2D CAD Garden Design

Course overview

This course is designed to introduce you to computer aided design through using Sketch Up Pro. This course is ideal if you have some experience of Garden Design and would like to use IT to communicate your ideas both as plans and 3D drawings.

You will be assessed through the completion and submission of a small portfolio of coursework assignments based on a simple garden design project. The assignments have been designed to develop your skills using Graphic packages on a computer.

You will learn

  • How to produce a site survey drawing as the basis for a garden design
  • How to organise drawings into layers using Sketch up Pro
  • How to create a simple layout plan
  • How to produce a planting plan

2D CAD for Garden Design – Gateway
Reference: Z0001855

You must be aged 19 and over. You will need at least a Level 1 qualification in garden design.

Upon successful completion of this course, you may be able to progress to one of our Level 2 or L3 garden design courses, or a Level 2 RHS qualification.


Veronica’s story

Veronica studied the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Plant Growth and Development, leading her to become Gardening Editor at The Sun. Veronica’s story