Garden tourism is a niche area that’s never been trendier. It’s attracting those keen to explore and absorb nature for the ‘green’ health benefits. There’s still significant and underappreciated potential in this tourism product, and it’s ripe for the picking.
The Certificate of Garden Tourism is a professional development course that will help you plan, develop and manage garden tourism destinations, gardening events and garden tours.
In this garden tourism course, you will explore potential garden tourism destinations, how to create and manage successful garden events, the viability of garden events and their components, and effective marketing strategies for garden tourism products.
On completion of this course, you will have a foundation understanding of how to determine, plan, develop and manage garden tourism destinations.
Unit - Garden Tourism
Unit 1 – Scope And Nature Of Garden Tourism
Types Of Gardens
The Place Of Gardens In Broader Tourism
Who Visits Gardens Or Garden Events and Why
Unit 2 – Garden Destinations
Types Of Tourist Attractions – Places
Add On Income
Unit 3 – Creating And Managing A Destination
What Makes A Viable Garden Tourism Destination?
Planning A Destination
Locations, Regions, Countries
Managing A Destination
Unit 4 – Garden Events
What Type Of Garden Event?
When To Conduct The Event?
Where To Conduct The Event?
Finalising Your Plan
Non-Garden But Related Events
Unit 5 – Creating and Managing Garden Events
Phase 1 – Preparation
Phase 2 – Detailed Planning and Development
Phase 3 – Evaluation
Initiating A Garden Event
Set Up And Pack Up/Knockdown
Managing Visitor Access
Unit 6 – Garden Activities
Creating The Concept – What Garden Activities Could Be Delivered?
Planning Your Garden Activities – The Organisation
Delivering Garden Activities
Unit 7 – Garden Tours
Why Create Garden Tours?
Part-Day and Day Tours
Creating Tour Packages
What Comes Next?
Unit 8 – Conducting Garden Tours
What Are You Featuring?
The Logistics Behind The Tour
Delivering The Tour
At The End Of The Tour
Unit 9 – Marketing Garden Tourism
Marketing And Communication Approaches
The Marketing Cycle
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 50 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
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Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
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I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
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