AVAILABLE BRAND: Bicton College | LEARNING AREAS: Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture COURSES


Bicton College Bicton LEVEL: 3 Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture

In February 2014, we attained the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our leadership of skills development across the region’s rural economy.  In 2015 Duchy College (part of The Cornwall College Group) merged with Bicton College to become the region’s largest land-based education and training provider.


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Ideal if:

you want to expand your existing training from Level 2 as a professional florist and pursue a career in this creative industry.

You’ll need:

five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and maths.

You’ll learn:

advanced skills in the creative design process, diverse flower and plant care, diverse tied floristry design, diverse floral designs for weddings, diverse floral designs, diverse funeral designs, working in the floristry industry and retail operations.  Function and event decoration using floral displays.


a course designed to build your wide range of advanced practical floristry skills and to explore your creativity and knowledge to take into employment and enterprise.

You’ll love:

the supportive, friendly teaching on a beautiful campus and opportunities to further develop your creativity.

You’ll go on to:

further study with our City & Guilds Level 4 Higher Diploma.


Floristry Fast Track City & Guilds Certificate & Diploma

Start Date





36 weeks


09:30 till 16:00


wed | thu


Caroline Crabb Lecturer - Floristry

Caroline has been working in the floristry industry for almost two decades. She regularly competes in national competitors, has won medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and has run her own floristry business for the last 16 years. Caroline is one of only 50 people in the UK to hold the Masters Diploma in Professional Floristry (City & Guilds Level 5). She has also been awarded in a Licentiateship LCGI and Affiliateship (AfCGI) by City & Guilds.
Horticulture & Floristry

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.