Vanishing gardens and landscapes threaten UK future says BALI, RHS and HTA

GoLandscape EdNews & Events

For the first time, a report* by Oxford Economics for the Ornamental Horticulture Roundtable Group** reveals the significant value of the UK’s ornamental horticulture and landscape industries. In light of its economic importance, the industry contends that it isn’t being taken seriously by Government for the immense benefits it delivers. £24.2 billion is the total GDP footprint of the UK’s … Read More

GoLandscape pledges its support to YMCA Training to raise awareness of available apprenticeships

GoLandscape EdNews & Events

GoLandscape has pledged its support to YMCA Training, on their work on delivering industry apprenticeships in the wake of a 28% shortfall in the number of apprenticeships being undertaken in the UK, according to FE News. Along with a decrease in apprenticeships, the Open University has recently reported that only 8% of companies in the UK have drawn from their levy, … Read More

GoLandscape supports Brinsbury College and students with their hard landscaping skills

GoLandscape EdNews & Events

landscaping careers, hard landscaping skills

BALI’s Education Officer, Stephen Ensell, was at Brinsbury College this week, helping students with their hard landscaping techniques, including laying natural paving, mixing and brickwork. With support from GoLandscape Ambassador Jake Catling of The Landscaping Consultants and materials donated by CED Stone Group, the day was a true success. The aim of the workshop was to provide students with a flavour of what hard … Read More

BALI partners with Capel Manor College to launch Landscape Construction Diploma

GoLandscape EdNews & Events

landscaping courses

BALI, through its nationwide GoLandscape initiative, has supported BALI Training Provider member Capel Manor College in developing and launching a brand-new Advanced Diploma in Landscape Construction (Level 3). Endorsed by employers within the industry, a crucial element of this new Diploma, the course offers a unique opportunity to develop both technical and business skills. Capel Manor College developed the course … Read More