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.
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.
Introduction to art and design for florists
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.
Practical Assessment and Coursework
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.
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.