Prior knowledge needed: Some practical gardening experience could be useful, but not essential. It is good for those who either considering to develop their outdoor spaces or would like to have a career in garden design.
Learning Outcomes: Understand how hard landscaping materials can be used in specific situations and enhance garden design. Know how to specify landscape materials and methods.
Teaching Methods Used: A range of teaching methods including group demonstrations, group work, individual observation, discussion with questions and answer sessions.
Assessment Methods Used: Portfolio of evidence
Any extra work outside the class times required: Extra work is not required although the tutor may encourage you to do carry out some independent research.
Materials needed: A notepad and a pen/ camera to record key concepts.
Your Options when finished: You might like to attend another gardening related course at KCC to pursue a Level 3 Certificate in Garden Design.
3 credit points towards Gateway Level 3 Certificate in Garden Design