Learn to Choose appropriate plants for whatever situation you are planting into.
There are 13 lessons in this course:
Strategies for Selecting Plants
Establishment Methods and Planting
Problems with Plants during the Establishment Period
Planting Solutions for Wet Areas
Shade Plants and Gardening
Growing Windbreaks, Hedges and Screens
Dry Garden Plants
General Trees and Shrubs
Fitting More into a Small Garden
Plants for Various Situations
Living Garden Art
How Your Course Works
- Enrol any time. Your enrolment will be processed usually within a day or two; and during business hours, often within an hour.
will then receive an email explaining the course and how to access to a
study guide, and our help desk. The guide contains both an audio and
written explanation of how the course can be undertaken in a way where
you can choose to emphasise or de-emphasise aspects of your learning,
according to where your greatest interest or needs may lay.
then follow the study guide, reading and undertaking varied learning
tasks, designed by professional educators to broaden and deepen your
understanding of the subject. These tasks can vary from practicals to
research and more.
- If and when you need to; you can contact our academic staff via a help desk. Emails are answered every working day.
concluding each lesson, you are presented with a series of automated
self assessment questions, to review and reinforce your learning
- On conclusion of all lessons; you are presented with
a major online exam; comprising lots of questions, reflecting the scope
of all lessons.
- A final exam is able to be tackled in
completion of all lessons; and when you feel comfortable and confident
of having understood and retained most of what has been studied.
exam is assessed in our online training system immediately it is
submitted; and if you achieve a result of 60% or more, you are given
access to download a “Certificate of Completion” This certificate
carries your name (extracted from the original enrolment order);
together with a current date, and carrying endorsements from this school
and the ACS Global Partners Network.
automatic; but if you do need help at any point along your journey of
discovery; but there is a help desk, with real people who have real
expertise –only an email away.