Certificate in Landscaping

Do you feel a deep connection with nature and a passion for creating beautiful outdoor spaces? Are you looking for a career that allows you to express your creativity while working with your hands? The Certificate in Landscaping is tailored for aspiring landscape designers, garden enthusiasts, and anyone eager to transform outdoor areas into artistic, functional spaces.
Course Provider
Careerhouse
(RTO 22557)
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Self-Paced

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Upfront Payment with a discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Approximately 200 hours to complete the course with self-paced learning, which has 2 key modules made up of 22 subjects.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated tutor support.
Career Outcomes

This course may be of interest to people working or aspiring to work in or as:

  • Landscape construction
  • Landscape design
  • Garden design
  • Garden maintenance
  • Garden restoration or conservation
  • Hobby gardeners who are wanting to expand their knowledge and expertise
Course Modules

Module 1: Landscaping I

  1. Basic Design Procedure A
  2. History of Gardening
  3. Drafting & Contracting
  4. Basic Landscape Construction
  5. Surfacings
  6. Furnishings & Features
  7. Park Design A
  8. Home Garden Design
  9. Design Procedure B
  10. Park Design B

The ultimate introduction to landscaping, this module delivers the essential know-all for budding garden designers and landscape gardeners alike. Explore the fundamentals, from the history of garden design, principles of design, landscape detailing, and construction. Gain a better understanding of drawing techniques and plans and learn how to create your own detailed landscape design.

The module will take you step-by-step through the design process, from pre-planning and how to prepare for landscape design, to appropriate garden and plan selection, landscape features and how to use visual effects and graphic skills to bring your ideas to life for both domestic gardens and public parks.

Module 2: Landscaping II

  1. The Garden Environment
  2. Landscape Materials
  3. Using Bulbs, Annuals and other Low
  4. Growing Plants
  5. Landscaping with Trees
  6. Ground Cover Plants
  7. Walls and Fences
  8. Paths and Paving
  9. Treating Slopes and Other Problem Areas
  10. Garden Features
  11. Designing for Low Maintenance
  12. Developing a Landscape Plan
  13. Management of Landscape Projects

Following on from the completion of Landscaping I, this module is more heavily weighted towards individual landscape components such as specific types of plants, paths, paving, walls, and garden features. Learn about landscape elements in greater detail and build your confidence to select where and how to use different types of plants.

This module will help you to determine the resources required for a landscape development, including materials and equipment and identify problem areas in a landscape, including slopes and hostile environments. You will also learn how create a landscape development plan in accordance with a client brief and in liaison with the client, an invaluable and vital skill required to be a successful landscape gardener.

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study and course materials.
  • 24/7 online access to the course learning portal to study when you want.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days per week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • 12 months total access to the course materials allowing you to self-pace your study.
  • Upon enrolment unlock access to LinkedIn Learning which offers over 10,000 on-demand courses to help you learn and achieve success.
  • 5-day satisfaction guarantee.
Assessments

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Certification

Upon completing the course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for each certificate completed and a Certificate of Completion.

Payment Options

You can choose either an interest-free weekly payment plan starting from just $26 per week or you can pay the course fees upfront, with a substantial discount. 

To get the total course cost you’ll need to talk to Career House’s course advisors as pricing is based on the payment option selected, qualification type, your individual study requirements, course options and additions and current promotions.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to enrol in this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend printed information in English. You must be able to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Course Accreditation

International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) Endorsed

Career House is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Unleash Your Creativity and Transform Spaces

The Certificate in Landscaping course is an introduction to landscape designing. You will learn about the different types of plants, paths, paving, walls, and garden features, as well as landscape planning and management., designers, and garden enthusiasts.

Budding landscapers, designers, and garden enthusiasts will discover the multitude of options for creating designs from choosing which materials to use, which plants best suit a client’s needs and the prevailing conditions, how to include garden features, and how to put it all together into a coherent design.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 2 Key Modules, made up of 22 subjects.

Module 1: Landscaping I (100 hours)

The ultimate introduction to landscaping, this module delivers the essential know-how for budding garden designers and landscape gardeners alike. Explore the fundamentals, from the history of garden design, design principles, landscape detailing, and construction. Gain a better understanding of drawing techniques and plans and learn how to create detailed landscape designs.

The module will take you step-by-step through the design process, from pre-planning and how to prepare for landscape design, to appropriate garden and plan selection, landscape features and how to use visual effects and graphic skills to bring your ideas to life for both domestic gardens and public parks.

Module 2: Landscaping II (100 hours)

Following on from the completion of Landscaping I, this module is more heavily weighted towards individual landscape components such as specific types of plants, paths, paving, walls, and garden features. Learn about landscape elements in greater detail and build your confidence to select where and how to use different types of plants.

This module will help you to determine the resources required for landscape development, including materials and equipment and identify problem areas in a landscape, including slopes and hostile environments. You will also learn how to create a landscape development plan in accordance with a client brief and in liaison with the client, an invaluable and vital skill required to be a successful landscape gardener.

Assessment

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Who will this course interest?

This course is a beginner level course and will lay a sound foundation of knowledge and skills in which can grow with experience and further study. As the perfect introduction course to landscape gardening, graduates from this course will have an enhanced understanding of landscaping and creating a garden, from ideation, development and planning to execution.

Approval & Recognition

Careerhouse is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises institutions who aspire to excellence in tertiary education.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Careerhouse

Careerhouse offers online, industry-relevant short courses. They carefully select and partner with industry leading educators and learning institutions to make relevant, practical and interactive courses available online. Whether you’re looking to upskill, transition to a new industry, start your own business or take your hobby to the next level, Careerhouse can help get you there.
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