Landscape managers plan, develop and care for outdoor spaces.
- Producing plans
- Drawing up contracts
- Overseeing bids for work
- Checking work on site
- Sticking to the timetable and the budget
- Helping to survey sites to identify the existing natural resources and plant and animal life
- Responsible for creating and moulding landscapes while having a respect for nature
- Supervising larger projects that are carried out by landscape architects
- Giving advice on planning applications and public enquiries
- Newly trained Landscape Managers can earn in the region of £20,000 - £25,000
- Trained with experience Landscape Managers can earn in the region of £25,000 - £40,000
- Senior or Chartered Landscape Managers can earn in excess of £40,000
Qualifications & TrainingTo be a landscape manager you need a degree in landscape architecture or landscape management that is accredited by the Landscape Institute, the professional body for landscape architects. To get onto a degree course, you usually need at least two Highers or A-levels. Subjects such as geography and natural sciences are a good choice. The Welsh Baccalaureate can be an additional qualification. If you already have a degree or substantial experience in a related subject you can take an accredited postgraduate course.