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Landscaping & Garden Design Courses Online

Whether you want to start your own garden design business,  or learn to maintain and improve your own garden these courses will give you the skills and knowledge you need.   These courses are all 100 hours duration and come with the full tutor suppor by our horticulture tutor: Barbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3.

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All of our courses are offered online with printed notes available, with unlimited tutor support by email from our qualified, friendly tutors. Find out more or receive your free info pack by emailing us at info@careerlinecourses.com or call us on 1300 172 882.

 

GARDEN DESIGN COURSES

GARDEN MAINTENANCE COURSES

Learn what a cottage garden is, and how to apply the principles of this concept to garden design and garden renovation. Discover the History of Cottage Gardens, Planting Design for Cottage Gardens, Features and Components of Cottage Gardens (eg. Arches, furniture, lattice, sundials, barriers and walls) and more. Course Aims: On successful completion of the […]

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An understanding of garden history can provide a wonderful foundation for improving your garden design skills. This is garden history course is not only for students of garden design, but also for practicing professional designers, and horticulturists who wish to broaden their understanding of gardens across many countries and over the centuries. Based upon curriculum […]

Proper garden maintenance will save you time and money.   Learn how with this course. Understand the shortcuts to have a good looking garden without huge amounts of time and money.Highly respected and qualified industry experts as tutors.Learn more about garden maintenance. Course Aims: Evaluate the maintenance needs and develop a plan for maintaining a […]

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Roof and green walls provide an elegant and aesthetic solution to increasing urbanisation and limited space. Learn to construct and maintain sound vertical gardens and roof gardens. Students study a range of topics including: suitable plants, container growing, landscaping for vertical and roof gardens, maintenance, construction and more. Course Aims: Discuss the nature and scope of […]

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Study the practicalities of building a garden landscape This course develops your knowledge of how to construct or build a landscape – as distinct from designing a landscape. Learn to construct or build a garden the “right” way. This course provides a good grounding for someone entering the landscape industry. Course Aims: Manage equipment for […]

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Learn to design a garden, and will have a foundation for further studies in specific areas of landscape design, development or management. Learn the principles that underpin all design. See how garden styles have evolved over the centuries, and broaden your understanding of how to use different garden components to create varying affects. Course Aims: […]

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This course can either fine tune the important landscaping skills you acquired upon completion of Landscaping A (Introduction), or it can be taken as a self contained study unit. It is equally suited to those already working or looking to work in the industry, or enthusiastic gardeners with good basic landscaping knowledge. In this course […]

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Train to be a Landscaper at Home “Investigate the style of different types of gardens” Learn to apply the principles, design features and elements that make upmany types and styles ofgardens. This is an outstanding course for even experienced landscape designers, developing skills in developing everything from a formal to an eclectic garden, and a […]

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Over ten lessons this course develops your understanding of how natural environments work and the concepts of natural garden design. Know how to produce concept and detailed innovative plans for low maintenance natural gardens (eg. woodland gardens, desert gardens, wild gardens, indigenous plant gardens, etc.) using indigenous plants or a mixture of indigenous and other […]

This is a great course for landscape consultants, garden designers, horticultural advisors, project managers, or anyone else who works with landscapes and needs to improve their ability to survey, evaluate and plan development work on a site. Every site has a unique set of micro climatic and soil conditions. Other factors such as the site’s […]

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My tutor was excellent and I picked up really good support and feedback from her. Her comments/guidance was an important part of the learning process…Really enjoyed the course and got a lot out of it. Neil Hitchcock

Eucalyptus Graduate

…because it helped me understand all the basic principles of organic gardening and some concepts like role of earthworms, companion planting and crop rotation were really very interesting and useful.mple. Baltej Singh

Organic Plant Culture Graduate

F.A.Q.

Who are these courses for?

These courses will work for you if you are looking for a fully tutor supported horticulture or garden course that is not a huge commitment, that doesn’t cost you the earth but will still get you thinking and learning and most importantly get you result you want.  Many students do a single subject as a stepping stone to a bigger thing, or find its enough to help start their enterprise, make their garden grow, or gain a job in horticulture.

 

Who are the tutors?

You will get a real tutor who provides you with personalised support and feedback.  No tick and flick.  Learn with real tutors who will be there for you every step of the way.  When you enroll will receive a welcome email from your tutor.  You are free to email them for help or guidance as much as you need to.  We employ tutors who are active in their field so the support is by email.

 

  • Barbara Tremain  BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
  • Karen Huntley MSc Marketing Mgt (Food Related Industries), PDC, PG Dip Organic Farming, Cert Marketing, BA. Professional Development Diploma in Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (Coventry University/Thrive, UK)

Do I need to know about gardening and plants before i start?

No, our garden and horticulture certificate courses assume no prior knowledge and are designed as a practical guide to help you learn.

 

*Landscaping Students

Please be aware that there are government regulations around licencing requirements for landscape construction in Australia.

 

What sort of support do I get?

All our courses come with unlimited experienced and expert tutor support via email.  We only employ tutors who are current in their field which means they are not sitting around our office waiting for phone calls!  We find email works best, if there is a problem that can’t be resolved give us a call on 07 5536 8783 or email our student support desk.

 

What is the course duration?

Generally the courses should take you about 100 hours of study.  We give you up to 12 months to complete the course, but you can finish faster.  Each lesson has a written assignment for you will receive individual feedback from your tutor.  There are also self assessment quizzes for each lesson (non assessable).  The strength of our courses is in that each lesson has an assignment, this means you are forced to engage with the content and can’t just skip over an important lesson.  By the end of the course you have really engaged and that equals learning!

 

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