The Water Gardening course allows you to design and construct water gardens and features.

If you like landscaping, water features and being creative, then the water gardening course will give you the chance to express your creative side.

The course complements further studies such as the Garden Design and Landscaping course.

The course if self-paced to suit your lifestyle.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction
  2. Construction
  3. Equipment
  4. Ponds, Watercourses, Bog gardens, Dams
  5. Spas and Swimming Pools
  6. Water Features
  7. Water Plants
  8. Aquatic Animals
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Identify and describe generic construction materials and techniques suitable for water gardens and pools.
  • Select appropriate equipment for use with water features.
  • Specify the design and construction of a pond or watercourse.
  • Specify the design, construction and maintenance of a spa or swimming pool.
  • Specify the design and construction of a Water Feature other than a pond or water course.
  • Identify the water plants commonly used in water gardens.
  • Identify a variety of aquatic animals suitable for water gardens, and their requirements.