Outdoor Living Level 3

Course code: OSC979
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Develop your skills in outdoor living with an award-winning home learning provider!

  • Gain an understanding of the challenges of working outdoors
  • Learn the basics of outdoor planning including planting
  • Create yourown project where you decide on an outdoor design
  • Understand the history of outdoor design and how it has evolved
  • Examine inspirational examples of best practice from established designers to illustrate the importance of developing your own individual style
  • Explore the rich history of outdoor furniture and furnishings and become familiar with the major international suppliers, designers and manufacturers

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs will be delayed up to 2 weeks. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

This course will allow you to study at a time and place which suits you with no strict deadlines or timetabling to contend with. This means you can fit studying around your other commitments!

You will receive your course by post or email, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Outdoor Living Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor Marked Assignments.

Course Content
  • Define outdoor design
  • Domestic Settings
  • Developing a timeline
  • Advantages and disadvantages of outdoor design
  • Importance of planning
  • Creating a plan
  • Importance of communication
  • Best practice within a designer’s job
  • Materials
  • Appropriate furniture
  • Why some furniture is not suitable
  • Challenges
  • Outdoor lighting in a plan
  • Health and safety
  • Impact on outdoor lighting
  • Comparing outdoor lighting solutions
  • Importance of using plants
  • Plants in a domestic setting
  • Compare old and new plant designs
  • Challenges of using plants
  • Outdoor design theme
  • Create an outdoor project
  • Mood boards
  • Project Challenges
Extra Info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required. You are required to do some of your own research.

Course Duration

You will have a full year to complete this course, which is plenty of time to be able to study at your own pace.

Study Method

You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

No previous skills or knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

• Dedicated personal tutor support
• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE CV writing service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• FREE XO Student Discounts card
• *Comprehensive study guide
• *Open Study College pen and highlighter
• *Student study planner
• *Student notebook
• *Document wallet
* Not included with the online study option

You will send your work to your personal tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Outdoor Living Level 3.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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If you are interested in and you’re looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your life - this is the ideal course for you. Enrol online today by clicking below or speak to one of our advisers for more information.

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