemporary and historical design influences. Completion of site survey, scaled plans, final design and planting plans culminate in students being responsible for the design and build of the prestigious Plumpton College show garden at the South of England Show, Ardingly. Complimentary knowledge of soils and plants underpin the professional design practices. 

Course code: GDP011 

Entry Requirements:

No formal entry requirements 

Dates & Location:


27th September 2018 - 14th June 2019

Time: 09.30 - 16.00 

Campus: Stanmer Park


Thursday each week for an academic year



Fee remission may be available subject to eligibility. 

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