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Basic Garden Design Certificate

Are you interested in finding out the tricks of designing a beautiful garden or in getting the most out of an allotment? This 10 week course will cover all the basics from planning, identifying and selecting plants to best use of space.

This is a classroom, theory-based course, taught by our experienced horticulture lecturers. Upon completion you could progress to the Horticulture Certificate Level 2 where you will be able to put your knowledge into practice.

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What will I learn?

“Having seen the facilities and met with the team, I was really excited to start my course. I’ve learnt so much in my time here, using specialist equipment and creating and maintaining our own garden. I can’t wait to progress and take my skills into employment.”Jamie Williams

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Level 2Horticulture Certificate

Level 3Horticulture Advanced Technical Diploma

Returning to education

At South Devon College, we offer a wide range of adult education courses and qualifications, so whatever you want to do, you can achieve it with us. The only question is how far do you want to go?

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With so many courses available, we understand that finding the right one for you isn’t always easy. Our Helpzone team offer dedicated careers advice and are open all year round. Drop in or call us if you would like to have a chat about your options.

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If the idea of cost is holding you back from committing to a course, there is a wide range of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us.