You will study a range of topics that are compulsory. These will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to progress within the floristry industry, learning about current and future design development and innovation in floristry.
You will study creative floral design methods and techniques, botany and business and marketing skills along with developing advanced skills in hand tied designs, floral arrangements, funeral and sympathy designs, wedding and event work and trends within the industry.
You will study the following mandatory units:
Flower, foliage and houseplant care
Working in the floristry industry
Principles of the creative design process
Practical skills – Tied designs, floral designs in mediums, wired and glued designs
Business management and marketing
Trends in the industry
Principles of Health and safety
To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve all the following assessments:
Theory exam – written paper
Synoptic assessment (practical test)
Health & Safety – multiple choice exam
150 hours work experience
Why Choose us?
Dedicated floristry classrooms and workshop
Experienced lecturers with many years industry experience
Educational trips to The Netherlands, wholesale flower market, wholesalers and flower growers
Competition work – Students are encouraged to compete at Harrogate Flower Show, Worldskills UK, Interflora and RHS Chelsea Florist of the year
Based within land-based college with vast natural resources and beautiful grounds
Opportunities to produce floral designs for college events, flowers festivals, private weddings as well as working with companies like Castle Howard and Merchant Taylors Hall.