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International Garden Design Diploma Level 2

eTrain London

  • Online Location

  • Any Time Start Date

  • 6 months Duration

  • Distance Learning (Online) Study Mode

  • £90.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Embark on a new career or boost your current business with this valuable qualification. Gardening is an in-demand professions and undertaking certified training from GDMD can dramatically improve your earning potential. Whether you’re starting your own business or are looking to improve your employment skills, this course will prove invaluable.

Comprehensive and convenient

The course is broken down into 29 individual modules. Each one 30 minutes on average study, although you can spend as little or as much time on each module as you feel is necessary – simply log in and out of your course at your convenience. There is a five question test at the end of each module to recap what you have learned. The course covers topics including the basics of gardening, garden design styles, project planning, landscaping, plant care, sustainability, pest control, vegetables and herbs and much more.

The flexible nature of the course means you can learn at your own pace depending on other commitments. The nature of online learning enables you to study anytime, anywhere at your convenience.

Embark on a new career or boost your current business with this valuable qualification. Gardening is an in-demand professions and undertaking certified training from GDMD can dramatically improve your earning potential. Whether you’re starting your own business or are looking to improve your employment skills, this course will prove invaluable. Comprehensive and...

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Course Content

KEY LEARNING POINTS

  • Basics of gardening and garden design.Learn the basics of gardening, from planning to maintenance and how this will enable you to plan, purchase, plant and maintain a garden to suit the natural environment and garden characteristics.
  • Survey, site appraisal and measuring techniques.Before planning a garden it’s important to carry out a survey on the proposed plot of land. Learn how to do this using survey maps, photographs and site survey check lists.
  • Landscaping.Learn about the types of landscaping materials and surfaces that can be used in all types of gardens including stone, concrete, wood, gravel and glass.
  • Plant selection and care.Learn how to choose the correct plants for the natural environment, how to take care of them, how much care and maintenance different plants require and which ones are sustainable.
  • Vegetable and herb gardens.Growing vegetables and herbs is very rewarding. Learn how to grow and care for vegetables and herbs and reap bumper crops.
  • Running your own gardening business.Learn how to set up your own gardening business, how to market your business, the health and safety laws you need to abide by, insurance, tax and VAT issues and much more.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • A detailed yet easy to understand course syllabus broken down into 29 manageable chunks that make learning easy
  • Improve your career prospects with a verified certifiable qualification
  • Complete the course test and receive a qualification and certificate
  • Once qualified you can use the GDMD logo on your promo materials
  • Learn at your own pace and fully understand each module before moving on
  • Study anywhere and at any time at your convenience.

Buy this course now and gain all the knowledge you need to get ahead of other applicants.

  • Units of Study
  • Further Info

Gardening Basics

Garden Design Process

Garden Design Styles

Survey, Site Appraisal & Measuring Techniques

Planning Your Projects

Proportion Illusions & Effective Use of Space

Drawing a Plan & Graphics skills

Surface & Materials / Hard Landscaping

Secrets of Great Soil

Plant Selection & Care

Plant Knowledge

Low Maintenance Gardens/Planting

Sustainability

Garden Maintenance

Equipment

Pest Control

Solutions to Difficult Gardens

Vegetable and Herb Gardens

Running Your Own Gardining Business

Marketing

Health and safety

Insurance, Tax, VAT and Record Keeping

How to build raised flower beds

How to lay a patio

Decking

How to Put Up Garden Fencing

How to turf a garden / lay a lawn

How to lay artificial grass areas

How to Build a Garden Pond

KEY LEARNING POINTS Basics of gardening and garden design.Learn the basics of gardening, from planning to maintenance and how this will enable you to plan, purchase, plant and maintain a garden to suit the natural environment and garden characteristics. Survey, site appraisal and measuring techniques.Before planning a garden it’s important to carry out a...

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Available Dates

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Online

Distance Learning (Online), 6 months

Any Time

£90.00

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