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Garden Design course

You can design beautiful gardens – here’s how
You want to get
the most from
your passion for
garden design
Enrol on our
Garden Design
course by calling
0800 378 281 or
clicking here
Start straight away,
learning where and
when suits you
Gain the skills to design
stunning gardens that are
a pleasure to spend time in,
and become a qualified
garden designer
Everything you need to professionally design gardens
Our Garden Design course is suitable for beginners and will give you the knowledge and practical skills to design your ideal garden or start a rewarding career as a garden designer.
You will learn how to transform a plot into a stunning garden that is a pleasure to spend time in. You will discover how to choose and maintain the right plants for the garden, and create different garden design styles to suit the space and how it will be used. You will also find out how to add steps, paths, patios, ponds, rock gardens, fences and much more to create a perfect garden.
  • Get the most from your passion for garden design – you could design your own beautiful garden admired by friends and family, as well as create stunning gardens for private clients, public parks, schools, and more.
  • Learn from quality course materials created by experts and receive excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals.
  • Skilled garden designers can earn £50 per hour1.
  • Eliminate the demoralising, time-wasting and expensive mistakes of trial and error that many untrained garden designers endure.
  • Successful learners are awarded the Regent Academy Diploma and can opt to sit exams for recognised Royal Horticultural Society qualifications*.
  • No previous experience or knowledge are required to enrol on this course.

How the course works

This course consists of two parts:
  • RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planning, Establishment and Maintenance
  • RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Garden Planner, Construction and Planting
Your first course materials will be sent to you when you enrol so you can start as soon as you want. You can then enjoy your course at your own pace, studying when it suits you and where it’s most comfortable. This gives you the freedom to learn around your existing job, family or other commitments or location (including overseas).
Course materials have been developed by experts and are clear and straightforward so your studying is easy and enjoyable.
All coursework questions are included within your course. As you complete each piece, simply send it to your tutor who will mark and return it along with valuable constructive feedback to help progress your skills further. (You can also contact your tutor or the support team for help at any point during your studies.) The remaining course materials will be sent to you as your coursework is completed.
After successfully completing all your assignments, you will also have the option to take exams for the recognised Royal Horticultural Society qualifications*.
Enrol on our Garden Design course
Enrolling is easy, secure and quick. Please select your preferred way to enrol.
1 Source: Based on real charges in the London area. Figures are intended as a guideline only.
* If you wish to sit the RHS exams you need to obtain the syllabus and entry form from the RHS and pay the exam fee to the examination centre. RHS qualifications are not compulsory.
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