Advanced HCC Course in Garden Planning

A garden design, construction and planting course for learners wishing to dig deeper

A natural progression from earlier studies, this course is ideal for those wishing to pursue a horticultural career or already working in this field. It should also provide rewarding study for keen amateurs. You will gain an in-depth, scientific knowledge of garden surveying, design and construction, together with a holistic approach to landscaping and also learn about specialist elements in plantings. This course is also a great foundation for higher level training.

  • Builds on earlier study to give a deeper understanding of garden design, construction and planting
  • Flexible home-study course so you can fit your learning around your work and life
  • Quality course materials and excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals
  • Suitable for horticultural professionals and keen amateur gardeners

How the course works

Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can start as soon as you want and progress through the course at your own pace (you have 2 years to complete it), studying when and where you choose. This flexibility makes it easy to fit learning around work and family commitments.

The extensive course materials have been developed by gardening experts and are clear and straightforward, so your studying is easy and enjoyable. As you complete each lesson, your tutor will promptly return your marked assignment with constructive feedback and guidance. (You can also contact your tutor or the support team for help at any point during your studies.)

All the required study materials are included.

There is no formal examination. On successful completion you will be awarded an HCC Certificate. You have 2 years to complete the course.

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