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Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Horticulture & Floristry 
Course Code:
HFFFL1 
 
Entry Requirements
No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required for candidates undertaking this qualification. Good practical skills and creativity would be an advantage and you will also need a helpful and pleasant manner when working within the student team and with customers.
 
 

Floristry Level 2

This full time Floristry programme can help you to gain and develop the skills you need to work as a Florist. You will learn about flower and plant care, identify and use foliages and flowers, create floral designs for celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and events as well as make funeral and tribute flower arrangements.


About the Course

This full-time Floristry program can help you gain and develop the skills you need to work in the floristry industry as a junior florist.  You will learn about cut flower and plant care, identify and use flowers and foliages in current commercial designs and create floral designs for celebrations such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, funerals and events. 


Key Units

Introduction to art and design for florists

Identify, check and monitor the quality of incoming cut materials
Identify and maintain the condition of plants and planted designs
Plan, prepare and construct tied floristry designs
Plan, prepare and construct funeral designs
Plan, prepare and construct floral arrangements
Plan, prepare and construct wedding designs with floral materials
Display of floristry goods
Introduction to working in the industry
Introduction to function decorating using floral displays



Entry Requirements

No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required for candidates undertaking this qualification. Good practical skills and creativity would be an advantage and you will also need a helpful and pleasant manner when working within the student team and with customers.


Assessment

Practical Assessment and Coursework


Future Opportunities

Once you have successfully completed this course you can progress to a junior position within the flower industry or onto the full-time level 3 Floristry course or a level 3 Apprenticeship where you work within the industry and attend college one day a week.


Tell Me More

We have a fantastic Floristry studio/workshop where we work as a commercial unit, giving students the best learning opportunities to help them gain employment in the industry. Student trips are arranged to Harrogate Flower Show and to local fresh flower and sundry wholesalers where students are able to enter floral competitions. Several industry specialists give 'talks and seminars' to help support the students with their floristry knowledge throughout their academic year.


Extra Costs

Full-time Floristry students are asked to purchase a Floristry work box which contains all the equipment they require for their course.