Garden Landscape and Design Drawing (G.L.A.D.D.)

Gain the drawing skills to present your garden designs to their best advantage

It is important for garden designers to communicate their ideas in the most effective and visually stimulating way. This course will enable you to present your technical drawings to a professional level – essential if want to pursue a professional career. It aims to encourage your artistic/design ability and help develop your own style. You will explore topics including design principles like harmony, proportion, movement and colour; how to measure up the site; using the correct drawing equipment; creating conceptual and presentation plan drawings; colour rendering and use of standard landscape symbols. The course also covers costings, maintenance considerations and an introduction to CAD (computer aided design).

  • Learn to draw up your garden designs to a professional level
  • Flexible home-study learning so you can fit your learning around your work and life
  • Quality course material and excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals
  • On successful completion you will receive an HCC Certificate
  • Suitable for both amateur and professional gardeners
  • No previous experience needed

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, 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 garden design 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.)

The course includes all the required study materials.

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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