For anyone hoping to gain employment within the floristry industry, the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Floristy is an industry recognised qualification that guides you through the essential elements required for a junior florist and gives you all the practical and technical knowledge to succeed in the world of floristry. In addition to the Health & Safety requirements, apprentices will learn how to design and produce tied designs, floral arrangements and funeral designs together with developing a knowledge and understanding of plants, planted designs and how to produce shop displays. All apprentices will also undertake a Basic First Aid Certificate, together with a City & Guilds Customer Service Certificate.
On this unit based course you will learn how to:
4 GCSEs at A*- D grades (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language with Maths no lower than an E.
There are no formal examinations as part of this apprenticeship; a portfolio of evidence will be compiled whilst at work and during your time spent in college.
Successful students continuing in employment can progress on to Level 3 Apprenticeship in Floristry.
Full-time employment within the floristry industry.
Staff and Facilities
At The Sheffield College's Hillsborough Campus you will learn from staff with a range of floristry qualifications and floral industry backgrounds. There are excellent practical facilities available for both Floristry and Horticultural courses.