Principles of landscape construction


Principles and techniques to prepare ground or site for construction of wooden and brick terraces, fences and ground surfaces. This includes knowlege on how to measure and plan out the site, lay stone and tiles.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Principles of landscape construction is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Groundsman/groundswoman: Groundsmen/groundswomen provide landscape and lawn services and maintain grounds for private households, commercial and public facilities, schools, hotels, botanical gardens, golf courses, parks and athletic fields.

Landscape gardener: Landscape gardeners plan, construct, renovate and maintain parks, gardens and public green spaces.

Optional knowledge

Principles of landscape construction is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Landscape designer: Landscape designers design and create outdoor public areas, landmarks, structures, parks, gardens and private gardens to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022