Award in Vertical Wall Planting and Living Pillars (Level 2)

Course overview

This course delves into the innovative world of vertical gardens and green walls, exploring their design, construction, and maintenance. Vertical walls are dynamic installations that utilise plants to transform vertical surfaces into vibrant, living ecosystems.

Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to create stunning and functional vertical gardens in various indoor and outdoor settings. Whether for residential, commercial, or public spaces, this course equips individuals with the expertise to harness the beauty and benefits of living walls, enhancing the built environment while fostering connections with nature.

You will learn

  • The principles behind living walls
  • How irrigation systems are used
  • How to select plants
  • How to consider structures
  • How living walls contribute to urban sustainability by improving air quality and promoting biodiversity
  • How living ecosystems are used

Although there is no formal qualification associated with this course, all participants will receive a Capel Manor College Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.

No formal qualifications required.

Upon completion of this course you can go on to study Award in Rain Gardens (Level 2), Award in Green Roofs (Level 2), Controlled Environmental Agriculture (Level 2), or a range of sustainable courses in the green environment, climate change or carbon literacy.