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Level 3 Garden Design

Overview

The course content offers a professional level of knowledge and understanding of modern horticulture. The superb facilities at Newton Rigg or at the Lakeland Horticultural Society, Holehird Gardens, Windermere enable you to put in to practice what you learn in the classroom.

Description

The course involves lectures, practical skills, site visits, personal research and project work. The course content offers a professional level of knowledge and understanding of modern horticulture. The superb facilities at Newton Rigg enable you to put in to practice what you learn in the classroom. Units studied In order to achieve the subsidiary diploma you will study the following units, principles and practices of landscape garden design historical influences on the development of gardens, site survey and setting out Identification, selection and use of ornamental plants principles of plant and soil science, undertake an investigative project in the land-based sector.

Entry Requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (new GCSE grading levels 4 to 9) to include any 2 from English, Maths and Science with at least a grade D in the remaining subject. Alternatively a suitable Level 2 vocational qualification (Merit or above) with English and Maths at Level 2
 

Newton Rigg College,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400
enquiries@newtonrigg.ac.uk