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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Landscape Design - HND


Course Code(s):  LSD1 LSD2
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Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Do you enjoy Art and Design but not sure what area to pursue? Are you interested in the Environment? Have you worked in Landscape contracting but would like to get more design experience? Are you passionate about plants and seeing a landscape project develop and grow/ Are you interested in Horticulture but feel there is more to discover? If yes, then creative landscape design may be for you.

Landscape design is needed in projects such as parks and gardens, land reclamation and conservation, sports and leisure complexes, housing and roads. This course focuses on expert design which is essential to create new sustainable landscapes of quality and visual interest.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Year 1: Higher National Certificate
Landscape Design
Horticulture and Botany
Planting Design
Photoshop/Illustrator
Construction
Drafting
Autocad
History

Year 2: Higher National Diploma
Landscape Design
Construction
History Evaluation
Professional Practice
Drafting
Photoshop/Illustrator
Environmental Management
Autocad
Work Experience

 

Important: Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

 

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If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
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