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Practical Garden Design (Course full)

This course is aimed at people who are interested in design using traditional drawing techniques. You will be asked to draw an area of garden to scale after learning the necessary skills. You will learn the techniques required to redesign the area looking at design principles such as colour theory, planting and building materials. The final session will be to redraw the area using your newly learnt skills.

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements. Learners should have a good knowledge of English and must contact the College prior to enrolling if they have any support needs.

Course content

The course will cover:

  • Drawing techniques
  • Design principles
  • Colour theory
  • Plant and hard landscaping choice

Assessment methods

You will be continually assessed throughout the course.

Further study and career options

You can progress onto one of our RHS accredited qualifications.

Course information & how to book

Unfortunately due to high demand, this course is now full and applications are no longer being accepted. Please contact Enquiries & Guidance on 01234 291000 for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
6 weeks 30/01/2017 Mon 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm £118 Shuttleworth College B932 Course in progress

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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