The ICI landscaping course has been designed in consultation with the landscaping industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. Course units include:
Trained professionals who can demonstrate the right skills and knowledge should be able to pursue many exciting and respected career options. Here are some places that welcome such professionals.
Working for a design/build firm, landscape designers may create landscapes for homes, hotels, resorts, office parks, retail centres, and more.
Landscape designers are often on staff to share their knowledge of design, cultivation, plants and planting, hardscapes, and more. Some centres may offer their customers individualized landscape design services.
Landscape designers may be involved in plant selection, designing plans for planting, cultivating inventory, purchasing, or sales.
Malls, retail stores, restaurants, offices, schools, hospitals, and homeowners rely on landscape designers to create interior plantscapes, gardens, and courtyards.
Professionals with knowledge of grasses and plants—and their regular maintenance—keep golf courses and other outdoor grounds up to par for resorts, country clubs, and hotels.
Landscape designers may initiate or assist in the supervision of the layout, selection of plants, and maintenance of parks, botanical gardens, government facilities, and historic sites.
This course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the three levels below:
represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.
qualifications recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
The graduate is able to apply a significant range of principles and techniques across various contexts and functions. Graduates can expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.
There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.
The average time within which students complete studies is:
ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.
Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready. The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.
This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.
Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.
Enrolments statistics reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience at ICI:
This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very "hands on" approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the "theory" behind the industry - they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.
Various government departments and business's have enrolled their own staff with ICI for further training and development and is a strong indicator of acceptance and recognition by employers and industry.
The following is a partial list of companies and government departments which have enrolled or sponsored staff into ICI courses:
Already in the Profession or Industry?
This course and qualification is a great way of consolidating existing knowledge via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), updating your industry skills and contributing towards your professional development. It is also one of the most practical steps you can take towards working towards gaining a promotion or better paid position.
Course fees can be claimed as a tax deduction as long as the course is sufficiently connected to your work activities.
What Do I Get?
All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:
On successful completion of the course you will receive:
I would just like to say I enjoyed doing this course. It
gave me the confidence and skills that I needed to get
into the industry. Thank you.
- Johnny Perez
I wasn’t able to leave my full time job to study so distance learning suited me best. I was able to set my own timetable and submit assessments around my own commitments. Had it not been for the flexible nature of the course I would not been able complete my studies!
- Michael Mittiga