Garden Design Foundation diploma

Plumpton College
In Nr Lewes

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Typology Foundation degree
Location Nr lewes
  • Foundation degree
  • Nr lewes
Description

Developed in consultation with employers in order to meet industry needs in Sussex, this course offers horticultural knowledge, design ability and business skills enabling you to become a professional garden designer.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Nr Lewes
Ditchling Road, Plumpton, BN7 3AE, East Sussex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Nr Lewes
Ditchling Road, Plumpton, BN7 3AE, East Sussex, England
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Reviews on other courses at this centre

Forestry and Woodland Management Foundation degree

L
Leo hood
5.0 15/09/2012
What I would highlight: The things i like most about this course were the lecturers such as Hugh morris and John Cornford who were experienced practitioners as well as accomplished scientists. Both have now moved on, but leaving in their wake a fantastic curriculum that will set any potential foresters, arborists, and even agro-foresters such as myself, up for a bright future in industry, conservation or both. moreover, the grounds are quite extensive so there is space to learn practically as well as theoretically in the woodlands and landscaped areas. I especially like the Dendrology course where over 100 species were learnt over 2 years. Silviculture was also taught comprehensively and provides the backbone for forest/woodland management and I could not have done without that in my current pursuit of agroforestry.
What could be improved: least of all I disliked the lack of transport but the college does provide its own bus early in the morning and in the evening. looking back, there's not much i could say about the course negatively. there was a high work load but in hindsight this forced students to be the best and i haven't had such a high workload since.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Design
IT
Garden Design

Course programme

  • Garden Plant Identification
  • Site Surveying & Analysis
  • Plant Establishment & Maintenance
  • Garden Design & The Arts

  • Exterior Spatial Design
  • Introduction to Computer Aided Design
  • Contemporary Study
  • Plant Portfolio
  • Natural Planting
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design
  • Career Development
  • Nature Photography
  • Work Placement 2
  • Project Management for Garden Designers

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