The Learning Landscape Program

This program is open to graduates, students and professionals interested in developing a career at the top level of landscape creation. 

Our program builds on our 50 years of experience and culture of training and investment in people to afford successful candidates with the opportunity to learn under the guidance of Ireland’s leading landscape professionals. 

What is the Learning Landscape Program?

The LLP is a programme developed to provide those wishing to build a career in landscape horticulture with the opportunity to build commercially focused knowledge and experience while also continuing academic and research activities. The program provides a flexible working environment which will allow you to divide your time between study, research and work activities. 

What opportunities are on offer?

For students:

  • Fixed-term and targetted experience periods
  • Seasonal work during holiday periods 
  • Day release or part-time work

For graduates

  • Part-time work in targetted areas
  • Internships
  • Applied research opportunities
  • Applied research grants
  • Work and research initiatives 

For professionals 

  • Targetted experience
  • Upskilling courses

Target areas

  • Biodiversity initiatives 
  • Green infrastructure installation 
  • Green roof construction
  • Urban landscape construction 
  • Residential landscape installation 
  • Sports turf installation and maintenance 
  • Bioscaping and landscape maintenance 
  • Landscape design and planning 
  • Landscape quantity surveying 
  • Landscape construction administration 

Who should apply?

While the program is open to everyone, it will be of particular interest to students and graduates of horticulture, design, environmental and related areas of study. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the landscape, a strong work ethic and a commitment to building a career in landscape design, construction and management. 

Will you be paid?

Yes. This program has been developed to allow you to develop and grow while being able to meet commitments. Remuneration rates are based on the specific nature of your tailored program. You will part-fund research and academic activities by working with landscape teams undertaking project installations and and ongoing maintenance. 

What will you do?

Depending on the nature of your program, you may split your time between active and applied research on sites, working with landscape teams and engaging with stakeholders. 

How long is the program? 

While always time-constrained, the program is tailored to individual needs. This may involve a block of targetted time, part-time work over a number of weeks, months or even years or to fit with a specific course.

How to apply 

Email a CV and cover letter explaining your interest and what you feel we can do for you to Barry

What happens next?

Following your expression of interest, you will be contacted by one of the team for an informal chat, which may lead to an interview and provision of a place on the programme. 


All applications and expressions of interest are treated in the strictest of confidence. Unless specifically requested, forwarded CVs of unsuccessful applicants are retained on a secure database for future consideration.