The Diploma of Landscape Design, through practical projects and discussions, will teach you how to design a specialised landscape, produce computer-aided drawings and manage landscape projects.
Career opportunities, include:
- landscape designer
- landscape consultant
- project management
- commercial designer
- domestic designer
Pathways to further study:
- AHC50416 Diploma of Horticulture
- Bachelor of Urban Design
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Studying the Diploma of Landscape Design at Holmesglen
You will gain key knowledge about site assessments as well as plants and trees for both commercial and domestic property.
You will acquire a range of skills essential to undertaking projects in landscaping, parks and
gardens, community based projects, or activities undertaken in the commercial or private sector.
To achieve this qualification you must complete 12 units of competency:
4 core units plus
Electives have been chosen by Holmesglen based on industry feedback.
||Produce computer-aided drawings
||Specify plants for landscapes
||Design for construction of landscape features
||Design sustainable landscapes
||Assess landscape sites
||Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
||Manage landscape projects
||Prepare a landscape design
||Recommend plants and cultural practices
||Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program
||Design specialised landscape
||Implement professional practice
| Code || Name |
|CUAACD302||Produce computer-aided drawings|
|AHCPCM503||Specify plants for landscapes|
|AHCDES504||Design for construction of landscape features|
|AHCDES501||Design sustainable landscapes|
|AHCDES503||Assess landscape sites|
|AHCBUS515||Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders|
|AHCLSC502||Manage landscape projects|
|AHCDES502||Prepare a landscape design|
|AHCPCM401||Recommend plants and cultural practices|
|AHCPCM402||Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program|
|AHCPCM504||Design specialised landscape|
|AHCWRK507||Implement professional practice|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Attendance at interview.
Attendance at interview and completion of Language, Literacy and Numeracy testing.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion you will receive AHC50616 Diploma of Landscape Design
How to apply
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|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees. Materials and Activities fees are not covered by VET Student Loans.
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
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All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession
VET Student Loans are available to eligible student to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.