We offer a range of industry focused garden design courses that will give you the practical skills to pursue your goals.


Gain a recognised qualification.

The Garden Design Academy of Ireland is accredited by the International Approval and Registration Centre (IARC) who ensure the quality standards relating to course content, delivery, assessment and administration are maintained.
Our courses are fully accredited by the IARC.

All courses are part-time.

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Our tutors are industry professionals.

From the very beginning of your course your tutors will be with you every step of the way to provide support, guidance and encouragement. Tutors provide constructive feedback on your work, based on their own experience in the industry.

Our courses will help you achieve your goals.

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Join our alumni network.

Our graduates have gone on to manage real-life garden design projects, secure employment with leading agencies and implement successful garden design strategies for their own businesses.

We host an annual graduation ceremony.

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Exercise your skills.

Our Postgraduate Diploma course offers you the opportunity to gain real-world experience with an optional one month work placement on successful completion of this course.

Available in Dublin, Cork and Galway.

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Corporate Training

The Garden Design Academy of Ireland can create bespoke training for your team or business. We can also assist with any graduate placement opportunities you may have.

Simply contact our experienced team to discuss your needs.

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We're here to help

Our experienced team can answer any questions you have about our courses and the payment options available. We can also advise you on the materials you need to get started. Whether you want to change career, upskill, or simply learn the basics, we have the right course for you.

Just contact us and we will arrange to call you back.

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