21October2019

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Garden Landscape Architect

 

Garden Landscape Architect

Landscape architects plan, design and maintain outdoor spaces such as settings for buildings, parks, private gardens and public recreational areas. They make site surveys , prepare plans and drawings for contractors and supervise site work. They work with plants and often incorporate paved areas, walls and outdoor structures in their designs.

 

Introduction
Landscape architects plan, design and maintain outdoor spaces such as settings for buildings, parks, private gardens and public recreational areas. They make site surveys , prepare plans and drawings for contractors and supervise site work. They work with plants and often incorporate paved areas, walls and outdoor structures in their designs.

 

Adult Opportunities
There is no formal upper age limit for entry to this occupation. Relevant practical experience in planning, landscape architecture or in an architect's practice is valuable.

If you are aged 23 or over, you may do a college or university course that relaxes normal academic requirements for suitable mature applicants.

If you already have degree in a related subject such as architecture, agriculture or other appropriate discipline, with suitable work experience, you may take a postgraduate course.

Further Information
Contact your local SOLAS office for Career Guidance, planning and support that will help you make informed decisions about the best career direction for you

Information courtesy of SOLAS.