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Course Description

Landscaping Course

Landscaping Distance Learning Course - Certificate / Diploma / Advanced Diploma Levels

This Landscaping Distance Learning Course is designed to develop the skills necessary to create beautiful outdoor landscapes. The programme has been developed by industry experts with long experience in the landscaping business, which ensures that it is highly effectively and guaranteed to help you succeed in your career. Covering the key elements of landscape design, planning, maintenance, cost estimating and visual analysis, it is a flexible course that will teach you to become a landscaping pro in a matter of months - not years!

Other benefits include cost-effectiveness, expert tutor support and interest free payment plans starting from £25 per week.

Course length and study mode

The average time within which students complete studies is:

  • Certificate Level - 14 weeks
  • Diploma Level - 24 weeks
  • Advanced Diploma Level - 31 weeks

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Landscaping Course is suitable for people who aim to learn more about the design of gardens and landscapes or start their own landscaping business.

Choose from 3 course levels

This distance learning course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at, the course content and the type of assessment:

  1. Certificate Level: Suitable for basic entry level positions this level represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge.
  2. Diploma Level: Suitable for those with personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
  3. Advanced Diploma: Suitable for those expect to be involved in significant judgements, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.

Prerequisites

There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Participants may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This ICI distance learning course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

On successful completion of the course you will receive:

  • A graduation certificate officially recognising your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a landscaping professional
  • Transcripts indicating units completed
  • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
  • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipLndScp
  • Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Programme

Training Course Content

Landscape Design

  • Planning Process
  • Landscaping Design
  • Implementation

Landscape Planning

  • Plant Installation List
  • Inert Installation Material List
  • Landscape Development List
  • Inventory Lists

Maintenance

  • Comprehensive Landscaping Maintenance
  • Comprehensive Landscaping Tasks and Methods
  • Landscaping Maintenance Guidelines

Cost Estimating

  • Cost Estimating Process
  • Landscaping Cost Components

Visual Analysis

  • Factors Affecting the Visual Environment
  • Visual Improvement Plan Development
  • Analysing Visual Components

Street Scape

  • Streetscape Planning Process
  • Streetscape Planning Process
  • Walkway Planning Process

Planting Design

  • Design
  • Plants

Visual Analysis

  • Factors Affecting the Visual Environment
  • Visual Improvement Plan Development
  • Analysing Visual Components

Irrigation

  • Systems and Components
  • Design Process

Monuments

  • Monument Planning Process
  • Monument Criteria
  • Static Displays

Exterior Lighting

  • Exterior Lighting System Planning Process

Urban Forestry

  • Design
  • Urban Forestry Management Plan

Erosion Control

  • Erosion Control Planning Process & Guidelines
  • Erosion Measures

Interior Planting

  • Design
  • Maintenance

Expenses

The cost of this course depends on the level chosen, and prices are as follows:

  • Certificate  £498
  • Diploma  £798
  • Advanced Diploma  £998

All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

  • All required study materials and course notes
  • Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
  • Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs

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Provider: International Career Institute

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