Learn about garden history and notable gardens by distance learning.
A 500 hour course studying garden history and notable gardens.
The Proficiency Award In Garden History And Notable Gardens is useful for anyone wanting to:–
- Work within garden tourism.
- Manage or work in gardens open to the public.
- Learn more about protected plants.
- Improve your job and career prospects.
- Perhaps set up your own business in garden tourism.
- An essential course for anyone wanting to work in maintaining garden history and notable gardens.
- Now available at a special offer price AND get six free eBooks when you enrol.
There are 3 Core Modules and an Industry Project to complete the Proficiency Award In Garden History And Notable Gardens. Summaries of the modules are shown below and further information can be accessed by clicking on each of the module titles.
Garden History BHT329
Managing Notable Gardens and Landscapes BHT340
Protected Plant Production BHT223
A 200 hour Industry Experience/Workplace Project
THE CORE MODULES
This is an 8 lesson module which looks at garden history and the nature of garden conservation today. The module traces the development of private, public and commercial landscapes including key individuals who have had an influence on horticulture. Different garden histories and cultures are being adapted and applied to modern garden solutions all over the world and the Garden History module includes lessons on these and the role of organisations concerned with the conservation of gardens and landscapes.
Managing Notable Gardens and Landscapes
This is an 8 lesson module concerned with the management and development of notable gardens and landscapes. The module includes lessons on planning research and management, consultation and funding processes and the development of new features within existing landscapes. There are also Problem Based Learning Projects within some of the lessons to allow students to demonstrate how they would apply the knowledge they are developing.
Protected Plant Production
This is a 10 lesson module concerned with protected plant cropping techniques and environmental control. The student will develop an understanging of elements such as environmental control, irrigation and management of pests and diseases. The final lesson in the module is a risk assessment for a protected crop, where the student will be able to apply the knowledge gained with this module.
To complete the Proficiency Award, you are also required to complete a workplace project lasting 200 hours.
There are 4 options available to you to satisfy this requirement. The options will be different dependant upon whether or not you currently work within the industry. Don’t worry if you are not sure how to proceed at this stage, as your tutor will be there to discuss how to proceed and help you every step of the way.
Why Should You Study This Course?
- Understand more about garden history and managing notable gardens.
- You will learn more about protected plant production.
- All in all, this course is excellent for anyone wanting to work or develop their career in the management, maintenance and development of historic gardens and landscapes.
- You can enrol to start at any time.
Plus, if you enrol today, get the course at a reduced price AND six free ACS eBooks - so why delay? Enrol today!
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