Diploma in Landscaping & Gardening at The Advanced Construction Training Academy

Course Description


On completion of the course the participant will be able to,

1) Understand the principles and procedures underlying the design and development of garden areas.

2) Apply knowledge of landscape theory, combined with the aesthetic, technical and scientific understanding required by this demanding career.

3) Meet the future industry and community requirements to effectively work as landscape designers with a thorough understanding of sustainability

Entry Requirement:

Those who are interested in Landscaping & Gardening & intending to, find employment as landscape architects both locally and abroad develop their own home gardens

Courses Content 

1) History of Landscape Architecture and garden design
2) Man & Environment
3) Basics of Plant Biology
4) Soft landscaping
5) Plant Nursery Management -1
6) Plant Nursery Management -11
7) Hard landscaping
8) Basic Drawing Skills-1
9) Basic Drawing Skills-11
10) Types of Gardens
11) Landscape & Garden design – 1
12) Landscape & Garden design -11
13) Estimating and costing for Landscaping & Garden designing

Lectures & Practicals:
Medium: English/Sinhala
Duration: 1 Year (06 Months Institutional & 06 Months field Project Work)
Methodology: Lectures, Demonstrations, Practical sessions, Field visits, Assignments and a final Project

  • Address :

    Advanced Construction Training Academy 350A, “Idikireem Medura”, Pannipitiya Road Pelawatta, Battaramulla

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  • Phone :

    0094-115672278, 0094-112786508

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  • Organizer Information

  • Organizer Name :

    The Advanced Construction Training Academy

  • Short Description :

    The Advanced Construction Training Academy is the training arm of the National Construction Association of Sri Lanka (NCASL). ACTA was established as a model training centre with Public and Private sector Partnership (PPP) to serve the construction industry sector. ACTA is the only training centre with ISO 9001-2008 IWA II standard certification in the construction industry at present. ACTA is considered as one of the successful projects of Agence Francasie De Development (AFD) of the Government of France. AFD has made a considerable financial contribution to establish ACTA and to provide technical consultancy services for training & development.

    ACTA is also registered with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) as a Training Provider (TVEC Reg. No. PO1/0358). ACTA is the only Public - Private Partnership organization authorized by TVEC to conduct diploma programs at NVQ Level 5 & 6.
    ACTA has already received accreditation from EDEXCEL - UK to conduct BTEC HND Programs in Quantity Surveying.

    Further more, ACTA is recognized by Northumbria University – UK. Those who successfully complete Diploma level courses at ACTA are eligible to enter Northumbria University to follow Degree level programs.


Location: Advanced Construction Training Academy 350A, “Idikireem Medura”, Pannipitiya Road Pelawatta, Battaramulla


  1. Nilanthi
    Nilanthi April 28, 2017 at 8:13 am .

    Please let me know the course fee, time of classes and the duration

  2. Kuwera Kithsiri Ranasinghe
    Kuwera Kithsiri Ranasinghe April 17, 2018 at 4:02 pm .

    Please let me know the details

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