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Landscape Construction Online Course

2 sessions available ranging from $499.00 to $650.00

Subject: Gardening

Ages: All ages

Skill level: All difficulty levels

When you admire a beautiful garden it is quite easy to overlook how much work and planning has gone into its construction. Good construction is extremely important if you want your garden to last. There are two parts to any landscape: 'hard landscaping' - the non living components; and 'soft landscaping' - the living components, or plants. Our Online Courses Australia Landscape Construction course has been designed to provide a good grounding in hard landscaping and also touches on soft landscaping as well.

We recommend this course for anyone who is already working in the landscaping industry or anyone wanting to commence a career within the industry.

The aims of this course are:

Manage equipment for landscape construction projects, including tools and machinery.
Determine earthworks...

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When you admire a beautiful garden it is quite easy to overlook how much work and planning has gone into its construction. Good construction is extremely important if you want your garden to last. There are two parts to any landscape: 'hard landscaping' - the non living components; and 'soft landscaping' - the living components, or plants. Our Online Courses Australia Landscape Construction course has been designed to provide a good grounding in hard landscaping and also touches on soft landscaping as well.

We recommend this course for anyone who is already working in the landscaping industry or anyone wanting to commence a career within the industry.

The aims of this course are:

Manage equipment for landscape construction projects, including tools and machinery.
Determine earthworks for a landscape development.
Plan the construction of different landscape structures including buildings, fences, and walls.
Manage the installation of a simple irrigation system in gardens.
Determine construction techniques for different building or installing different garden features; including paving, water gardens, rockeries and furnishings.
Determine techniques for creating soft landscaping.
Manage work being undertaken on a landscape construction site.

Career Prospects
Management of a business or enterprise in the landscaping industry.
Employment as a landscape gardener or contractor.

Course Delivery
This course is delivered 100% online. Upon enrolment students are issued with a login and password, providing access to OCA's e-learning centre.

Recognition and Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Construction. There are no pre-requisites to this course.

Unit of Study:

This course has 10 units of study
1. Tools and Machinery.
2. Landscape Plans and Setting Out a Construction Site.
3. Drainage in Landscape Construction.
4. Earthworks.
5. Surfaces, Paths, Paving and Turf.
6. Construction of Garden Structures Part 1.
7. Construction of Garden Structures Part 2.
8. Irrigation Systems.
9. Establishing Hedges and Other Plants.
10. Workplace Safety and Management of Landscape Construction Work.

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

How long does the course take?
This short course should take approximately 100 hours.
Each unit should take approximately 10-12 hours. Maximum six months access to this online course.

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Choose from 2 available sessions:

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $650.00

Notes: Payment Plan Cost $50 Deposit $50/Week for 12 Weeks Total Payment Plan... see more

Notes:

Payment Plan Cost
$50 Deposit
$50/Week for 12 Weeks
Total Payment Plan Cost $650

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When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Where

  • Online

Price: $499.00

Notes:

Save at least 15% if paid in full.




Reviews

hellotoself
No response within 4 days so course was cancelled.
  • 1/5 stars

I enrolled in this course but OCA did not reply to me within 4 days, so the course was cancelled. It would have...
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