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Garden Maintenance

My Distance Learning College

Description

This subject aims to provide you with a firm basis for maintaining a garden in a healthy and presentable state.

Garden maintenance is a diverse area of study, sometimes thought of as being the mundane side of horticulture, though in fact it is today quite technical and a very critical area of concern.

This course looks at a number garden maintenance topics, including

  • Planning and Managing a Garden
  • Furnishings and Machinery
  • Feeding Plants
  • Weed Control
  • Weedicides
  • Natural Pest Control
  • Chemical Pest Control
  • Turf Care
  • Irrigation
  • Maintenance of Plants


Outcomes

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Garden Maintenance Diploma

Garden Maintenance Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Garden Maintenance Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


Assessment

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9110
cost $410.00
estimated time to
complete course
120 Hours
course materials
available
365 Days

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