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Academy for Distance Learning provides over 501+ Career Professional Development (CPD) courses, Certificates, Diplomas and Higher qualifications. The 19 disciplines include: Agriculture, Animals, Bookkeeping, Business Management, Ecotourism & Adventure Activities, Education, Training & Research, Environmental, Health Sciences, Health, Fitness & Recreation, Horticulture, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Technology & Computing, Pet Care, Photography, Pre-Medical, Psychology & Counselling, Science & Technology, Workshops & Practical’s, and Writing & Journalism. Course material available On-line, CD or by Correspondence.

The focus of ADL is on learning. Our courses are globally relevant, up-to-date, compatible with industry and can be - studied from anywhere in the world. Our courses combine knowledge with practical tasks, a unique feature to ADL not found at other distance learning institutions – an added bonus to compliment any CV/Resume. Our helpful tutor and admin support system make learning enjoyable and rewarding.

Who are our students?
Our students are those who want to improve their lives through education. They come from all over the UK and rest of the world, from all kinds of backgrounds and ages. Many are trying out distance learning and further education for the first time, while others have degrees and other qualifications and are interested in pursuing additional education. Some students even undertake our courses purely for hobby purposes, while others use our courses to change careers.

We are located in Canterbury, England and our 40 years in education means that our courses are highly credible and relevant today’s trends.

Learning methods
You choose a learning method that suits you: Online, CD-ROM or Correspondence.
Every ADL student is assigned a tutor who supports you throughout your course and beyond. Your tutor is there to guide and facilitate your learning and prov

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Study level: Intermediate
Course description:

Green Walls and Roofs course online. Discover and learn how to develop appropriate and functional roof and vertical gardens, for residential, commercial and public landscapes. This outstanding online course will help you create the Green Walls and Roofs that you thought where impossible to build. 
There are lots of different reasons for creating a vertical garden or roof garden, and the way you develop the garden may be affected by the reason you create it. Common reasons might be: Lack of space for a more extensive garden Improve aesthetics of an ugly place (wall or roof) Improve physical environment (eg. Reduce glare, modify temperature, filter air pollutants, reduce water run off and mitigate flood problems) Urban farming – growing crops in an urban area.

Entry requirements: None - Open to All
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Starting How long Days you attend Where Class info Price
Online course

Any time

Variable - to suit the learner

No attendance for this course

You study this on your computer

Class size: Unlimited (places left)

per course

Or buy a course voucher

Qualification: Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)
united kingdom

UK qualification

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