This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.
If you are looking to start a career within the floristry industry and are keen to develop your creative flair along with practical, technical floristry skills, then this course is perfect for you.
Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge of different flowers and plants and how to look after them.
You will learn that successful florists need to understand their tools, environment and the all-important finishing touches that make a difference. The course will help you gain an understanding of design principles and the skills needed to apply these to the creation of beautiful floristry products.
You will also gain an understanding of how floristry businesses operate and develop the skills needed to interact with customers and identify their needs.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
The course will start in September and will take 18 weeks to complete. You will attend college on a Thursday evening from 6.00pm – 9.00pm.
The course takes place at our Main Campus, Stockbridge Lane, Huyton, L36 3SD.
What will I study?
This qualification covers the skills you will need to enter the world of work within the floristry industry, or progress to further learning and training.
You will study the following modules:
- Working in the floristry industry
- Preparing to create floristry designs
- Creating floristry designs
- Customer service
- Caring for and maintaining floristry products
- Floristry design principles
- Health and safety for the land-based industries
How is it assessed?
You will be assessed by synoptic assignments and theory exams.
You must also complete the mandatory employer involvement requirement before successfully achieving this qualification.
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
You should have at least four GCSEs at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above in English and maths.
This is a professional floristry qualification and applicants must be prepared to undertake 150 hours industry experience as part of this qualification.
What are the course fees?
The total cost of this course is £633. You may be eligible for funding depending on your personal circumstances and subject to a fee assessment during the enrolment process. For further details, please visit our financial support pages.
What can I go on to do once I have finished this course?
Once you have successfully completed this qualification you could go on to study the level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry.
Are you ready to apply?
However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.
Ref: Suzanne Foster/Jayne Snape