Managing Notable Gardens, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Managing Notable Gardens

4 days
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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This online Managing Notable Gardens course from Warnborough College will teach you about how to manage heritage and significant gardens. 


This Managing Notable Gardens course from Warnborough College is a great course for professional development for lanscapers, superintendents, park managers and curators.

  • Discuss efficient management strategies to ensure plant’s long term survival.
  • Evaluate sources of funding for notable gardens
  • Discuss the issues concerning presentation of a site to visitors

Parks, gardens or pre-conceived grounds all come under the designed landscape umbrella. This also includes parklands, woodlands, water, notable formal and informal gardens. Some areas may be of some scientific or historical significance or contain a wide range of wildlife.

Course Aims

  • Examine how conservation management plans for designed landscapes are formulated and how the information gathered is evaluated and verified
  • Examine and explain the role of public and interested parties, statutory and non-statutory consultees.
  • Examine the role of public funding; evaluate other sources of funding; discuss the implications of grant aid criteria
  • Explain issues and procedures associated with the renewal of plant features.
  • Develop and outline strategies for creating new features within existing landscapes.
  • Describe the processes involved in creating new gardens or landscapes.
  • Manage wear and tear on historic gardens and designed landscapes
  • Determine appropriate work programs for repair and maintenance of hard landscape features.
  • Identify and outline staffing management and training issues, determine labour skill sets requirements.

Programme Structure

The duration of this online course is 100 hours. This consists of 9 in-depth lessons:

  • Role and Formulation of Conservation Management Plans
  • Consult Public and Interested Parties, Statutory and Non-Statutory Consultees.
  • Role of Public and other Sources of Funding
  • Planning for Renewal of Plant Features
  • Developing New Features within Existing Landscapes
  • Programming Repair of New and Existing Hard Landscape Features.
  • Creating New Gardens and Landscapes.
  • Identifying skills shortages
  • Adapt Historic Gardens and Designed Landscapes for Modern Use

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

Tuition Fee

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    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.


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