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Garden Design Short Courses

The following are the next available dates for our part time courses, for more course details select the relevant course:

One week courses

Garden Design: The Essentials

  • 7 - 11 Sep 2015

Intensive introduction for students wanting an overview of the subject for their own garden projects or for students considering a career in this area

Freehand and Two Point Perspective Drawing

Develop freehand and technical interior visualisation abilities

Two and three day workshops

Business Skills for Designers (three days)

Setting up a Design Practice

  • 17 Sep 2015

Running a Profitable Design Business

  • 19 Feb 2016

Effective Project Co-ordination

  • 26 Feb 2016

Perspective Drawing (two days)

  • 31 Mar - 1 Apr 2016

To understand the principles of One-Point Perspective Drawing and to use this new skill in both formal drawings and sketch perspectives

One day workshops

Experience Garden Design

  • 6 May 2016

An introduction to the basic principles of garden design

Designing an Outside Space for Entertaining

This one day course will focus on designing areas of the garden for entertaining outside

Introduction to Freehand Drawing

  • 4 Dec 2015

To gain an understanding of how to approach freehand sketching and to build confidence

Kick-start Your Garden Design Studies

  • 29 Apr 2016

To help students get started on their Garden Design Open Learning Studies

CAD courses

Vectorworks Beginners (three days)

  • 8 - 10 Jun 2015

Introduction to CAD Vectorworks

Vectorworks Intermediate (three days)

  • 28 - 30 Sep 2015

SketchUp (two days)

  • 5 - 6 Oct 2015

Comprehensive introduction to SketchUp

Short Courses

KLC offers intensive courses in garden design that are accredited and highly respected within the industry

These courses provide the training you need to practise as a professional and KLC is also highly involved and proactive in helping students find work on graduation. Graduates have been employed by a range of award winning designers such as Andy Sturgeon, Arne Maynard, Joe Swift and Marcus Barnett (and the full list of designers and companies can be viewed here).

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