Landscape Gardener



Design and construct garden landscapes or renovate existing gardens, using a range of gardening skills to create a landscape that is aesthetically pleasing as well as functional.


Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate designs, plans, drawings, specifications and quotations
  • Schedule landscape construction
  • Prepare areas for landscape construction by analysing sites and clearing debris
  • Select, estimate and order materials and plants
  • Set out and install ‘hardscape’ (walls, paths and timber features) and ‘softscape‘ (plants) structures
  • Construct or reface steps, garden walls, fences, trellises, pergolas, ponds, fountains and irrigation systems
  • Install facilities and features, such as ferneries, barbecues, play structures and garden furniture
  • Construct paths, steps and paved areas with paving materials, gravel and timber
  • Perform ‘formative’ (shaping) pruning
  • Maintain and repair gardening equipment


Growth: Strong

Education Pathways: AHC30916 Certificate III in Landscape Construction

AHC42016 Certificate IV in Landscape

AHC20616 Certificate II in Parks and Gardens

Undergraduate Degree