Garden Landscape Construction

Make easy work of hard landscaping

Complementing our other garden design courses, this course focuses on groundworks and hard landscaping – used early in the design process to give a space its desired shape and permanent structures before creating the softscape with live horticultural elements like flowers and trees. It is ideal for gardeners and garden designers wanting to develop their knowledge of landscape construction or to anyone pursuing a career in this field. Topics covered include approaches to landscape construction, site assessments, schedules of work, the correct tools and managing projects. You will also learn practical construction techniques for hardscape elements such as walls, paths and drives, steps, timber builds like fences and pergolas, and features like rock gardens and pools.

  • Complement your horticultural and planting design knowledge with this exploration of the practical construction aspects of garden design
  • 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 and landscape construction 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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