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Payment Plan

This course can be paid off through an interest free payment plan of between $20 – $30 per week. Alternatively, this course qualifies for a discount for upfront payment.



2 key modules made up of 22 lessons. Completion of this course requires approximately 200 hours of study.


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This certificate is accredited through the International Approval & Registration Centre (IARC). A non-profit, global organisation to help you gain employment.


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Landscaping is much more than grabbing a spade and getting stuck into it. It requires a knowledge of how to pre-plan your design, an understanding of the important landscaping elements, the types of materials that are needed to create the perfect garden and how to bring it all together to develop the perfect space.

This course is designed for people looking to either work within the landscaping industry or to start their own landscaping business.

If you’re looking to secure a job in the industry, having knowledge about the technical skills of landscaping will help you get over the line and secure a highly coveted job, and if you’re looking to start a business after having worked in the industry for some time, knowledge of the technical details is a must!

In this Landscaping course, you will be walked through everything you need to achieve your landscaping goals.

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Course Outline

Module 1 – Landscaping 1

  • Basic Design Procedure A – Collecting pre-planning information, landscape elements and principles.
  • History of Gardening – garden styles and themes, famous designers and garden influences.
  • Drafting & Contracting – drawing techniques, specifications and details.
  • Basic Landscape Construction – timber, steps, retainer walls, pathways and playstructures.
  • Surfacings – concrete, asphalt, gravels, mulches, grasses and gradients.
  • Furnishings & Features – chairs, statues, figurines, birdbaths, skateboards and safety.
  • Park Design A – good/bad park design characteristics and recreational landscaping.
  • Home Garden design – good/bad garden design characteristics.
  • Design Procedure B – development of concept plans and detailed planting plans.
  • Park Design B – development of park design, fun & fitness trails.

Module 2 – Landscaping 2

  • The Garden Environment
  • Landscape Materials
  • Using Bulbs, Annuals and other Low Growing Plants
  • Landscaping with Trees
  • Ground Cover Plants
  • Walls and Fences
  • Paths and Paving
  • Treating Slopes and Other Problem Areas
  • Garden Features
  • Designing for Low Maintenance
  • Developing a Landscape Plan
  • Management of Landscape Projects
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