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The Complete Gardening Diploma - 3 CPD Accredited courses

Certified training with tutor support | Exam and certificate included | Lifetime access


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Price
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£69 inc VAT (was £499)
Offer ends 15 November 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Qualification
30 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Following on from our hugely successful gardening courses Garden Design & Maintenance Diploma, Zen Gardening Certificate and Urban Gardening Certificate on Reed Courses we have combined them together to offer a huge discount and make you the complete Gardening specialist. All our courses have been accredited by CPD and lead the way in online gardening diplomas.

Whether you are thinking of starting a career outdoors as a gardening expert or you are already working in the industry and are thinking of starting your own garden company, then The Complete Gardening Diploma is the right choice for you.

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Garden Design and Maintenance Diploma

This information packed course will teach you the basics you need to start your own gardening company or boost your career within the gardening industry. You can turn your hobby into a successful business by completing the twenty nine modules and passing the multiple choice question test.

Whether you are thinking of starting a career outdoors as a gardening expert or you are already working in the industry and are thinking of starting your own garden company, then the Garden Design and Maintenance Diploma is the right choice for you.

This information packed course will teach you the basics you need to start your own gardening company or boost your career within the gardening industry. You can turn your hobby into a successful business by completing the twenty nine modules and passing the multiple choice question test.

The modules cover everything from basic gardening to pest control, landscaping and more. The course takes approximately fifteen hours to complete and on successful completion, you will have the ability to download and print your industry recognised diploma.

When applying for a position within the gardening industry, your potential employer will be able to confirm your certification online. During your studies you will enjoy the convenience of studying at your own pace with no set schedule and from anywhere using any device, as long as you have a connection to the internet to access the modules.

The twenty nine modules included in this Garden Design and Maintenance Diploma are brimming with information to help you jump start your gardening career and turn your hobby and passion into a money-making opportunity.

Zen Gardening Certificate

We have created this Zen Gardening course to give students all the information they require to build and care for a Zen garden. When you complete this course, you will know all you need to know about creating a Zen garden as well as how to keep it up over the years.

The course contains topics ranging from understanding Zen and Buddhism to general garden maintenance and pest control. We have worked to ensure that this course allows you to create a Zen garden that you will love, and one that you can care for year after year.

The course is totally online and offers students a convenient way to work through the course material that works best for their personal schedules. Students can continue to work full time while taking the course.

Urban Gardening Certificate

This Urban Gardening course is designed to give you all the information you need to start a garden in an urban area. Upon completing the course, not only will you be ready to create a garden from scratch, you will know how to keep up and expand your garden year after year.

This course includes everything from choosing a location for your urban garden to collecting seeds from your garden for the following years. We have created this course to ensure that you understand what creating an urban garden entails and how to care for the garden you create.

The course is online and provides you with a convenient way to study the course material when it is most convenient for your schedule. Students who take the course still have time to continue working.

Course Modules/Lessons

Garden Design & Maintenance Diploma

Module 1: Gardening Basics
Module 2 : Garden Design Process
Module 3 : Garden Design Styles
Module 4 : Survey, Site Appraisal & Measuring Techniques
Module 5 : Planning Your Projects
Module 6 : Proportion Illusions & Effective Use of Space
Module 7 : Drawing a Plan & Graphics skills
Module 8 : Surface & Materials / Hard Landscaping
Module 9 : Secrets of Great Soil
Module 10 : Plant Selection & Care
Module 11 : Plant Knowledge
Module 12 : Low Maintenance Gardens/Planting
Module 13 : Sustainability
Module 14 : Garden Maintenance
Module 15 : Equipment
Module 16 : Pest Control
Module 17 : Solutions to Difficult Gardens
Module 18 : Vegetable and Herb Gardens
Module 19 : Running your own Gardening Business
Module 20: Marketing and Social Media
Module 21: Health and Safety
Module 22: Insurance, Tax, VAT and Record Keeping
Module 23: How to build raised flower beds
Module 24: How to lay a patio
Module 25: Decking
Module 26: How to Put Up Garden Fencing
Module 27: How to turf a garden / lay a lawn
Module 28: How to lay artificial grass areas
Module 29: How to Build a Garden Pond

Zen Gardening Certificate

Module 1: Introduction to Zen Gardening
Module 2: Elements in a Zen Gardening
Module 3: Creating Your Zen Garden
Module 4: Water Features in a Zen Garden
Module 5: Caring for Your Zen Garden

Urban Gardening Certificate

Module 1: Introduction to Urban Gardens
Module 2: Choosing Plants for your Urban Garden
Module 3: Planting and Maintaining an Urban Garden
Module 4: Caring for and Getting More Out of an Urban Garden
Module 5: Beyond the Urban Garden

Who is this course for?

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices. Now more than ever people are using the internet while on the move so our course has been designed to be fully compatible on tablets and smartphones so you can access your course on wifi, 3G or 4G.

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

All tests are online and are taken either during or after the course, these are included in the price.

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