Landscapers create, develop and maintain gardens and open spaces. In construction they can use either their own design or one supplied by a landscape architect / designer or customer.
Competitors who are looking to become a landscaper are likely to be working on timber construction, walls, water features, paving, varying levels, turf and planting.
The individual will need to enjoy working outdoors, work well with their hands, be good at problem-solving, work well with others and have great customer service skills. They may need to work well from garden designs, understand the soil and drainage, be able to follow instruction and develop a knowledge of trees and shrubs.