Student Profiles - James Goodman

James Goodman

James Goodman

James is a final year student on the Foundation Degree Horticulture and Garden Design course. James studied A level English, History and Law before going into banking. James enthusiasm for garden design was fired whilst taking part in a charity begins at work community project for Age Concern. James has always enjoyed drawing and wanted to work outdoors. He started working on his parents garden and left banking with a view to a change of career path. James completed the RHS level 2 and a City and Guilds Garden Design course in readiness for the Foundation Degree.

During his first year James immersed himself in the design modules and states that he particularly liked the practical garden build for the Hard Landscaping module. James is looking forward to using his skills after completion of the course to work abroad.He acknowledges that he can develop his skill working for large landscaping companies but eventually sees himself running his own garden design and build Company with the emphasis on design.

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