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Landscape Gardening

Landscape Gardening

Landscapers create, develop and maintain gardens and open spaces using either their own design or one supplied by a landscape architect or a customer.



This competition focuses on all the essential requirements for a successful career as landscaper.
This competition requires trainee landscapers to showcase their skills across a number of technical skill areas, planning and material management.

Entry criteria

  • This is an individual competition.
  • A maximum of 5 entries per organisation.
  • Competitors must not have more than 3 years’ industry experience.

Steps to taking part in this skills competition

  1. Register to enter this competition by 5 April 2019.
  2. Competitors will be invited to a National Qualifier during Spring/Summer 2019.
  3. Shortlisted competitors will be invited to a Semi-Final during Spring/Summer 2019, further details will be released following National Qualifier.
  4. WorldSkills UK quality assure the results and finalists will be notified by September 2019.
  5. Finalists will participate in the UK National Final at the NEC in November 2019 as part of WorldSkills UK LIVE.

Additional information

  • Download the competition overview from the Tools section to find out more about this skills competition and help with your preparation.
  • Pre-competition activity pack will be available soon.

Heats, dates and venues

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It's been an amazing experience, right from the start...

Will Burberry, Gold Medal winner 2015

Competition organising partner

Competition organising partner

The Association of Professional Landscapers is the competition organising partner for the Landscaping competition.