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Practical Garden Design

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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

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
6 week(s) 29/01/2018 Mon 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm £118 Shuttleworth College B932 Pay & Enrol

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, 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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