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EPL de Marmilhat

BP 116 - 63370 Lempdes - Tél. 04 73 83 72 50

This course is intended for students who passed a National Diploma in landscape gardening or A levels.
Its aim is to be in line with the recent evolutions of the craft. Professionals now manage private or public gardens as well as wide landscaped areas.

 

 

Possible jobs after a HND in landscape gardening :

Landscape foreman : technical and financial management of works

Technician in a landscape gardening company (garden maintenance)

Landscape designer assistant

Maintenance and development of places of historical interest

 

Further studies :

BSC in landscape gardening

Specific advanced maths and physics classes towards competitive admission into French engineering colleges

  • INA College in Angers
  • ENSP in Versailles
  • ITIAPE in Lille

 

HND landscape gardening curriculum

Two-year full time course. Technical, scientific and humanities such as foreign languages, economics and French.

The practicals are carried out around the college and in different companies.

  • Maths : 70 hours
  • Computer science : 50
  • French, communication : 245
  • Economics, employment law : 205
  • Landscape gardening techniques : 515
  • Agronomy : 30
  • Machinery and mechanisation : 75
  • Biology and ecology : 135

Cultural and historical approach

of the landscape : 85

Plastic arts : 20

 

Second-year studies from practical examples leading to written reports :

Landscape gardening, study of works from beginning to end : 90 hours

Garden design : 90 hours

Sport : 90 hours

One-week special studies : water resources, terraces…120 hours

 

Work placements :

Three months in a landscape gardening company, garden design company.

Placements abroad are very appreciated in the curriculum. The students will be asked to write a report as an important part of their exam (oral presentation)