HNC Garden and Landscape Design

Reaseheath College
In Nantwich

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Important information

Typology HNC
Location Nantwich
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Nantwich
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course offers students the opportunity to study for a professional qualification which encompasses the design, horticultural and business management skills required for a satisfying career. You will be encouraged to use your creative and practical skills by designing and building gardens for local landscape developments and major horticultural shows. Your second year studies allow you the.

Important information

Government funding available

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Nantwich
Reaseheath, CW5 6DF, Cheshire, England
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· Requirements

At least 140 UCAS points (to include a science A Level) GNVQ/NVQ Level 3 BTEC National Diploma Substantial work experience will be considered, as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications

What you'll learn on the course

Landscape Design

Course programme

HNC Garden and Landscape Design

Introduction
This course offers students the opportunity to study for a professional qualification which encompasses the design, horticultural and business management skills required for a satisfying career.
You will be encouraged to use your creative and practical skills by designing and building gardens for local landscape developments and major horticultural shows. Your second year studies allow you the opportunity to explore landscape management, historical landscapes or CAD, widening your career options within the amenity horticulture industry.
Our part-time HNC option is ideal if you are already working in the industry and wish to improve your knowledge of design, contract specification and hard landscaping.
Individual modules may also be studied as part of Continuing Professional Development.
The University College Diploma in Garden Design is also available to those within the industry

Course Structure
HNC modules*
Year 1

  • Principles and Practices of Garden and Landscape Design*
  • Presentation Skills*
  • Surveying and Levelling*
  • Work Based Learning 1 (Practical Horticultural Skills)
  • Business with Law*
  • Principles of Horticultural Science*
  • Academic and Professional Development*
  • Work Based Learning 2 (Landscape Resources Allocation and Management)



10 week work placement

Year 2

  • Marketing and Human Resource Management
  • Hard Landscape*
  • Planting Design*
  • Work Based Learning 3 (Technical Skills Portfolio)
  • Finance
  • Computer Aided Design OR Landscape Management OR The Specification and Establishment of Soft Landscapes OR Maintaining and Restoring Historic Landscapes
  • Work Based Project*



Length of the course


  • Foundation Degree full-time: 2 years includes a 10 week work placement

  • HNC part-time: 1 day per week over 2.5 years



Application

Full time:

  • Apply through UCAS
  • Course code: DK43
  • Institution code: HAUC H12
  • Campus code: R



Part time:

  • Apply directly to Reaseheath (application form at the back of our prospectus) or online



Further study

  • BSc Landscape Design top-up



Career options

  • Landscape designer
  • Garden designer
  • Landscape contractor
  • Amenity technical officer

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